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4 Things I Learned When I Quit Faking Orgasms in Sobriety
I faked orgasms for 14 years. From ages 15-29, sex had a performative element to me. I don’t remember the first time I faked an orgasm but I remember why I decided to stop doing it: Because I got sober.
It’s not that I didn’t enjoy sex. I loved sex. The problem was that I expected sex to be like the shitty porn I found as a teenager. I expected orgasms to just… happen. Whether it was casual hookups with men or women, threesomes, or long-term relationships, I faked orgasms through them all — even an engagement. Read more …
By: Tawny Lara and The Temper
12 Techniques Women Use To Have An Orgasm, According To OMGyes
In 2019, that 1,000 women jumped to 20,000 women that OMGyes was able to survey and interview, according to Sorbet. Basically, no stone has been left unturned.
Not only did they get the insight they were looking for, but they were also able to put names to the various techniques that women use to make themselves come, either solo or with a partner. Then it was all compiled into a video that can be watched on OMGyes, because sharing the goods on this topic is important business. Read more …
By: Amanda Chatel and Bustle
A Surprising Amount of People Think You Can Get an STI from a Toilet Seat
The survey, conducted in honor of last month’s September’s Sexual Health Awareness Month, quizzed 2,000 sexually active Americans on their sexual health knowledge and revealed some concerning statistics — especially because 81 percent of respondents considered themselves to be knowledgeable about sexual health. And well, it wasn’t great. Read more …
By: O.School and Olivia Harvey
I Know I Won’t Be Single Forever (And Neither Will You)
No, I do not think I’m going to be alone forever. Beyond thinking it, I know it for sure. I know I’m going to partner with someone and have a wonderful relationship as a result. And there’s a very easy way that I know that’s true: I want it. Read more …
By: Shani Silver and Refinery29
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