Take This "Yes Or No Quiz" And We'll Guess Your Bedroom IQ!

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Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

One of the great errors people make around sex is that they convince themselves that everyone else is doing it more often, with more people, having more orgasms, and being much kinkier than they are. It's a huge misconception. The fact is that the average American only has 7 to 11 partners over their lifetime. About a third of people haven't had any sex in the last year, and another third have only been with one person. Of the people who had more partners than that, let's be honest; a lot of that was bad, regrettable, unpleasant sex that they could have really done without.

Thus, it's really important to remember that sex is not a competition. It's not about having the most, in terms of partners, orgasms, encounters, etc. Everyone's doing their own thing, and nobody has a monopoly on How To Sex Right. If you're truthful with your partners, you don't presume or pressure consent, you make sure that they leave feeling better than they arrived, then you're in the ballpark. Anything more than that - exactly what you do, how often, and for how long - is about how the two (or more) of you happen to choose to interact. If you get that, then you'll show you have high bedroom intelligence - so let's find out how you score!

Do you know the difference between enthusiastic and affirmative consent?

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Do you care a lot about whether your partner is conventionally attractive, as opposed to just attractive to you?

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Do you worry constantly about how your body looks during sex?

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Do you know that most women will only finish with some manual stimulation, not just penetration alone?

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Do you feel guilt and shame around sex?

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Do you go out of your way to be a kind person?

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Do you know how to get yourself off?

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Do you easily laugh it off when a funny sound happens?

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Have you ever stopped without being asked because they seemed a little off?

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Do you make it a point to talk about birth control and protection BEFORE getting down to it?

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Do you think people who don't have sex are prudes?

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Is consent sexy?

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Do you promise not to judge your partner if they tell you a fantasy?

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Do you always make a point to say something nice to your partner the first time you see them naked?

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Do you know how to ask for what you want?

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Do you think sex is kinda icky?

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Is making sure your partner feels better about themselves afterwards than before high on your list of priorities?

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Do you expect your partner to meet your standards and preferences for how they're groomed down there?

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If your partner does something awesome, do you make sure they know it?

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If you're really not liking something but your poor partner is trying ever so hard to please you, do you speak up tactfully?

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Do you try to emulate stuff you've seen in porn?

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Do you read any erotica?

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Have you ever done it with the lights on?

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If you watch porn, do you make a point of watching porn created by and for women?

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Have you had more sober than tipsy sex?

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Have you ever asked your partner whether what you're doing is working for them?

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Do you ever fake orgasms?

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Do you compare yourself to your lover's exes?

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Do you brag about your lovers to third parties?

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Be honest: do you actually like and respect the people who sleep with you?

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