"My partner and I want to try BDSM, but we don't know where to start."
If we had a dollar for every time we've heard that at events....
...we'd probably have around $150, plus or minus.
Anyways, being a bondage/kink beginner may seem intimidating, but it's really not! It's really just determining what you're into, mutually agreeing on how it's gonna go down, and then following a recipe from start to finish. No whips and chains required!
(It's cool- you can get creative and more spontaneous once you've learned the ropes...pun intended.)
Here are our top 5 tips on dipping a toe into bondage play, if your vibe is vanilla!
It's true, relationships take work - from communication to keeping the intimacy aflame. In fact, those are the two most common hiccups that couples encounter, especially after the 'honeymoon' phase is over.
Not to worry! We've broken down some potential roadblocks that often occur between romantic partners, with a few quick tips to help you navigate in the moment, and in the long-term.
As of June 2019, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 110.6 million Americans ages 18 and up (or 45.2%) are single. BRAVO, YOU REBELS!
Kidding -- nowadays, it's normal to be solo. We are into it.
There can be so much pressure to follow the herd and take the 'normal' steps that are basically mapped our for us at birth: go to school, get a job, find a spouse & get married, have kids, pay taxes, bite the dust. It's just reality. And as a result, it can make a single chap feel like crap. F that noise!
If you need a reminder (or a kick in the pants), here are our favorite reasons for being single.
There's no shame in our game, and there shouldn't be any in yours either.
Pleasure products aren't just for women - and while most men know this, some may still have a hard time getting over the stigma and investing in a sex toy.
Keep reading for some common sex toy myths, and reasons to bust the misconceptions!
Sweeter words have never been spoken! (That applies to life, but even better when in reference to anal sex!)
Our girl Tawney Seren, sex toy expert and educator, posted her unbiased video review of our anal comfort glide, EASE! She covers everything from the texture to the sensations before and after anal with her partner. Keep going to watch the full video!
No matter your pleasure, there are a sea of sex toys and intimacy-enhancing tools that will intensify partner sex or just straight up masturbation. When we curate our product collections, we keep this in mind; setting the goal of offering something for everyone - regardless of experience level.
Whatever type of sex is on your menu, here are our top 6 picks for couples sex toys and men's pleasure products that will accommodate any type of action.
There's nothing we love more than a sexy box!
Tawney Seren, sexual health author and educator, recently received a care package courtesy yours truly, and she recorded the unboxing for your viewing pleasure.
Watch Tawney's teaser unboxing below.
We are packing our bags for #SexExpoNY, which inspired us to whip up a quick list of our favorite travel essentials...
....aside from the obvious stuff like your toothbrush and phone charger, 'cause duh.
0rgasms aren't always a 'canned' -- or automatic -- response for everyone. Not to harsh your buzz, but alcohol and stimulants often delay orgasms, and can cause more long-term issues.
If you find yourself a little too tipsy during sex and want to come quicker, read on for a few tips to help achieve an orgasm (whether you're inebriated, or otherwise).