Taboo: matters that are hard to talk about

The "first time"

The "first time" is one of the most important sexual experiences in a man’s life and it can cause anxiety, not exclusively in the male. In men, the orgasm coincides with ejaculation while in women it coincides with the repeated contracting of the walls of the vagina. It’s important to take the time to explore one’s own body as well as that of the partner. Read more

Male sexual fragility is a taboo

The 70s has challenged many certainties, altering ancient balances which somehow held the couple together. Female liberation has brought to light a dependency and weakness in males that had previously been hidden. Read more

Love is a game for two

Sexual pleasure is the right of the female as much as the male, and this is something that has to be learned. The reciprocity within a relationship is indeed able to create solid intimacy and complicity that keeps desire alive. To achieve it, all that’s needed is to guide the partner through ones preferences, and in turn listen to those of the partner. Read more

Female satisfaction and sex duration

During orgasm the size of the vagina reduces by 30%. The contractions of the uterus during orgasm may in fact facilitate fertilization. Moreover, taking pleasure in the sexual act helps to keep a couple together. But just how long should satisfactory sexual intercourse last for a woman to achieve pleasure? Read more

The female orgasm

While the man has only one main “gateway” to pleasure, the woman has at least two - the vagina and the clitoris. Women can have an orgasm by the stimulation of the clitoris, vagina, or a combination of both. The vaginal orgasm is experienced in 20-30% of women, and is linked to penetration during intercourse. Read more

Pornography and Internet

The major risk of pornography is the fact that individuals may consider the pornographic performance as the model for an ideal sexual life. In these cases, the Internet and related pornography are possible ways to induce sexual diseases. On the other hand, many sex therapists consider pornography as part of sexual therapy for couples, on condition that the exchange of information on the Internet take place through contact with experts. Read more

Sex toys

An internet survey of over 2,000 American women aged between 18 and 60 years revealed that 52.5% had used a vibrator at least once. Also among approximately 1,000 men aged between 18 and 60 years, less than half of the participants (44.8%) had used a vibrator at some point in their lives. But what are the benefits that can be obtained from the use of such sex toys? Read more


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