As an avid Jimmyjane blog reader, you’re probably able to locate a clitoris – perhaps even your own. But what about America’s high school students? According to a recent article in the New York Times, that’s just the tip of the iceberg of what they aren’t learning.
In the vast majority of schools across the country, sex education falls on the limited spectrum between an “abstinence-until-marriage” approach and an “STD-prevention” one. Accordingly, many teenagers are getting their information (and misinformation) from online porn and other unreliable sources, leaving them unprepared for the emotional complications that come with sex, unpracticed in the open communication necessary for healthy relationships, and unaware of the subtleties of sexual pleasure.
To quote one of the male high school students interviewed in the article – “I think » Read more. »
Cosmo Declares November 4th “International Don’t Fake It Day”
A recent poll from Cosmopolitan Magazine revealed that 86% of its readers have faked an orgasm. We can’t say that we’re terribly surprised. There are plenty of reasons why a woman might fake an orgasm, in fact, it’s been scientifically studied.
Scientists Gayle Brewer of the University of Central Lancashire and Colin Hendrie of the University of Leeds conducted a study about vocalizations during sex. The study revealed that, while female orgasms were most common during foreplay, the women made orgasm-like vocalizations most often before and during male orgasms. In other words, we tend to make those ooohs, ahhhs and YES’s not because we’re about to climax, but because we want him to.
Now, while there’s nothing wrong with coaxing an orgasm out of your partner, verbally or otherwise, it’s important not to short-change yourself along the way. Studies show that » Read more. »