Have you ever wondered if how much you have or want to have sex is “normal”? If the answer is “yes” then you are not alone – it is one of the questions Dr. Valeria and I hear most often in our practices. After all, for better or worse, we often can’t help but compare

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In the wake of several attacks by self-proclaimed “incels” (a portmanteau for involuntary celibates) such as Alec Minassian, Dr. Valeria and I decided to take a closer look at the concept of “sexual scarcity” or lack of sex, and the idea of the right to sex (or as some would call it, sexual entitlement). Sexual

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A lot of materials aimed at improving your sex life (including many of the Get Sex Smart podcast episodes) often focus on partnered sex. However, most of us have our first sexual experiences with ourselves. One of the most direct ways in which we can discover our bodies and sexual preferences is through masturbation. Unfortunately,

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What Info Should You Share With Your Sexual Partners? We all have boundaries and expectations of what should be shared with our partner(s) once we enter a relationship. These expectations can be shaped by numerous factors, from past history to our cultural background. But when it comes to sex, most of us have a past,

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Receiving unsolicited “dick pics” has become such a common experience that nearly every woman who tries online dating ends up with a collection of penis pics she never asked for. Intrestingly, women’s negative reactions to these messages have done little to curb the phenomenon, making us wonder: why are men so keen on sharing photos

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“Make him work for it” – that’s the message many women hear from dating experts specializing in heterosexual relationships. They are urged to withhold sex in new relationships with men as a way of securing their commitment to them. This advice is rooted in the belief that withholding sex creates a challenge so many men

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