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How does one not “overstay the welcome” on a first date?

A gentleman is having really great, long first dates that go very well, but isn't getting call-backs for Round Two. Dominic and Cerise offer some possible insights.

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The problem with statistics on orgasms, and other sexual activities

People always want to know the statistics behind sexual things and activities. Statistics can be a very powerful validation tool. But in this field, there are some challenges with that.

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Why does being friends with benefits never work out?

Ah, friends-with-benefits relationships. What is the ultimate fate of such an arrangement, and why? Dominic offers a possible explanation.

SIFMT's Ava Maven, from TheAttractiveArts.com

Chatting with Sexy People: Ava Maven

Learn more about our Staff Writers! SIFMT's Own Ava Maven is a dating coach, among many other things. Thaddeus sits down with her for an interview.

Olga Zajac. Source: http://bit.ly/rpvCx9

Regarding the Woman Who Raped a Male Robber

There's a lot of buzz about the Russian, female, black-belt hair salon owner that raped her would-be robber for three days. It seems that a lot of people find this funny, and think that rape was ok here, because he was just a guy.

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What Women See In Men

A gender-fluid gentlemen with the eyes of ladies upon him wants to know: "What do women find attractive about men? What do women find attractive about me?" Sex Is For Men, Too goes round-table.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of polyamory for men?

Dominic delivers a very subjective and personal response to a question about the advantages and disadvantages of being a man in the polyamory lifestyle.

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How do you get with girls?

Some young soul asks the time-honored question, "How do I get with girls?" Dominic steps into the ring for a quick wake-up match.

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Fed Up With Porn

Men gets woman pregnant. Man and woman lose track of sex life. Man turns to porn. Woman feels unwanted. It's a classic tale, and always difficult. Ava and Primus rip the band-aid off.

Cover of "America Unzipped"

America Unzipped

Following his successful MSNBC column "Sexploration", Brian Alexander presents erotic adventures through the nation with "America Unzipped", and here we present SIFMT's own Lazarus Longer to provide comment.

Fed Up With Porn

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Men gets woman pregnant. Man and woman lose track of sex life. Man turns to porn. Woman feels unwanted. It's a classic tale, and always difficult. Ava and Primus rip the band-aid off.

What are some good ways to meet older women?

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A 20-something man has a thing for the mature ladies out there. How can he meet some matches? Dominic offers some tips to get started.

America Unzipped

Cover of "America Unzipped"

Following his successful MSNBC column "Sexploration", Brian Alexander presents erotic adventures through the nation with "America Unzipped", and here we present SIFMT's own Lazarus Longer to provide comment.

Buying Porn With Your Lady In Mind

Cerise gives a primer on how to team up with your lady to research and shop for porn that will please the both of you.

10 Commandments of Adult Store Etiquette

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Krispin Milch, a Seattle-area Adult Retail industry professional, offers useful advice on Adult Store etiquette. While advice on how not to be "that guy" at the Adult Store, these are some universally fundamental pointers.

Where Have We Been?

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Well that was a nice hiatus... Let's take a look at what's been causing that, and what I want to do about getting back in the saddle.

Dian Hanson’s Big Books And America Swings

Cover of "America Swings" (Review stamped)

Lazarus introduces us to some wonderful photobooks that chronicle American sexuality.

Introducing Lazarus Longer and his Lascivious Library

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We introduce new guest writer Lazarus Longer to the Sex Is For Men, Too family. He'll be contributing a new column of book reviews: Lascivious Library!