Death Wish

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Risky behavior in adolescent males ranges from self improvement to suicidal, but the reward is the same.

Fuzzy Bunny’s Guide To You-Know-What

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Steve Coruzzi’s sex education was woefully incomplete.

Half the Men Who’ve Ever Lived Did Not Reproduce

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Andy Bodle thought being a redhead would keep him a virgin forever, until Boris Becker won the 1985 Wimbledon and gave gingers a second chance.

The Gentlemen of Paradise

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Carl Pettit finds the mating rituals of the male of the species, avian and human, comically and tragically similar.

How to Talk to Your Kids about Sex

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Start early, and lay the groundwork at each age by answering kids’ questions about sex in developmentally appropriate ways.

Top Tips for New Dads (Part 1)

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Heartfelt emotional—and waste-management—guidance for anyone lucky enough to have knocked up their special someone.

Sex Is the Word

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Online news reports compete for our clicks with entertainment. Are we less well informed than ever?

His Right to Choose

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When Jess Prominski asked her new partner his views on abortion in the event of unplanned pregnancy, she was surprised by his answer.

Changing Seasons Now; Snow, Soon

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“We’ve talked about these eggs as if they are future children, and not just the possibility of future children.” Will Henderson writes in the journal he kept for his child-to-be.