Marathon Sex!

“When it comes to sex, men may be the trash-talking sprinters, but it’s the women who win all the marathons. …After an orgasm, a woman may be anticipating a dozen more.  A female body in motion tends to stay in motion.  But men come and go.  For them, the curtain falls quickly and the mind turns to unrelated matters.”

—Christopher Ryan & Cacilda Jethá, Sex At Dawn.

Sex Toys and Phthalates: What’s Going On With These Phthalate Things?

Woman Wondering

Phthalates, and plastics as a whole, are the subject of controversy today. Phthalates, in general, are any of the agents known as “plasticizers.” They’re used to make your plastic softer, more flexible, and more durable. In relation to sex toys, … Continue reading

Female Orgasm: Intense Pleasure, and Increasing Conception

“Despite some scientists’ belief that there is no purpose in female orgasm, it actually works to keep a woman lying down after sex, passively retaining sperm, and increasing her probability of conception.  Not to mention that orgasm is intense pleasure, and anything that feels good makes you want to do it again and again…”

—Dr. Louann Brizendine, The Female Brain.

Female and Male Brains: What’s The Difference?

“Females and males maintain unique brain characteristics throughout life. Females derive strength and consolation from intimate friendships…When girls and women are under stress, they’ll often look to each other for support and comfort.  Not males.  When boys and men are under stress, they usually want to do something physical or be left alone.”

—Larimore & Larimore, His Brain, Her Brain.  Fascinating book!

About The Orgasm

“It’s a delicate system, but the connection to the brain is about as direct as it gets. Nerves in the tip of the clitoris communicate straight to the sexual pleasure center of the female brain. When those nerves are stimulated, they boost electrochemical activity until it hits a threshold, triggers a burst of impulses, and releases bonding, feel-good neurochemicals such as dopamine, oxytocin, and endorphines. Ah, climax!”

—Dr. Louann Brizendine, The Female Brain.