sex

7 Things That Don't Stop You From Having A Great Sex Life

Porn, movies, magazines, and the people around us too often teach us there's one way to have a satisfying sex life: You have to adhere to beauty ideals, be in a heterosexual relationship, be young, and preferably have as many orgasms as possible.…
By Suzannah Weiss

Perfectionism Can Lead To Unwanted Sexual Encounters, A New Study Finds

There are a lot of different ways women put pressure on themselves to be better and do better, and sometimes, that comes in the form of perfectionism. Many of us struggle with perfectionism, especially when it comes to education or our professional…
By Lea Rose Emery

9 Sex Positions You'll Wish You Had Tried Sooner

If you've been in a relationship for a long time, chances are you'll reach a place where you want to mix things up in the bedroom. The annoying thing about falling into a sex rut is that you know you should try something new, but the rut means you…
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Facts No One Tells You About Physical Intimacy As You Get Older

There are plenty of things nobody tells you about sex as you get older, including how much the experience can change and evolve. Like sex at any age, there will be highs and lows, and moments when you're just not in the mood. And that's all…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Ways You Can Tell Your Partner Will Be Emotionally Loyal If They've Cheated In The Past

Of all the things that can be difficult to move past in a relationship, cheating can be one of the hardest. Cheating — and the dishonesty that often surrounds it — can erode trust, stop communication, and damage a relationship in a way that it may…
By Lea Rose Emery

6 Fascinating Things That Happen To Your Body When You’re Making Out With Someone

Kissing is something people do all the time. You may not realize it while you're lost in the moment, but there's a whole science behind kissing that's pretty fascinating. According to experts, there's a lot that goes on inside your body when you're…
By Kristine Fellizar

This New Dating App Banishes Awkward First Dates & It's Literally A Brit's Dream

Online dating can be pretty exhausting. Putting in the time to swipe can be quite enough but then what do you do after you match with someone? You start the obligatory initial chat to establish what they do for a living, how far away they live, and…
By Alice Broster

7 Weird Changes That Happen In Your Brain When You Get Into A Relationship

Getting into a relationship is exciting, and it's a time filled with many changes, with couples experiencing everything from new emotions to a different routine. If you feel like you're even thinking and experiencing things differently, it's not…
By Carina Wolff

11 Sex-Positive Gifts To Get Your Friends, Your Partner, Or Yourself

In a world where sex education is failing, and is still taboo for some, being sex-positive is so important. When you're sex-positive, you're not just open-minded to the topic in general, but you have a progressive outlook on sex, all realms of it,…
By Amanda Chatel

17 Sex Toys That Make Amazing Gifts For Your Partner — And You, Too

If you're desperately trying to pick out the perfect gift for that special someone, you shouldn't discount buying a sex toys as a gift this holiday season. Whether you've used a toy before or not, they're a great level-up for your sex life, no…
By Lea Rose Emery

These Sex Toys Are All On Sale Right Now For The Holidays

Shopping for people is hard. What do you get the friend or partner who has everything? Easy: buy them a sex toy. No matter what the people in your life are into, there's a sex toy to match. Unlike a lot of gifts that, although may be sentimental in…
By Amanda Chatel

5 Zodiac Signs That'll Be The Most Open To Love In 2019

With the new year comes new opportunities for love, not only because life feels like it gets a fresh start, but because there are astrological changes happening that can bring certain zodiac signs good luck — including serendipitous encounters and…
By Carolyn Steber

5 Things To Think About During Sex To Turn Yourself On

When you're looking to increase sexual desire or sensation, people might tell you things like "shut your mind off," as if it were that simple. But for most people, it's not. Unless you're a meditation master, you're going to think about something,…
By Suzannah Weiss

7 Surprisingly Intimate Questions That'll Take Your Connection With Your Partner To The Next Level

If you and your partner are looking to take your connection to the next level, being open and vulnerable with each other is key. When you're able to do that, it's easier for you to build emotional intimacy in your relationship. Asking the right…
By Kristine Fellizar

13 Sex Toys To Give Your Partner For The Holidays If They're New To Using Them

Now that the holidays are nearly upon us, 'tis the season for gift shopping — something that's typically much more fun in theory than it is in practice. As easy as shopping for yourself might be, the pressure to find the 'perfect' gift for everyone…
By Laken Howard

Your Smart Vibrator Is At Risk Of Being Hacked & No, This Is Not A Joke

The world of technology is constantly changing. I know I sound like a grandma but there is always a new in phone or app that will make your life 100 times better, or food delivery service that will revolutionise your hangovers. And our bedrooms are…
By Alice Broster

This Is When You Should Get An STI Test — And It's More Often Than You Think

In 2017, there were about 420,000 diagnoses of STIs in England, according to Public Health England. And in young people between 15 and 24, a case of gonorrhoea or chlamydia was diagnosed every four minutes. Cases of certain STIs are on the rise…
By Emily Dixon

Stopping The Pill Causes You To Bleed, But Not In The Way You Think

Whether you've been on the pill for six years or six months, you've probably noticed a few side effects. But what happens when you come off the pill? Do those side effects just disappear or are they replaced by completely new ones? The answer…
By Lauren Sharkey

13 Sexy Stocking Stuffers From Unbound That Are Under $50

As an adult, it's a struggle to find a use for stocking stuffers. You probably don't need little toys or tchotchkes or even decorations. But sexy stocking stuffers? Who can’t use more of that! Sexy stocking stuffers are especially great if your…
By Emma McGowan

A New Study Busts This Major Myth About Casual Sex & Intimacy

Casual sex isn't for everyone. Some people love the idea and the freedom of hooking up with someone with no strings attached, while others don't like the idea of sex without commitment or consistency. In either case, our culture tends to think of…
By Lea Rose Emery