Sex Made Easy is Officially Out Today!


My newest book, Sex Made Easy: Your Awkward Questions Answered – for Better, Smarter, Amazing Sex is officially out today and I couldn’t be happier. The small group of people I gave advance copies to have loved it which gives me hope that it will be as helpful to women and men as I’ve wanted it to be.

Sex Made Easy was born out of the experience I’ve had for the past 13 years as a sex researcher/educator, with hundreds of people saying to me “You must have the most amazing sex life!” (given my work) and me thinking…. well, sometimes – but it’s definitely not a given. Being a sex researcher/educator doesn’t necessarily  make for an incredible sex life. It doesn’t keep us from having the same kinds of challenges that most people experience –  challenges like learning to experience orgasm (or multiple orgasms), to last longer during sex, to make sex more comfortable/less painful, to have pleasurable sex with a partner who can’t seem to come no matter what one does, or to deal with STI testing and treatment.

In Sex Made Easy, I’ve tried to give readers tools that can help create more comfortable, confident, exciting, meaningful and connected sexual experiences. In reading Sex Made Easy, you’ll have a better sense of when you can fix a sex issue easily at home (for example, by switching condom brands, adding lube, trying a certain type of vibrator, trying a specific masturbation technique or sex position, or locking your pet out of your bedroom) and when you might be better off making an appointment with a sex therapist or a medical specialist who’s knowledgeable about sexual health.

In addition to science-backed information and a few personal stories (this is the first time I’ve shared personal information in one of my books), included are 100 sex situations with my ideas about how to handle them like an expert. Most of the situations are based on the most common sex questions I’ve received over the years (questions about premature ejaculation, learning to have an orgasm, why sex hurts, whether using a vibrator is addictive, etc). Some of the questions (for example, about sexsomnia or dealing with pets and sex) are less common but I think important and relevant to many people’s lives.

So, there you go! I hope you enjoy Sex Made Easy and I certainly look forward to hearing from all of you who read it and feel like sharing your feedback with me (email me at

Sex  Made Easy is available through Books Inc, IndieBoundAmazon, Barnes and Noble, Powells, and bookstores all around the country. That’s right, folks: better sex is coming to a neighborhood near you.

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About 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

  • Ande Lyons

    Hooray and Congrats Dr. Debby!

    Just ordered my copy… liked/tagged at Amazon… will add a review after reading. (Nice review Jeana!) 



  • Kait

    I can’t wait to get it for my bday!  :)

  • Mens Sex Toys

    Congratulations! I know how great it feels to have something out there and people reading it. There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get from imparting knowledge – in book form ;)