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Questions tagged [sex]

For questions about sexual relationships, encounters or any issues where there are sexual undertones. Can also be used for issues related to sexuality. To be used with another context defining tag for example [tag:social-media], [tag:relationships]. Not to be used for issues surrounding gender e.g. ...

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How to have an honest discussion, when all outcomes are undesirable

Background: My partner and I have been together for 9 years, beginning in high school. Around year three we went through a rough patch where my partner emotionally abused me into consenting to sex, ...
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Showing someone you are interested in a relationship but not ready to send nude

I'm a male in my early- to mid-20's who has recently connected with a female close to my age by finding her on a dating app. She preferred to have conversations on a separate app, popularly used for ...
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How to handle a friend who doesn't allow you to explain the things that happened [closed]

This is the story: When I was studying my Ph.D. in Italy I knew a Muslim girl who was also studying there. She was a friend of my friend so we were just hi-bye friends. After I graduated I went to ...
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How to deal with people who think staying a virgin until marriage is wrong or odd [closed]

I know that people have their own points of views according to different religions, cultures etc. and so on, but how can I deal with people who outwardly come to you and find it wrong or a problem or ...
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How to reduce the awkwardness on the way to the bedroom?

I am a man in my mid-40's and met some time ago an old friend (woman, mid-40's as well) when travelling (to her city). I traveled there again a few times (every few months) and it is obvious that a (...
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Handling awkward situations caused by morning erection around non-romantic partner

I'm an 18-year-old male. Some weeks ago, I and a female friend of mine went on a one-week cycling trip. We're almost exactly the same age, she's an old childhood friend, we've known each other ...
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If someone you love wants sex, should you give it to them to make them happy? [closed]

I feel stupid for asking, but I need a third party. I have recently been looking back into the religion of my youth and I've decided it's something I want in my life. This would mean a few things, ...
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I think my mother is seducing me. How can I ask her about it?

My mother had behaviors towards me I'd consider inappropriate. For example, when I was 17 she dropped her pants in front of me once. I knew she did this on purpose. She stayed like this for 5-10 ...
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How do I bring up one-sided sex to my sexually inexperienced girlfriend without pressuring her into anything?

I've been dating my girlfriend for a few months now and I have given oral and fingered her frequently, but that's the furthest she's gone with anyone. I feel like merely bringing up or suggesting ...
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How can I have a conversation with my wife to be ensured of her faithfulness?

I am living in India and I married a beautiful wife recently (this was an arranged marriage). I am working in office from 9AM to 5PM, she is a housemaker. We are living in a building where most of the ...
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How to talk about limits/boundaries with regards to BDSM requests from my girlfriend?

My girlfriend often asks me if I would like to practice BDSM or fetish activities with her. I do not have problems with this kind of thing, but I'm afraid that she may not like it and have a bad ...
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How to approach discussion with wife about a possible “emotional affair”

Background: My wife and I have been together for about 8 years now (married for 6) and we have two gorgeous children. My wife, unfortunately, has been suffering from mild depression for quite a while,...
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How to aproach the subject of intimacy with an ex?

Background We are in our mid 20s living in Germany and have separated over one and a half years ago. We have grown even closer despite breaking up back then. I broke up with her because of her lack ...
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How to ask someone to stop behaving in a certain way in public that makes me uncomfortable [closed]

There is someone I know who is really into kink/bdsm/fetish. He is one of the several organizers at social dances I attend. Note, these dances have nothing to do with kink/bdsm/fetish or anything sex ...
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How do I ask my fiancée if she likes oral sex?

Today I read How do I communicate to my husband that I don't like oral sex?. I am also from India and I really like receiving oral sex. But I have not done it with my girlfriend, since in our ...
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Is this a good way (with respect to time) to disclose an STD to a potential partner?

Background I have HSV1 on my genitals; I don't get mouth sores. I got the diagnosis a couple of years ago. I've dated several people since then. I kissed my first potential partner (since the ...
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Communicating during sex when my partner doesn't like direct questions?

I would like to preface this question by noting that it contains some very specific details that I think are necessary to make the question clear and not overly broad (and thus more easily answerable)....
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How do I communicate to my husband that I don't like oral sex?

I am newly married 27 year-old lady from India. My husband really likes oral sex, but I hate it... It is really uncomfortable for me and I feel like it is disgusting and I don't know that it is ...
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How to tell someone I'm uninterested in them romantically? [closed]

I am a trans woman. I began attending college this fall, and, like a lot of students, I immediately began sleeping around. All of the relationships I had were pretty short term, and were mutually ...
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How do you distinguish between a guy wanting a relationship or just sex?

I went to the movies with two people: a friend and a guy that I previously had gone on a date with. He has never touched me before. I think maybe once lightly on the arm when he was guiding me ...
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Is it rude to “sexile” someone the night before a test? [closed]

This question is being asked on behalf of a good friend of mine; I was not directly involved in the scenario. This past semester, a friend of mine in college was going to have his girlfriend over to ...
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How to say I want to stop having sex unless the relationship becomes serious?

I'm from a conservative culture, but now I'm living in a culture where having sex within the first few dates is a norm. I have been able to cope with that, because the early non-serious stage of ...