Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.

Recent posts

Falling in love online

In a recent New York Times article, and in light of Gov. Sanford’s email exchanges with his Argentine lover, writer Virginia Heffernan considered whether people who fall in love online (via email, Texts, Facebook, Twitter, and such) are indeed falling for each other or whether they have fallen hopelessly in love with technology. Continue Reading →

Bill Maher compares Mark Sanford’s love emails and Mark Foley’s texts

Bill Maher recently showed a side-by-side comparison of Gov. Mark Sanford’s emails to his Argentine lover and former Congressman Mark Foley’s texts to his pages. No matter what your opinions are on monogamy, marriage, politics, adultery, falling in love (like, or lust) with one person while being with another, sexual orientation, or verbal seduction, you can perhaps at least appreciate the humor in the following contrasts: Continue Reading →