The Ten Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology

The Ten Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology

Here's an updated list of the ten most read question-and-answer features of all time on the blog. These questions (all submitted by readers of Sex and Psychology) span a very wide range of topics. Many of them fall under the category of “What’s normal when it comes to sex?”  By contrast, others reflect curiosity about diverse sexual practices, as well as interest in better understanding what's safe when it comes to sex. 

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How Can I Tell If My Partner Is Cheating?

How Can I Tell If My Partner Is Cheating?

Readers of the blog often send me their questions about sex and relationships, and one that I’ve heard several times recently concerns infidelity and whether there are any reliable indicators or red flags that your partner might be unfaithful. For example, one reader asked: “How can you tell if your man is cheating? What are the signs to look for?”

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The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex & Psychology in 2018

The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex & Psychology in 2018

As 2018 winds down, let's take a look back at this year's ten most read articles on Sex and Psychology. The following posts represent an incredibly diverse range of content and, combined, have been read hundreds of thousands of times! There were quite a few similarities to last year's list--in fact, the top five articles this year were all on the list somewhere last year. Also, as you'll see, articles related to orgasms, anal sex, and what’s “normal” were especially popular this year, as were articles that addressed questions submitted by readers of the blog (in fact, seven of the top ten articles were Q&As!).

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10 More of Your Burning Questions About Sex, Answered (VIDEO)

10 More of Your Burning Questions About Sex, Answered (VIDEO)

I’m answering more of YOUR questions about sex today. In the video below, I’ll review ten questions submitted by readers of Sex and Psychology and explore what science can tell us about each one. As in previous videos, these questions cover a very diverse range of topics, from how long people tend to spend on sex to the effectiveness of the “pull-out” method to how many people have shaved their pubic hair. The specific questions are listed below. Check out the video for the answers!

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Video: 10 Questions About Sex

Video: 10 Questions About Sex

Today, I’m answering YOUR questions about sex. I’ve put together a brief video in which I review ten questions submitted by readers of Sex and Psychology and explore what science can tell us about each one. These questions cover a very diverse range of topics, from the best sexual position for orgasm to how often people think about sex to the sexual appeal of BDSM. 

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The 10 Most-Read Q&As on Sex and Psychology

The 10 Most-Read Q&As on Sex and Psychology

Here's an updated list of the ten most read Q&As of all time on the blog. These questions (all submitted by readers of Sex and Psychology) span quite the range of topics. Some of them are united by this theme: “What’s normal when it comes to sex?” Others, however, focus more on curiosity about different sexual practices, as well as what's safe when it comes to sex. 

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When It Comes To Sex, "Average" and "Normal" Don't Mean the Same Thing

When It Comes To Sex, "Average" and "Normal" Don't Mean the Same Thing

People email me with questions about their sex lives all the time. More often than not, these questions boil down to the same theme: "Am I normal?"

A lot of folks asking these questions have already researched the answers and, often, they've discovered that they differ from some statistical average reported in the media. It's the realization of this difference that prompts many follow-up emails to me. For instance, I sometimes hear from men who worry that they're masturbating and/or watching porn "too much," as well as people of all genders who worry that they aren't having "enough" sex with their partners.

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The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex & Psychology in 2017

The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex & Psychology in 2017

As 2017 winds down, let's take a look back at this year's ten most read articles on Sex and Psychology. The following posts represent an incredibly diverse range of content and, combined, have been read nearly a half-million times! There were quite a few similarities to last year's list--in fact, the top four articles from last year appeared somewhere on the list again this year. Also, as you'll see, articles related to orgasms, pornography, and anal sex were especially popular this year, as were articles that addressed questions submitted by readers of the blog (in fact, six of the top ten articles were Q&As!).

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The Top 10 Questions on Sex and Psychology

The Top 10 Questions on Sex and Psychology

For today's post, I have put together an updated list of the ten most read Q&As of all time on the blog. As you'll see, these questions (all submitted by readers of Sex and Psychology) span quite a range of topics. However, most of them are united by the same theme: “What’s normal when it comes to sex?” What you'll see when you read the answers is that “normal” does not mean just one thing!

10. How often do married couples have sex? (It turns out that there's a lot of variability, and frequency seems to depend a lot on people's age. However, it's important to note that more isn't always better when it comes to sex and that, as we age, quality of sex becomes much more important than quantity.)

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The Top 10 Questions On Sex And Psychology

The Top 10 Questions On Sex And Psychology

For this week’s edition of Sex Question Friday, I’ve put together an updated list of the ten most read Q&A posts of all time from this site. These questions (all submitted by readers of Sex and Psychology) span quite a range of topics, but most are united by this theme: “What’s normal when it comes to sex?” What you'll see from the answers is that “normal” does not mean just one thing!

10. How many men and women shave their pubic hair? (Survey research finds that most men and women say they've done it at least once before--but people do it in different ways, with different frequencies, and for very different reasons. Just be careful if you do it because emergency room visits for pubic hair grooming injuries are more common than you might think!)

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The 10 Most Popular Questions On Sex And Psychology

The 10 Most Popular Questions On Sex And Psychology

For this week’s edition of Sex Question Friday, I’ve compiled a list of the ten most read answers to readers’ sex questions. These questions span quite a range of topics, but most are united by a single theme: “What’s normal when it comes to sex?” I hope you'll see in these answers that “normal” does not mean just one thing. Keep those questions coming!

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The 10 Most Common Sex Questions

The 10 Most Common Sex Questions

One of the most popular features on The Psychology of Human Sexuality is Sex Question Friday, in which I answer readers’ questions about sex, love, and relationships. The sheer number of questions that have come into the site to date is incredible and I continue to do my best to answer as many as I can; however, I have noticed that some of the same questions get asked time and again as new readers discover the site. In light of this, I thought it would be worthwhile to run a list of the ten most common sex questions (and answers) that have made their way to my inbox. Keep sending in your questions, and remember: knowledge is power…and pleasure!

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Sex Question Friday: The 5 Most Popular Questions On The Psychology Of Human Sexuality

On this week’s edition of Sex Question Friday, we’re counting down the five most read articles in which I provided answers to sex questions submitted by readers of the site. As you will see, there is a common theme uniting all of these questions: “What’s normal when it comes to sex?”
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