This week in our Sex and the Brain series, we explored the differences of arousal between men and women.
While it may be obvious to some that men and women don’t get aroused the same, many still have not acquired this piece of knowledge. Men are like frying pans, and women are like slow cookers – so let’s get down to the science behind the kitchen appliance metaphors.
If you thought Valentine’s Day was hard when there was only two of you, where do you turn for tasteful tips when you’re in a thrupple? Or have a spouse and a girlfriend?
The Adult Novelty Manufacturer’s Expo.
Though the name doesn’t necessarily sing sexuality, the experience certainly did. Last week, we had the pleasure of accompanying the marvelous Emily Morse to this S-expo that happens twice a year (in January and July), showcasing some of the top products on the market.
Yet another lesson in the wonders of the sexiest organ of all, the brain.
In the previous article, I introduced some of our main pleasure chemicals. In this one we’ll be focusing on the more familiar estrogen and testosterone, with a more in-depth look at the previously mentioned dopamine, and the well-known serotonin.
As it turns out, our brain is one big bulbous druggie. Not the kind you find in dark alley ways when the sun goes down, nor the drugs that line the neon alleys of CVS.
Alas our crafty brain has it’s very own pharmacy of pleasure from which it releases its unique brands of intoxicating hormones according to each appropriate (or inappropriate) occasion.
Hello and welcome to our new exciting series all about the biggest sex organ you have.
What is it, you ask?
Our big beautiful brain. Technology has allowed us an ever expanding look into our internal universe, and respectively, how it shapes our experience of reality, the meaning we give it, and of course how this applies to our very favorite subject: Sex.
We all know what it’s like. You have to pluck feathers off of a giant, naked bird before stuffing it; the gravy is bubbling over; people are texting every five minutes asking questions you clearly answered weeks ago. You’re trying to keep the sweat on your nose from drizzling onto the sweet potato pie Pinterest promised would be easy.
Suddenly you wonder what inspired you to ever sign up for this.
Excess energy in the form of anxiety, nervousness, or stress, is pulsing through your body. What EVER will you do with it?