People hold many beliefs about sex. They’re based on what we hear or read most of the time. They are not always accurate and that can give us unrealistic expectations. This discusses six of the most widely believed falsehoods about it. It may help to have these cleared up for us so we can have healthy sex lives. We can’t if we’re expecting things to go a certain way and that way is not actually realistic.
- Masturbation, far from being a narcissistic betrayal, is helpful to a marriage, as it’s the best way for partners to know and convey the touch they prefer.
- Many women don’t come during so called normal intercourse and shouldn’t feel ashamed, or limited, as their are many other ways for them to achieve orgasm.
- It’s a mistake to focus merely on the visible bud of the clitoris, as the glans has other less visible parts that can also provide pleasure.
“Once mutual trust, respect, and consent have been established between you and your lover, using sexual expression as your adult playground allows you to play by very different rules than those you follow outside the bedroom”