Entries by Sara

Orgasm is Satisfaction

from The Technology of Orgasm by Rachel P Maines, p. 61 A propensity to equate enjoyment of coitus with orgasmic satisfaction remains embedded in both medical and popular discussion despite nearly a century of study of female sexuality. … For most men, apparently, orgasm is satisfaction. Women, however, traditionally have been expected to find enjoyment […]

Becoming the Lover

Dr. Carol S. Pearson’s archetype: Lover Lover individuals are most fulfilled by building relationships. Naturally appreciative, passionate, and committed, they enjoy creating consensus and motivating others to see and utilize their own special gifts. They’re usually excited and challenged by opportunities to enjoy the richness and fullness of life. Lover organizations often are very successful […]

the Vulnerability of a Request

Slow Sex by Nicole Daedone, page 68 Even for couples who have been together for a long time (and perhaps especially for couples who have been together for a long time) it can feel very vulnerable to voice a sexual desire. The thought alone can set off a fireworks display of fears, leaving us raw […]

Recipe for Intimacy

From what I can tell, intimacy is most likely to thrive if you liberate it from excessive thinking and lubricate it with generous amounts of trans-rational contact. For love’s sake, empty your head of abstractions, opinions, and theories. Make lots of room for the aroma of freshly washed hair, the simmer of peaceful excitement, the […]

Safety First

Slow Sex by Nicole Daedone. Page 43 “Studies have shown that during orgasm, a man’s brain lights up mainly in the pleasure centres. But when a woman enters an orgasmic state, several major areas of her brain go silent – particularly those involved with inhibition, appropriateness, and evaluating her environment for possible threats. Because of […]

Orgasm Redefined

Slow Sex by Nicole Daedone From the visionary founder of OneTaste and the creator of OM—a groundbreaking practice that redefines orgasm from a woman’s point of view—comes the first-ever complete guide to OM in book form. Slow Sex: The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm is all you need to revolutionize your orgasm in […]

Journal of Aggressive Behaviour

From How to lose friends and alienate colleagues: Show cleavage, study finds Globe and Mail, by Erin Anderssen Dressed too provocatively, “she violated the unwritten rule all women should know about,” said Dr. Vaillancourt, the Canada Research Chair in Children’s Mental Health and Violence Prevention, who hopes the study will help people think about the […]

Women behaving badly

Excerpt from Women behaving badly: research shows almost all women aggress against a sexy peer Results showed that almost all women were aggressive toward the attractive female whose only indiscretion was to dress in a sexually provocative manner. The women in this situation were more likely to roll their eyes at their peer, stare her […]

The Body is a vehicle for reaching Consciousness with the Divine

Excerpts from Albert Mohler, Southern Baptist Leader, On Yoga: Not Christianity The Huffington Post by Dylan Lovan Southern Baptist Seminary President Albert Mohler says the stretching and meditative discipline derived from Eastern religions is not a Christian pathway to God. Mohler said he objects to “the idea that the body is a vehicle for reaching […]

Female Viagra Doesn’t Improve Sexual Desire

From LiveScience.com by Jessica Ward Jones After much review and public controversy, the FDA met this week and determined that flibanserin, a new medication that was hoped to be an effective treatment for female sexual arousal disorder, did not significantly improve symptoms of the disorder, and ruled against approving the medication. Female sexual arousal disorder, […]

Orgasm-Seeking Women Find Little Help From Science

From LiveScience.com by Stephanie Pappas For one out of four women, orgasm during sex is an elusive goal. According to a new report, medical science isn’t doing enough to ensure these women find satisfaction between the sheets. The paper, published online ahead of print in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, reviews 101 studies on female […]

Uncovering the Truth: Why Women ‘Fake It’

Posted on LiveScience, by Jennifer Welsh, June 6, 2011 Women’s fake screams of ecstasy in bed may have less to do with trying to protect the sensitive egos of their partners, and more to do with a gal’s own personal insecurities and fear of intimacy, new research suggests. Approximately 60 percent of women have faked […]

Female orgasm captured in series of brain scans

From guardian.co.uk, Nov 14, 2011 by Ian Sample The animation will help scientists understand how the female brain conducts the symphony of activity that leads to an orgasm Scientists have used brain scan images to create the world’s first movie of the female brain as it approaches, experiences and recovers from an orgasm. The animation […]

Will the Real Lesbian Please Stand Up?

From SEXIS What You Want It To Be written by by Tinamarie Bernard It wasn’t until a long-time friend confided in her about her a midlife lesbian affair that the author was willing to investigate female sexual fluidity, and not just from a scientific distance — new research suggests a woman’s libidinous nature expands as […]