| June 1, 2018
For those who feel they cannot tell past or current partners directly, one can ask a healthcare provider for help with “partner notification”, whereby they will call or email your past or present partner to let them know (confidentially) that they have been named as a partner of someone who has tested positive for an infection.
| February 2, 2018
One of the most important issues is going as slowly as you want to about making a decision to be sexual with another person — particularly because this decision can affect so much in your life. If in doubt, don’t do it — there is always time to make a decision.
| June 22, 2012
Knowing about the six types of affairs, along with our emotional needs, may help us better understand infidelity in romantic relationships.
| June 7, 2012
For some people, oral sex seems very appealing, sexy, and exciting. For others, oral sex may seem unappealing, boring, dirty, or possibly bad tasting.
| May 31, 2012
Although vaginal intercourse is perhaps the most common/frequently practiced sexual behavior among male-female couples, that’s not the case for all couples.
| May 15, 2012
Enabling real-time, remote sex with unprecedented realism, if teledildonics are the future of cybersex, the future looks awesome.
| April 27, 2012
With rates of polygamous relationships rising, Aliza Saraco-Polner sheds light on the social and biological bases for monogamy and nonmonogamy in humans.
| February 14, 2012
J. Bradley Blankenship observes that that both the penis and Valentine’s Day have a hard time living up to expectations.
| February 7, 2012
Kinsey Institute research fellow and Match.com blogger Justin Garcia writes about relationship deal-breakers.
| January 29, 2012
Do you have an academic interest in sex, and enjoy working with people? Couple and sex therapy may be an intriguing career option…
| January 25, 2012
Some sex research benefits from collecting data from couples rather than individuals. However, doing this takes some methodological considerations.
| January 20, 2012
For better or worse, if you tried to keep a relationship going after high school, freshman year of college often means the end of that romantic relationship.
| January 16, 2012
It can be hard to know when you should make a lifetime commitment to a romantic relationship. Some love and attachment science offers guidelines.
| January 12, 2012
Read ahead for one researcher’s not-so-typical path into the field of sex and relationships.
| December 21, 2011
Book recommendations from experts in the fields of sexuality, gender, health, science and relationships
| December 18, 2011
Weekly feature on book recommendations by people interested in sex and sexual health.