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Sexual response

An evidence-based approach to researching sexuality

I am documenting my research approach, which is different to that taken by other researchers. I have not had a budget, colleagues or the...

Researchers need to challenge what they are told

People wonder why we have so little sex education. We lack experience in talking about sex. So people do not know how to start....

Women may use behaviours to provide turn-ons for a lover

My first boyfriend was more than 6 years older than me. I was a virgin and he had plenty of sexual experience from one...

Some men want a lover to provide a response to intercourse

The basic male sexual function is instinctive. It is satisfied relatively easily by intercourse. Kinsey concluded that the vast majority of men (including the...

Women offer sex as an emotional bonding mechanism

People are quick to suggest that there must be something wrong with a woman or her lover if she does not orgasm from sexual...

For women, sexual attraction does not involve erotic arousal

I have always liked men. So I can sympathise with gay men. Intellectually, men are much more interesting than women. Men tend to lead...

Responsive women use fantasy to generate arousal alone

Alfred Kinsey and Shere Hite highlighted the role of the clitoris and the success women have achieving orgasm alone. Their work was a huge...