Sex Addiction
Dear Em & Lo
10 Steps to Orgasming Without a Vibrator (VIDEO)

Dear Em & Lo, I’m a 22-year-old woman who has only become sexually active over the last six months or so. I’m enjoying myself and being safe, but it’s starting to annoy me that I can’t have an orgasm without a vibrator. This really bothered my last boyfriend, which of course made me stressed out, […]

Dream Interpretation
I Swung My Penis at Women, But I’m a Straight Female!

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it (18 and older only, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri: I dreamt I had a penis…but I’m a girl. […]

Personal Essays
How Sex Addiction Almost Ruined My Life

Brian Whitney is a recovering sex addict and the author of the book Raping the Gods: A Tale of Sex and Madness, available at Amazon now. Today on, he shares the story of how rehab helped him move past his sex addiction: I don’t like calling myself a sex addict. When people hear that […]

Pop Culture
Next Movie We Want to See: “Thanks for Sharing”

Not because it has Gwenyth Paltrow in it — that’s almost enough to keep us away. But add Mark Ruffalo with a script about sex addiction co-written by the co-writer of “The Kids Are Alright” and we are there. That it features Pink’s movie debut is just icing.   More Like This from Watch […]

Finding a Silver Lining in Porn Addiction Story

photo by Stacie Joy So the lurid headline in — natch — The Washington Times reads “More women lured to pornography addiction,” but we decided to find the silver lining in this news. The gist of the piece is that new research shows that women, and even — gasp! — Christian women are finding themselves […]

Pop Culture
Books – Affection: A Memoir About Sex Addiction and Monogamy

Affection: An Erotic Memoir by Krissy Kneen is a story of compulsive sexual exploration, sex addiction — and, ultimately, blissful, married monogamy. Australian author Kneen was raised by a group of protective and eccentric women who forbade any and every expression of sexuality… and we all know where that leads. We chatted to Kneen about […]

Naked News: Abstinence, Sex Rehab, STD Lawsuits

photo by Orthoboric Turns out Utah Senator Orrin Hatch managed to sneak an amendment into the healthcare bill (one of the only Republican amendments to survive the last-minute wrangling) which provides $50 million annually for five years to states that offer abstinence programs in public schools. An attorney is suing his former son-in-law for more […]

Dear Em & Lo, Can Rehab Cure Jesse James & Tiger Woods?

Dear Em & Lo, What is your opinion on the Jesse James fiasco and the Tiger Woods disaster? I cannot put myself to understand why a guy, who is married, needs to go out and ruin his marriage and family by sleeping with other girls. And why do these girls, who KNOW that these men […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Kate: Can I Get Addicted to My Vibrator?

photo by James_Cridland Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I use my vibrator pretty much every night, and the vibrations are incredibly intense (it’s […]