In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

Updated: Sep 23, 2018, 17:37 IST
  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Does size really matter? well, if you think size matters, think again? For one the size of a man's 'man part' does not matter, it's how you use it that plays an important role. Apart from that, the size of your hands or feet have no connection with the size of your 'jewels' either

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Viagra to the rescue? If you think viagra is effective, think again! 

    Oral medications can only provide a temporary fix! If you have health conditions such as hypertension and diabetes, resorting to oral medication can have dire side effects or contraindications with other medications. Experts say that men who believe that viagra is the key to a strong erection need to think again, because a man must feel the desire to have sex, without which there isn't a chance of him having one at all. 

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    "Pulling out" before ejaculation is not safe sex: It not only your ejaculation that can get a woman pregnant, your pre-ejaculate can make the woman pregnant too. Usually, men do not always know when ejaculatory fluid begins to seep out - and even ahead of a perceptible orgasm, pre-ejaculate (which includes sperm) is released and is enough to get a woman pregnant.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Thinking about someone else while making love is OKAY: A large part of the sexual experience starts with your brain and not with your body, and sometimes your brain can wander. But, if you are committed to your lady, and your relationship is going great, it's ok to think about Katrina Kaif, Angelina Jolie or Megan Fox every now and then.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Premature ejaculation can occur at any age:

    Some men do find that premature ejaculation begins at the onset of sexual maturity, but plenty of men also find it to be an issue later in life. In fact, according to a study premature ejaculation affects 30 percent of men at some time in their lives. Often, early ejaculation in men who are in their 30s or older is a co-symptom of erectile dysfunction or fatigue, poor cardiovascular conditioning, depression, anxiety, or neurological symptoms.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Oral sex is not safer than vaginal sex: Oral sex is most often considered as a 'free pass' among teens and even certain adults as far as sexual relationships are concerned. Teens believe oral sex isn't considered as having sex itself. On the contrary, oral sex does, and yes, you can get a sexually transmitted disease (STD) from oral sex. As in oral sex. there is still an exchange of fluids, meaning that the diseases can enter your body through sores or small cuts in your mouth and throat.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Not all aphrodisiacs can put you 'in the mood for love': While oysters, dark chocolate, strawberries, and tiger penis might make one feel l''amour, there is no scientific evidence that supports the validity of being aphrodisiacs.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Age doesn't when it comes to sex: For those who believe that after a certain age, sex is no longer important in a relationship, here's something you should know: Sex is an important aspect of physical and emotional health and well being in a relationship for adults of all ages, even those in their golden years. While some people believe that a decrease in libido is a natural part of aging, a loss of sexual desire can be related to a number of other factors such as hormone deficiencies, depression, anxiety disorders, side effects of medication, communication barriers, or loss of a spouse or partner.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Men don't have more sexual urges as compared to women: Although many men would have a lot of sexual urge as you believe may believe that they are ready to go 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The harsh truth is that men experience daily fluctuations in libido, as do women. A man's readiness to hop in the sack can be impacted by many of the same factors that impact a woman's level of desire, including diet, sleep, health, stress, medical conditions, self-confidence, and relationship disharmony among other factors.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    Great sex won't just happen naturally without any effort: The human body doesn't come with an instruction manual to be an ace when it comes to sex. The 'tricks of the trade' that pleased a former partner do not always work with someone new. Good communication and qualitative communication is the key to good sex in bed. Also, the willingness to be open to trying new techniques and positions in order to find out what each partner finds pleasurable can also add spice in your sex life and revoke the sexual desires among the two of you. It can be a little awkward at first to over-communicate during sex but think about the outcome: a partner who knows how to do it right every time and sexually satisfies you.

  • In pictures: Top 11 most common sex myths busted

    A virgin's hymen doesn't always break due to intercourse: This is the most common sex myth that exists when it comes to sexual education and understanding among couples. The belief that if a woman's hymen is intact that means she is a virgin isn't always true. As a matter of fact, neither is the converse true. Medical experts say that since girls are born with hymens of various sizes and openings, some women might appear to have no hymen at all. Apart from that, some women may even rupture their hymen without them even knowing, especially while performing daily activities such as running, walking (yes, it is possible), cycling, swimming, g and horseback riding. 

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Despite creating a lot of awareness about sex education people are still sexually misinformed, experts debunk some of the myths surrounding the clandestine aspect of an individual's life


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