Are you ‘normal’ in bed?

How does your sex life measure up? That’s the central premise of “The Normal Bar,” a new book by Chrisanna Northrup and sociologists Pepper Schwartz and James Witte. Based on the responses of an Internet survey of some 70,000 people, “The Normal Bar” endeavors to ease people’s concerns about their sexual relationships by providing readers …

Intercourse isn’t everything for most women, says study — try ‘outercourse’

Many of us equate “sex” with “intercourse” and use those words interchangeably. Yet highly satisfying sex doesn’t have to be limited to penetration — and doesn’t even have to include it at all. According to a recent study, many women report that they require clitoral stimulation to have an orgasm. For the study, Debby Herbenick, director …