15 Ways to Talk About Sex

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Betcha didn’t know there were so many different ways to discuss sex. You might be surprised.

4 Ways to Know What Sexual Pleasure Means to Your Spouse

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Julie Sibert thinks married sex has the potential to be a lot more just an orgasm.

Learning to Communicate Sexual Desire

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The quest for sexual fulfillment in a relationship begins by learning to communicate sexual desire. Pleasure Mechanics breaks down the process

Getting a Yes (Instead of Avoiding a No) — The Standard of Enthusiastic Consent

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Harris O’Malley asserts that enthusiastic consent is important not only for rape prevention, but also because it facilitates really, really great sex.

Long Live the Oversharing Dad Blogger

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Accused of revealing too much, Aussie blogger Reservoir Dad prefers disclosure over discretion

The Myth of One-Size-Fits-All Sex

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Sexual instruction manuals perpetuate the notion that, despite the apparent diversity of ways to have sex, there’s just one right way for men to be lovers.

The “Yes, No, Maybe” Chart – A Tool For Talking About Consent

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Jamie Utt offers a “Yes No Maybe” Chart to help couples talk about their limits—and their fantasies.

There’s More to Sex Education Than Teaching Reproduction

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Many young children learn where babies come from, writes Justin Cascio, but teaching about their bodies and pleasure remains taboo.

Riding in PopPop’s Vulva

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Joanna Schroeder teaches her sons about sex, and ponders the merit of words like “vajayjay” and “hoo-hah.”

Bro-ing Alone

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College-age “bros,” writes Oliver Lee Bateman, have an extensive bro-cabulary for their describing their exploits, but don’t say much about sex.

Potty Mouth Versus Poetry Mouth

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Paul Leroux shares a gay man’s perspective on the visual and verbal idioms (and idiocies) of porn versus erotica.