Sex in a New World

So, you’re single again. The last time you thought about sleeping with someone you were wondering how to muffle the snoring. The idea of sex was just that, an idea. You never imagined thinking about STDs and lingerie again! The good news is you get to date again. The even better news is that you …

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Ladies First

Televised dating games began in the 1960’s with the premier of “The Dating Game.” On that show, a man would select one woman from a panel of 3 choices hidden behind a screen, with whom to go on a date solely based on his interview questions. The same format was used for a woman choosing …

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Why nice guys finish last.

I enjoyed reading this blog written by Steven Snyder, MD on the plight of being a nice guy. I often see women who say they want to date a “nice guy” and then I have seen these same women complain that their “nice guy” is annoying, a pushover, a momma’s boy…you get the point. Dr. …

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F*&k Yes or No? (Caution: profanity to follow.)

I really enjoyed reading this blog post. The author, Mark Manson, created a “law” to follow when establishing relationships with people. Whether the relationship is romantic or a friendship he recommends following his Law of “Fuck Yes or No”. I think it is hilarious and absolutely correct! “The Law of “Fuck Yes or No” states …

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Online dating in “The New Yorker.”

The recent article on online dating in The New Yorker by Nick Paumgarten was most interesting for its research. I had never heard about the history of online dating, and I was certainly not aware of the complicated algorithms that underpin the search process. He explained it all in a really interesting and accessible way. …

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On condoms…

There was an interesting conversation the other day on a local radio station, Z100, where they were discussing condoms and the double standard that people apparently still seem to subscribe to. The double standard I am referring to is when men carry condoms, it is acceptable. In fact, it is usually expected that they will …

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New kid on the Better Sex Blog.

Hello Readers — I’m a new member of the team at the Medical Center for Female Sexuality. In my role as marketing and business development guru, I come across interesting blogs, articles and studies about sex. As administrator of this blog, I thought it would be nice if I made a contribution to our readers! So here’s …

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