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Sexuality

Sexuality deals with humans' perceptions and behaviors as sexual beings. Learn about both the biological and emotional aspects of sexuality in this section.

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Why Americans Are Having Less Sex Than Ever

Why are Americans not having sex like they used to? Find out in this HowStuffWorks article. See more »

This Is Why Humans Don't Have a Mating Season

While some mammals mate and reproduce at a specific time of year, humans don't. Why is that? Learn more in this HowStuffWorks article. See more »

Why Don't Any Diseases Increase Our Sex Drive?

Do any diseases spread by increasing sexual arousal? Learn more about how diseases spread among hosts in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

How Many People Are Lifelong Virgins?

How many people in the world never have sex? Learn more about human virginity in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

More Americans Have Had Same-sex Experiences, Accept Those of Others

A new study examines the percentage of Americans who've had same-sex experiences. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Prehistoric STDs Could Be the Reason Humans Became Monogamous

Sexually transmitted diseases increased as humans moved from hunter-gatherer groups into settlements. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

How ‘Get In My Belly’ Could Lead to ‘Get In My Bed’

A new study suggests that when a young woman's stomach is full, she's more receptive to romantic cues. See more »

Do women hit their sexual peak in their 30s?

You've probably heard that women hit their sexual peak in their 30s -- but is it fact or fiction? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Aphrodisiac Myths

Phallic fruit, chocolate and Spanish fly all have reputations as aphrodisiacs. Find out if there's any truth to the myths. See more »

10 Ways to Spice up Your Sex Life After Baby

Do you need to spice up your sex life after having a baby? Here are 10 ways to spice up your sex life after having a baby. See more »