Thursday, March 21, 2019

Welcome

Learn About Sexuality provides information about sexuality:

  • Biological: reproduction, sex and gender; responsiveness, orientation and personality; and sexual anatomy & development of both sexes.
  • Emotional: engaging in intercourse; non-sexual intimacy; and our willingness to consent to sexual activity with others.
  • Intellectual: our motivation to explore sexual fantasies; masturbation alone; and how we can achieve orgasm alone and with a lover.
  • Social: interacting with others in return for payment or other non-relationship rewards; committed relationships; and sexual pleasuring.

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The most basic definition of sexual pleasure is the enjoyment of arousal and orgasm. Men and women enjoy these phenomena under different circumstances. Given men’s sex drive to engage in penetrative sex, men focus on sexual activity with a...

Reproduction involves more than just intercourse

Sexuality is about reproduction. Human reproduction involves much more than intercourse. A baby grows inside a woman’s body until it is mature enough to...

At puberty girls develop a child-bearing capacity

To be willing to care for children, women need certain personal characteristics. Foremost they need to be less driven than men are about following...

The male erectile sex organ (or phallus)

A man’s sex organ (penis) is separate from his internal reproductive anatomy (testes and glands). The penis has three main functions. Firstly men use their...

Why women do not orgasm from cunnilingus

Kinsey established that the clitoris was the female sex organ. But it has not been accepted as the source of female orgasm by men...

How we know that someone has had an orgasm

A sex education should include a description of sexual techniques that may be used to pleasure men and women. These should differentiate between those...

Penetration is what makes sex erotic and taboo

Sex education should present the different moral and social issues that are raised by different behaviours in as unbiased a way as possible. Sex...

Sexual insults, bullying & habitual harassment

Children should understand the importance of standing up for themselves. They should be given guidelines for dealing with negative behaviours, such as online and...

Consent is vital even within loving relationships

Sexuality is about the personal choices we make to explore our sexuality both alone and with a lover. The way in which we express...

Ego means men overlook what women contribute

Men usually make the first move in dating scenarios, which puts a woman in the position of turning down the men she is not...

Sexual attraction & commitment to a relationship

Especially in the early days of the relationship we can feel an electric thrill from touching, hearing or seeing our lover. We have a...

Intercourse is totally defined by male responses

Men have much more confidence over sexual matters than women because sex revolves around male responses. A man’s arousal motivates him to initiate sexual...

Orgasm is a response to stimuli of an erotic nature

We can experience a peak of sensation for various reasons. For example, someone could tickle our feet, our knees or under our armpit. We...

The mental focus required to achieve orgasm

There is no point in stimulating an unaroused sex organ. Anyone intent on achieving orgasm, must first obtain the necessary mental arousal. A person...

How anyone achieves orgasm when they are alone

Sexuality is about enjoying the responsiveness of our own body through masturbation. Our mind’s ability to respond to erotic scenarios (both real and imagined)...

Women only orgasm when alone not with a lover

For men, penetrative sex is more rewarding than masturbation alone. So it’s difficult for men to accept that the female experience is the reverse....

Only men are aroused by the prospect of sex

Humans can remember past events and form associations. So if we enjoy a meal, we remember the experience from the previous time. Even before...

Some people enjoy abstract eroticism & fantasy

Sexuality is about our motivation to explore our fantasies both during masturbation alone and during sex play with a lover. Our ability to reach...

The role of relationship therapists & counsellors

Adults are embarrassed about sex because of their emotional insecurities. Our emotional needs include a need to impress, a need to belong and a...

The misconceptions that arise from pornography

Women can engage in sexual activity indefinitely because they are unresponsive with a lover. In porn, multiple orgasms offer a way of explaining how...

How a couple can bring variety to intercourse

For many people, penetration is the ultimate turn-on because it is the most intimate act we can engage in with another person. Different positions...

Our definition of sexual pleasure

The most basic definition of sexual pleasure is the enjoyment of arousal and orgasm. Men and women enjoy these phenomena under different circumstances. Given...

Male propaganda: saying women should enjoy sex

If men and women wanted the same thing there would be no sexual politics. Men and women are at odds because they want different...