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according to pundits, amateur porn is our new safety net
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according to pundits, amateur porn is our new safety net

As the pandemic reveals more and more weaknesses in the economy, more people are turning to creating homemade porn. What will happen to them when the pandemic ends?

swiping left on casanova: new study says hookup apps don’t work
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swiping left on casanova: new study says hookup apps don’t work

In the latest blow to the media's myth of hookup culture, it turns out that hookup apps are actually really bad at letting users hook up.

when it takes a village to maintain a relationship
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when it takes a village to maintain a relationship

People in polyamorous relationships often say it's unfair to expect to have all their needs met by one person. According to psychologists, they might have a good point.

researchers ask how to find happiness when you’re being tied up
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researchers ask how to find happiness when you’re being tied up

A new study about BDSM practitioners confirms they’re generally happier with their sex lives and relationships. But there’s a twist. Not all of them are equally satisfied.

how to know if you’re addicted to love
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how to know if you’re addicted to love

Those caught with their pants down often seek treatment for sex addiction. But is sex addiction real, and does it mean they weren't responsible for their actions?

did electrogonorrhea, the noisy killer, just strike the adult industry in spain?
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did electrogonorrhea, the noisy killer, just strike the adult industry in spain?

Did a real robot brothel quietly open in Barcelona? Well, that depends on your definition of robot...

is there such a thing as sex addiction?
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is there such a thing as sex addiction?

For years there's been a debate about whether sexual addiction should be included in the DSM V and we don't seem to be any closer to an answer.

the skeptic’s guide to porn
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the skeptic’s guide to porn

Moral crusaders insist that porn is the mother of all modern social ills, but every scrap of data we have suggests they couldn't be more wrong.

does evolution slack off in the bedroom?
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does evolution slack off in the bedroom?

A widely covered study alleges that humans lost the penile bone and a certain measure of endurance in mating. But that finding seems to be at odds with other studies.

a study of the friend zone: the scientific reasons why she’s just not that into you
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a study of the friend zone: the scientific reasons why she’s just not that into you

Science confirms that the "friendzone" is very real and shows how not to get trapped in it.

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