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Is HRT the End-All-Be-All?

Just a few short years ago, anyone with a uterus was hard-pressed to find accurate and evidence-based information on peri/menopause. And then, like pennies from heaven, it was all around us. Social media, talk shows, blogs, newspaper and magazine articles were finally giving us and our lived experiences the respect we deserved. While those of…

Spice It Up: It’s All About the Novelty

It’s inevitable – long-term partners are gonna get bored. Maybe it’s the conversation, your daily routine or the same old weekend plans. At some point, sex might also morph into a yawn-apalooza. Being with a long-term partner can mean a lifetime of love, connectedness, commitment and care. And contrary to popular belief, it can also…

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People are Buying Sex Toys More Than Ever, According to Data

The sexual wellness market is booming. In 2023, the market was valued at $32.7 billion. It has been steadily growing since 2019 and is expected to reach $80.7 billion by 2030. Between 2019 and 2020, it has grown by 26%, mostly due to the pandemic and its effects on singles and couples. Single people invested…

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The Top Niche Dating Apps for Your Needs

Technology has revolutionized the way we interact with each other – especially when it comes to dating. Dating apps have allowed people to connect with potential sexual or romantic partners from the comfort of their couch.   Convenience has been one of the main selling points of dating apps. The ability to meet someone despite your…

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Clitoris VS G-Spot – Are they the same?

Ladies, let’s get real about the rockstars of your pleasure zones – the clitoris and the legendary G-spot . These two areas are absolute showstoppers when it comes to experiencing mind-blowing orgasms. Buckle up because this guide is about to blow your mind (and potentially other things!) First up, the clitoris. This pea-sized powerhouse is…

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SORAYA Beads Review Compilation

SORAYA Beads is an anal beads massager with with cascading beads in both length and vibration coupled with an ergonomic handle. It’s great for those who are new to anal masturbation and can be used to spice up partner play as well. See what sex toy reviewers are saying about the gender-neutral SORAYA Beads by…

Does Stress Affect Fertility?

It’s generally accepted by the medical community that chronic stress can lead to wide-ranging physical and behavioral health issues. When we experience any kind of upset, our nervous systems trigger the “fight-flight-freeze” response. That’s a protective function. But when it happens too frequently, and if we aren’t able to manage symptoms, we’re at increased risk…

Erectile Dysfunction in Younger Men Is Common. But Why?

Years ago, I was interviewed for an article on Erectile Dysfunction in young men. It was interesting to talk to a young female reporter who knew absolutely nothing about the subject. She sent me a long list of questions and we had several long discussions on the phone. I thought that this was a great…

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Echoes from the Bedroom: The Curious Rise of Rabbit Vibrators

In the ever-evolving landscape of sexual wellness, one product has hopped its way into the spotlight, carving out a niche that continues to grow in both popularity and acceptance – the rabbit vibrator. Once a hushed secret, these devices are now celebrated for their role in fostering sexual exploration and well-being. The Historical Hop: From…

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Sex Tips After the Honeymoon Relationship Phase Ends

You’re in the first few months (or weeks) of dating someone. When you’re together, you can’t keep your hands off each other. When you’re not, you can’t stop thinking about them, fantasizing about them, talking about them.  That’s what we call the honeymoon phase or NRE (new relationship energy) – the sexual and romantic excitement…

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LELO Celebrates 21st Birthday With 100 Free Sonas Per Month

Twenty-one years ago, a humble vision for better pleasure was born as LELO blended ergonomic design with quality materials. The outcome was sex toys that changed the way we explored our sexuality, and there’s one in particular that’s rightfully gained its notoriety behind closed doors—SONA. And to honor the beating heart of the company (you),…

How Open Should I Be with my Doctor?  

It’s generally accepted among medical providers that the more information a patient shares, the better the care they can provide. There are very strong arguments for accurately answering everything a doctor asks you about your medical history and your current health and well-being.  But what if there are details you don’t want to share because…

Should You Stalk Your Ex and Why is it So Addictive? 

(Trigger Warning: while the word “stalk” appears in the blog below, please note that it’s being used in the non-menacing vernacular (as a synonym for “search”). The origin of the word means something entirely different – “stalking” in its original form is of serious nature and potentially dangerous. If you believe you are the victim…

So, When Do I Get My Pap Now?

It used to be so simple. You went to see your gynecologist once per year. Your breasts would be checked, you’d have the dreaded pelvic exam that included STI testing and the pap, and then you’d be on your merry way. Phew, check that off the list until next year! But in recent years, things…

What Does Cholesterol Have to do with Sexual Health?

You probably think that hamburgers and ice cream are only bad for your waistline, right? But what if they could actually put your sexual health in jeopardy? Read on to discover the important links between cholesterol and sexual health that all men should know. High Cholesterol Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction Many people see erectile dysfunction…

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Queer People Own More Sex Toys, Research Reveals

It’s no secret that the orgasm gap still exists to this day, especially in heterosexual relationships. While 95% of heterosexual men report having an orgasm during partnered sex, only 65% of heterosexual women report the same. The stats are a bit different when it comes to queer relationships.  Studies show that gay men orgasm 89%…

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How Does Sexual Arousal Change Across the Menstrual Cycle?

The menstrual cycle is divided into four phases—each of which are distinctly different.  And during each phase, there are a lot of hormonal ups and downs, especially with the hormones estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.  Now these changes in hormones can bring about all sorts of moods, behaviors, cravings, energy or lack thereof, motivation, and more. …

Authentic- The Word of the Year

Bet you couldn’t avoid “Best Of” lists last month as the year came to a close. Professional critics, influencers, and amateur bloggers alike love to get in on it, giving their seals of approval to a wide swath of items such as books, movies, sports highlights, gifts for hard-to-please Aunt Edna, sex toys (maybe Aunt…

How Trauma Can Affect Your Relationship 

If you’ve experienced trauma – whether as a child or an adult – and if you haven’t received the support you need in order to process it thoroughly, relationships can be tricky.   Before we jump into the interpersonal, let’s get a sense of what trauma is. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)…

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America’s Bedroom Choices: The Most-Searched Sex Positions

Interesting Discoveries: All positions, except for the “Eiffel Tower position,” involve only two partners. The missionary position is top-ranked across almost all US states. Hawaii has the most overall interest in all these positions across all US states. Intimate lifestyle product experts at LELO conducted a study to discover the most desired bedroom preferences in…

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The Last Day of Christmas – Holiday Erotica Contest Finalist

Story inspired by following illustration: Ever since hooking up with Daniel, the twelve days of Christmas have been anything but innocent. On the first day of Christmas, my true love married sweetheart sent me one pair of mistletoe-patterned panties. On the second day of Christmas, my secret lover sent me two red stockings with white…

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A New Christmas Tradition – Holiday Erotica Contest Winner

Story inspired by following illustration: For many families around the world, Christmas morning is the most exciting one of the year. At the North Pole, it’s usually the quietest as one jolly old man gets his rest.  Santa Claus slogged through into the kitchen from the workshop in the wee hours of Christmas morning.  “How…

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Christmas Tree-Scented – Holiday Erotica Contest Finalist

Story inspired by following illustration: “Jesus Christ,” Theo says under his breath, flicking his eyes towards Nadia. “Stop squirming, would you?”  Nadia shakes her head, scoffing. She shifts her weight and crawls further under the Christmas tree, one hand around the trunk, the other around the plastic stand. Theo stands above her, arms deep in…

Sex in the Media: Explore or Ignore – “Naked Attraction” 

You might think this British series is a spoof on other titles with similar names, but you would be wrong. “Naked Attraction ” is actually as literal as literal gets.  Here’s the premise: a person looking for love (dressed – at least at first) gives the once-over to six fully nude people, each of whom…

Top 5 Foods for Men’s Peak Sexual Health

If your sexual health isn’t what you’d like it to be, your daily habits could be to blame. Things like tobacco, alcohol, and obesity will all decrease your fertility and negatively affect your sexual functioning. Fortunately, there are many simple things you can add to your lifestyle that will get you back on track toward…

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