Interested In BDSM? Here's How To Protect Your Mental Health While Exploring
In a recent study, BDSM practitioners were found to be less neurotic, more extroverted, more open to new experiences, more conscientious, and less sensitive to rejection, and they had a higher subjective well-being.
While this is good news, it's still important to keep in mind some key factors for maintaining your physical and mental health when incorporating BDSM into your sex life, especially if you're experimenting with it for the first time. Read more …
By: Mind Body Green
Research Shows That If You Want to Have Better Sex, You Need to Talk About It With Your Partner
A new meta-analysis from three researchers at the University of Texas at Austin argues for the importance of frank conversation at bedtime (as well as leading up to it). According to their survey of the literature, better conversation leads to better sexual satisfaction, orgasms, and desire levels.
Looking over 48 studies on sexuality, sexual dysfunction, and conversations about sex, the team of Allen Mallory, Amelia Stanton, and Ariel Handy wanted to know if there is a link between sexual communication and sexual function. Are couples that talk about sex better at it? Read more …
By: Big Think