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Everything you need to know about IUDs

Everything you need to know about IUDs

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a T-shaped device placed in the uterus to prevent sperm from reaching the egg. They are over 99% effective, making them the most effective contraceptive method out there compared to the pill, condoms, and others.

With a pill, or other forms of contraceptives, there’s a huge margin of error because you might forget to take it or use it incorrectly. With an IUD, on the other hand, you can just set it and forget it.

9 Tips For How To Use A Vibrator For The First Time

9 Tips For How To Use A Vibrator For The First Time

You’ll never forget your firsts. First crush, first lover, first vibrator. All of them can be extremely confusing to navigate. If you have questions about navigating love, I don’t think I’m your gal... but as someone who knows plenty about sex toys and has built some as well, I can certainly help you navigate the trials and tribulations of buying your first vibrator and learning how to use sex toys. I’ll tell you my mistakes so hopefully you can feel a little bit less in the dark when you buy your first (or second) toy.

Don’t let anxiety kill your sex drive! 5 tips to try today

Woman with closed eyes looking stressed - don’t let anxiety kill your sex drive! 5 tips to try today

Racing heart, shallow breathing, tensed muscles, and goosebumps. Sounds pretty sexy, right? Not always.

If we look closely, the physical symptoms of anxiety can overlap with some things we experience during sex and arousal. Though they share these physical experiences, anxiety and sex are not happy bedfellows. “Anxiety is a major contributor to diminishing frequency of sex and diminishing capacity for enjoyment of sex,” says Colorado-based certified sex therapist Indigo Stray Conger.

Let’s explore some of the more common ways anxiety can impact your sex life (and some tips to find let go and enjoy sex again!).

Vaginal Discharge 101: Everything You Need to Know

Vaginal Discharge 101: Everything You Need to Know
Vaginal discharge is a natural part of life but it can raise a lot of questions. What exactly is vaginal discharge and what purpose does it serve? Is it the same as cervical mucus and arousal fluid? And is squirting really just pee? Let’s dive right in and explore the various types of vaginal fluids and their role in our reproductive health and sex lives. 

What is Sensation Play? How to engage your 5 senses to heighten sex and intimacy

What is Sensation Play? How to engage your 5 senses to heighten sex and intimacy

Before we learn how to talk, we are already experiencing the world through our senses. As we grow up and have more things that occupy our minds, the sensations that shape our experiences become afterthoughts.

Becoming aware of the different feelings and sensations can help keep you in the present and heighten intimacy. And yes, this awareness can also help you have better sex and pleasure (and orgasms, too).

That’s where sensation play comes in — it’s the act of engaging your senses in different ways to heighten your pleasure. These senses come in all shapes and forms, from visual to auditory to tactile. Learn more about how to incorporate sensation play into your routine.

Why can't I orgasm? Is this normal?

Why can't I orgasm? Is this normal?
Between porn, internet stories of crazy sexcapades, and Fifty Shades of Grey, it's easy to feel like something's wrong with you when you can't orgasm or don't orgasm as much as you'd like. We get into the science of anorgasmia, some common causes, and what can help.

How to use the Lioness Vibrator as a couples sex toy

How to use the Lioness Vibrator as a couples' sex toy

Although the Lioness Vibrator is primarily thought of as a product for self-discovery, it’s also a great tool for our-discovery. Basically, what I’m saying is that it can also be one of the best sex toys out there for couples. Not only is it a great vibrator, it can also help you and your partner have better sex (with and without the vibe).

Choosing the best sex lube for your awesome body

Choosing the best sex lube for your awesome body

Lube gets a lot of unnecessary flack. Even though research has shown that 65.5 percent of women and 70 percent of men have used commercial lubricants, there are still many folks who have the attitude that if you are sexually lacking if you need to use additional lubrication.

Short of me saying those people are flat out wrong, here’s the thing — lubrication isn’t just for people who lack natural moisture. As Vice aptly states, “having high-quality lube is kind of like putting high-quality gas in your car: Everything runs a lot better.”

We’ll talk about FAQs, considerations, and even provide recommendations to help get you started.

Sanitizing Sex: Censoring the Internet for Scale and Profit

Sanitizing Sex: Censoring the Internet for Scale and Profit

Tumblr just announced that they would be removing all adult content from their site, presenting their announcement with the title “A better, more positive Tumblr”. Along with YouTube, Google, Facebook, and other major content providers, the internet is becoming more polarized about sex. It’s either completely wiping away anything sexual or throwing anything sexual over the wall into “adult content” (i.e. pornography) with no room in between. What are the implications of this?