Debunking Premature Ejaculation Myths

American Pie, © Universal Pictures Because I specialize in male sexual difficulties, one issue men often come to me for is ejaculation control related issues. I have seen lots of confusion about what men believe about early ejaculation (premature ejaculation) or ejaculation control, terms that are bunched together but actually indicate different concerns. If you…

Arousal Addiction and Porn

Arousal addiction, a concept that Phil Zimbardo and I presented in the TED eBook Demise of Guys and later Man (Dis)connected, refers to seeking out novelty in order to achieve or maintain a high level of arousal. Unlike alcohol or drug addiction, where someone wants more of the same alcohol or drug, a person that exhibits…

BDSM Basics

“We are hierarchical animals. Sweep one hierarchy away, and another will take its place, perhaps less palatable than the first. There are hierarchies in nature and alternate hierarchies in society. In nature, brute force is the law, a survival of the fittest. In society, there are protections for the weak. Society is our frail barrier…

Do you have Herpes?

Chances are, unless you are a virgin, you’ve at least been exposed to herpes. Eeek, right?! Well, chances are you’ve probably never been tested for it, either. Many people are familiar with oral herpes, aka HSV-I, which usually manifests around the mouth area. But most people are ill-informed about genital herpes, aka HSV-II, which usually…

Getting started: Good Vibrations Guide to Sex

Good Vibrations Guide to Sex: The Most Complete Sex Manual Ever Written, by Cathy Winks and Anne Semans Good Vibrations Guide to Sex provides solid basic information about sex and sexual health, as well as different sex practices. Useful for the inexperienced and anyone who wants a lesson in sex education 101. Relevant for the…