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Contraception influences sexual desire in committed relationships

How often women in heterosexual couples desire sex depends on how committed the relationship is and what type of birth control the woman uses.

Sex education is failing young people

A new study of sex education around the world shows that teenagers feel embarrassed, teachers are ill-prepared, and the course content is outdated and stereotyped.

Watching sex on TV does not make teenagers sexually active

There is no correlation between what kids watch on TV and their sex life, shows new study. Instead, parents and friends may play a bigger role.

This is why you have negative feelings after sex

Have you had sex and then regretted it or felt rejected? You aren’t alone, and nothing’s wrong with you, either.

When sex becomes impossible due to burning pain in and around the vulva

Women with vestibulodynia feel that they’re missing out on the wonderful sex that the media boasts of. And they’re ashamed of being poor sexual partners.

Obesity can be passed on through the father’s sperm

Overweight men may pass obesity on to the children via their sperm, according to new research.

Early relationships influence childbearing

Childlessness is less likely if you have some cohabitation experience with a partner in an early relationship- but not too much.

Women and men react differently to infidelity

Men are clearly more jealous of sexual infidelity than emotional infidelity. The opposite is true for women.

She’s not interested in sex but he thinks she is

Women and men misunderstand each other’s signals of friendliness and sexual interest. But these misinterpretations are no surprise to evolutionary psychologists.

Scandinavians are the earliest Europeans

Scientists have sequenced a 37,000-year-old genome. The results show that present-day Scandinavians are the closest living relatives to the first people in Europe.