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Q&A: How Do I “Get Into It” After Forced Sexual Experiences?

“Tuning out” from sex is a survival response to non-consensual sex. It becomes kind of an automatic response so that later, even when you’re having sex with someone who you actually want to have sex with and consent to have sex with, it can be easy to slip into that same pattern and not really be present.

Q&A: My Boyfriend Likes It When I Have Sex With Other Men, I Don’t

These are common elements of what are called cuckoldry relationships, also called the “hot wife” phenomenon in which a woman either pretends to have sex with other men or actually has sex with other men and her male partner (such as a boyfriend or husband) is aroused as a result.

Q&A: Is Sexual Chemistry A Sign Of Healthy Relationships?

My sex partner and I have really good sexual chemistry together, but we’re complete opposites when we’re not having sex; is this a good thing? Is intensely passionate sex a sign of a healthy relationship or just a strong libido?

The Signs Of A Healthy Relationship

Some questions about sexual health have fairly succinct answers (e.g., questions about the effectiveness rates of contraception). Other questions, however, require a good deal of personal reflection. Case in point: Many women and men (of all ages) wonder at one time or another whether the relationship that they are in is a good one.

Q&A: Can Frequent Sex Harm Our Emotional Relationship?

My girlfriend and I have sex generally between two and three times a day. Can this be harmful to our relationship and emotional attachment to each other? If so, are there ways to increase that such as bonding after sex, cuddling, etc.?

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