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What's sexual orientation origin?

What's sexual orientation origin?

Unknown: Studies on sexual orientation have looked at genetic, biological, anatomic and social causes. No one characteristic has been found to explain sexual orientation and erotic attraction likely, it is a combination of biologic and environmental factors. ...Read more

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What's exploitation of female sexual desire?

What's exploitation of female sexual desire?

Unclear question: Women have sexual desire just like men. Could you please explain what you mean by exploitation? ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice, as sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise, as having a better body image will improve your desire
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Does sexual abstinence improve sexual performance?

Does sexual abstinence improve sexual performance?

Sex and abstinence: I have a problem with the word "performance." abstainence can increase libido. ...Read more

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I'm scared of sexual relations after sexual assault?

I'm scared of sexual relations after sexual assault?

Sexual assault help: That is totally an understandable response, and goes along with the fact that you had a bad trauma. That kind of trauma will result in you avoiding sexual relations, and possibly people as well. The best way to handle this anxiety and repair the damage is to consult with a mental health professional who can help you get through the trauma, and teach you skills to manage anxiety and fear. ...Read more

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Apathy regarding sex relationships--irresponsible?

Apathy regarding sex relationships--irresponsible?

See your primary: Care dr. Who can arrange to have various hormone levels checked. Then be referred to an endocrinologist or psychiatrist who specializes in such problems, depending upon results of your hormone levels. This is assuming you want to do something about it. ...Read more

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Your opinion on sexual assault, harassment?

Always inappropriate: In a "civilized" society in which we live, there is no legitimate place for either sexual assault or harassment, and is a job termination offense(harassment) in most policy manuals, or a felony in the judicial system.(assault).. ...Read more

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Is sexual assault common?

Is sexual assault common?

Unfortunately !: Yes. Mostly this is often unreported because of the sense of shame or threats from the perpetrator. Commonly, the victims know the assailant. Unreported assaults can cause severe psychologic damage ! ...Read more

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Any sexual assault support websites?

Any sexual assault support websites?

Yes: Rape crises centers are very knowledgeable about various websites, or just "google" it on the internet. ...Read more

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Does an orgasm (sex, masturbation) effect your mental or physical performance?

Does an orgasm (sex, masturbation) effect your mental or physical performance?

It should affect: your physical performance if you overdo it - esp if the orgasm is powerful enough to sap your strength for at least 15-20 mins afterwards. The older you are, the less likely you will recover soon afterwards. And the refractory period is built in unfortunately, it can be the bane of male existence :) Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Does sexual intercourse reduce teenage height?

Does sexual intercourse reduce teenage height?

Not specifically: If any activity prevents someone from having balanced nutrition, proper rest and exercise it might interfere with growth.The occasional episode of sex will not stunt your growth.However, there are several other problems associated with the practice that may have long lasting negative effects on a teen. ...Read more

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How does depression affect sexual intimacy?

How does depression affect sexual intimacy?

Absolutely: The loss of interest and drive usually extends to libido. While treatment often helps this symptom, some of the medications might keep the libido down. Discuss with your prescriber as this is not a universal side effect. ...Read more

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Physical intimacy without sex possible or hollywood fiction?

Physical intimacy without sex possible or hollywood fiction?

Possible and common: Couples can have extremely intimate interactions without sex that result in deeply satisfying orgasms. Even without orgasms or sex, close personal contact can be very intimate and satisfying. Since our species was designed to reproduce the urge to have sex is natural and highly likely. ...Read more

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Is shame common with victims of rape and sexual assault?

Is shame common with victims of rape and sexual assault?

Definitely !: Rape and sexual assaults are acts of violence. Society has made these into taboos. Victims of rape need to get counseling with professionals to understand their feelings and deal with the damaging effects of this experience in positive ways. ...Read more

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Are sexual fetishes a mental problem?

Too Broad: I am sorry, but this question is so broad and undefined that there is no way to answer it honestly. Perhaps you can ask about the fetish you are most interested in. ...Read more

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What is sexual assault on girls?

Nonconsensual Acts: Sexual assault refers to any sexual behavior without a person's consent. By definition this includes all sexual behavioor perpetrated by adults toward minors, because children are not considered to be of age to give consent. In addition, forced sexual activity by an older child toward a younger child may be considered to be assault. ...Read more

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What's sexual orientation origin?

Unknown: Studies on sexual orientation have looked at genetic, biological, anatomic and social causes. No one characteristic has been found to explain sexual orientation and erotic attraction likely, it is a combination of biologic and environmental factors. ...Read more