September 2015 – DrZhana

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  • How Social Power Relates to Sexual Submission & Domination

    Dust off your whips and chains because today’s Sex Science News with Dr. Zhana, where I tell you about a new sex study that just got published, is about how sexual submission and sexual domination relate to social power in men and women. This study was published in the Journal of Social Psychology and Personality Science, a well respected journal. There’s a stereotype about people who have more social power, who are in more powerful positions in their jobs or society in general, that they would be more interested in sadism and less interested in masochism. That is, in fact, often

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  • Live Sex Shows for a Living: Interview with Jasmine

    “Honey, we’re so good in bed we can get paid for it!” Ever say or think this after a breath-taking romp? A good sexcapade can inspire grand ideas. But does it really happen? Well, I got to interview my friend Jasmine, when she and her husband came to visit from out of town. They perform live sex shows for a living! So I wanted to share a little Q & A about their fascinating sex life with you all. Me: Hi Jasmine! Thank you for doing this. So, what is it that you do? How do you and your husband

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20 hours ago

Dr Zhana

Sexual attraction vs. romantic attraction. Yes, there's a difference! Sexual attraction is about who you want to fuck. Romantic attraction is about who you fall in love with. Both are usually discussed in terms of the gender of the people you're attracted to.

They often go hand in hand, especially among folks who are on either end of the sexual orientation spectrum (completely straight or completely gay) or people who are demisexual (only sexually attracted to someone after they've developed romantic attachment to them). Such folks tend to be sexually attracted to the same gender that they're romantically attracted to.

For bisexual people, the two often diverge. Many bisexual people are more sexually attracted to women but more romantically interested in men. Or vice versa.

Divergence in sexual vs romantic attraction can also apply to traits other than gender, like people's physical appearance or personality traits. You may be sexually attracted to athletic, dominant people but romantically attracted to kind, funny people. Our hearts and genitals sometimes like the same thing, sometimes they like different things.

When people feel this divergence, it can be confusing. It can complicate your labels and your identity. But it's perfectly normal and common!

There might be some evolutionary reasons behind it (for example, our genitals are more interested in good genes, our hearts in good long-term partners and parents). Or not. It doesn't really matter. You can choose how you want it to impact your life and to what extent you want to take action based on your sexual attraction or your romantic attraction.

Recognizing your romantic attraction and your sexual attraction doesn't have to be complicating. It can be an opportunity to better understand yourself and your desires ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

Dr Zhana

Got questions too awkward for your regular doctor? Well we have just what the doctor ordered! Join Dr Zhana and other experts to get your questions answered. No question is too awkward! The event is on June 20th at 7 pm. Get more info and tickets here: www.eventbrite.com/e/doctors-orders-pride-edition-tickets-62511605896 ... See MoreSee Less

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