Find out if you’re a legendary lothario or a nookie novice
February 18, 2019 | LIBBY WILLIAMS
Jot down your answers, and find out where you stand on the ladder of love…
1. Condoms are most commonly used in which country?
B. ChinaC. UK
2. The average sex session lasts…
A. 8 minutes
B. 12 minutes
C. 16 minutes
D. 19 minutes
E. 27 minutes
3. Which of the following is not an aphrodisiac?
4. On average, how long does it take for a man to ejaculate?
A. 4.5 minutes
B. 5.5 minutes
C. 8 minutes
D. 10.5 minutes
E. 15 minutes
5. What percentage of people claim to have faked an orgasm?
A. 45% of women and 15% of men
B. 55% of women and 25% of men
C. 60% of women and 30% of men
D. 70% of women and 30% of men
E. 80% of women and 35% of men
6. On average, how long does it take a woman to orgasm?
A. 11 minutes
B. 17 minutes
C. 20 minutes
D. 23 minutes
E. 27 minutes
7. Which of the following isn’t a sexual position?
A. Wrapped Lotus
B. The Caboose
C. Ballet Dancer
D. The Conch
E. The Tominagi
8. The average clitoris is the size of a…
A. Grain of rice
A, D, E, B, D, C, D, E
You were probably the kid who fell asleep in the back of your sex-ed class. There’s no better time than the present to get some much-needed nous under your belt. Asking face-to-face questions about sex can be embarrassing, we get it. Luckily, there’s a plethora of information available to sift through at your own pace, and in the privacy of your own home. Start by researching the areas of most interest to you, or you feel you know the least about. You never know – what you might end up stumbling upon. For example, did you know an orgasm can help clear your sinuses? That’s what we call a natural remedy!
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As it turns out, you’re pretty average in the sex
IQ department. You have a good understanding of the basics, but could do with brushing up on some of the ner (more quirky) details. If you feel comfortable, getting together with a group of friends that you trust to talk about sex is always a fun occasion, and can also be a reassuring experience. You might just be surprised at what your friends do and don’t know: shared knowledge is, after all, the best knowledge.
Sex with Emily, the longest-running sex and relationship podcast, hosted by Dr Emily Morse, is a down-to-earth source for relatable and unbiased information on sex and relationships. Helping you to navigate this complex topic in an open-minded way Dr Morse will turn you into a pro in no time. Listen on your commute, while cooking or even at work… no one will ever know.
Congratulations! When it comes to sex, you certainly know your stuff. There’s no position you haven’t heard of, and you’re endowed with some of the more obscure, random facts. However, there’s always more to learn and new information around sex is surfacing every day. Keep up to date by reading new studies and interviews with your favourite leading sexperts.
For a sex know-it-all, we recommend Sex by The School of Life, a book that goes one step further, discussing topics around intimacy you might not even be aware of. Taking a deeper look into areas including the gaze of strangers, infidelity, and what we really want through sex, this little book demonstrates that we have only just scratched the surface when it comes to talking about amorous activities.
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