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5 Characteristics of the Best Sex Shops 1

5 Characteristics of the Best Sex Shops

I’ve worked with many great sex shops over the years, and many shitty ones. It’s no mystery: the retailers I link to over and over again are the ones who give back to their workers, shoppers, and community. Find out...

10 Things I Used For Strap-On Play: Temptasia Underwear Harness, Avant P3 / D15, & more! 5

10 Things I Used For Strap-On Play: Temptasia Underwear Harness, Avant P3 / D15, & more!

“Wow, you’re really good at that,” my boyfriend said after I pegged him for the first time. “Maybe it’s because I’m using a nice [strap-on] harness for the job.” “Or maybe you’re just good at it!” I had pegged someone...

New Sensations: 8 Unique Sex Toys to Try in 2020 15

New Sensations: 8 Unique Sex Toys to Try in 2020

Dildos have been around for practically forever — at least 28,000 years. Early vibrators originated as medical devices in the 1700s. Since then, new sex toys have come a long way in material safety, technology, and creativity. For those seeking...

The Polite Way to Break Up (With Your Therapist) 23

The Polite Way to Break Up (With Your Therapist)

It’s not easy to share your darkest thoughts with someone and trust that they’ll understand — let alone advise with a harmonious balance between acceptance and growth. And when a therapist doesn’t hear you out, it takes only a minute...

Dating Yourself Any Day (Not Just Valentine's Day!) 24

Dating Yourself Any Day (Not Just Valentine’s Day!)

After British Vogue interviewed Emma Watson, the media fixated on the 20 seconds where she talked about being single and “self-partnered.” It was a conversation where she spoke about mental health, her place in the world as an activist, history...

4 Common Misconceptions About Sex-Positive Bloggers 31

4 Common Misconceptions About Sex-Positive Bloggers

When I reveal that I’m a sex toy reviewer, I sometimes hear variations of “Really?! But you’re so quiet/wholesome/[insert another synonym for demure]!” On a bad day, I might clap back, “I’m sorry— I didn’t realize that introversion meant not...