Sexual Curiosities: People Who Sneeze Every Time They Orgasm

Sexual Curiosities: People Who Sneeze Every Time They Orgasm

Scientists and physicians have documented a number of fascinating sexual curiosities over the years, such as people who experience orgasms originating in their feet and men who are allergic to their own semen. One of the more interesting ones I’ve ever come across is a phenomenon known as sexually-induced sneezing, which is exactly what it sounds like. Here's what we know about it.

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The Eyes Are The Window To Our Sexual Orientation?

Scientists who want to study what people find sexually arousing usually face a few major challenges. For one thing, simply asking people how aroused they feel in response to a sexual image or video is problematic because not everyone is willing to admit what turns them on. To get around this difficulty, some researchers have turned to instruments that measure the amount of blood that flows to the genitals. However, these tools are rather invasive because they require participants to attach electronic recording devices to their nether regions, which not everyone is comfortable doing and consequently limits the types of people willing to participate in such research. Fortunately, a new study has found a deceptively simple way of dealing with all of these issues that may provide a more reliable gauge of sexual arousal and sexual orientation [1].  And all you have to do is look into a subject’s eyes.
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Sex Question Friday: Why Does My Boyfriend Sneeze During Sex?

Sex Question Friday: Why Does My Boyfriend Sneeze During Sex?

Every Friday on the blog, I answer people’s questions about sex, love, and relationships. This week’s question comes from a college student who wanted to know why her boyfriend starts sneezing when he becomes sexually aroused. I can’t say I’ve ever heard this question before, but it turns out that there’s actually some research on this topic.

Why does my boyfriend sneeze when he’s really excited? Is that normal?

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