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Computer, web and mobile applications ("apps") are ubiquitous, and you can imagine "sex" is a popular category. Hundreds of apps are found after searching "sex", primarily in the "entertainment", "lifestyle" or "social networking" categories, and I began wondering if apps were created specifically to help educate, improve, or otherwise promote healthy sexuality.

Medical, health care, education and reference categories surprisingly offer many options for sex-related apps, including the EmpowHER app. If you have a sexual health question...there is an app just for you:

  • Need to know how many times you complete a certain sex act?
  • Need suggestions on how to convince your partner to wear a condom?
  • Need help increasing your sex drive, or even learning how to control premature ejaculation?

Below are some of my most favorite sexual health apps (either by user reviews, title-alone, or actual use):

  1. Communication Topics:

Condom Truth. Describes what condoms made of, differences between types of condoms, and provides tips on how to convince your partner to wear one.

Body Talk. A reference useful in learning how to communicate more effectively in your relationship. This app translates non-verbal cues to help you better “read people and situations” for multiple purposes: “have a better relationship with your significant other”, “easily meet guys or girls in any situation” or even “easily identify a liar"!

  • Self-Help Topics:

Control Premature Ejaculation. No kidding! Provides a type of audiovisual hypnosis to help ease anxiety, possibly causing premature ejaculation. Ladies: please ask your male partner permission before "surprising" him with this app on his phone!

Sex Drive. Fire Up Your Sex Drive. Improve Your Sex Drive. These apps all claim to stimulate part of your brain in various ways, either by "binaural tone", "high frequency alpha waves" or "hypnotranquility".

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