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‘Becoming Me’: Steps to Take After a Hard Break-Up

Breakups are hard to handle at the best of times, but when things end in a ‘messy’ manner then you may be left feeling devastated and in need of some recovery.  According to Ramani Durvasula, Ph.D., psychologist and author of Should I Stay or Should I Go? It can take six weeks or more to start healing from a breakup.  “We take six to eight weeks to heal a broken leg after ...

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Letting Go: How to Move Past Sexual Shame

There is something to say about the kink element of sex being seen as devious under a mutually agreed pretense, but when these feelings are taken sincerely and internalized then sexual shame can emerge. Sexual shame can happen for many different reasons. Sexual trauma can contribute, as can a strict religious upbringing, but these aren’t always the origin of shame. Our culture has a complex relationship with sex and it is easy to ...

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Zippidy Zap: Electrowands and You

Have you heard of a Tazapper? This bad boy is a rod easily taken up in the hand and capable of administering an electric shock to any willing participant that you wish to tease. When it does so it makes a rather loud and intimidating sound. That, coupled with its appearance, makes the Tazapper an incredibly fun piece of kit for anyone willing to get playful with electricity. But it’s not the only option on ...

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8 different ways to orgasm

Oh yes! There are that many ways to the big O. Orgasms aren’t the be-all and end-all of sexual experiences, but they are pretty great and many of us enjoy reaching the apex of a really strong, fulfilling orgasm. Others are still hoping to achieve that state of climax known as an orgasm. It’s a sad fact that our society has placed so much importance on orgasms that the absence of ...

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Vegan Kink: Amazing Animal-Free Alternatives for a Happy Sex Life

Veganism is on the rise! Multiple companies are offering plant-based alternatives to nutritional choices for hungry consumers who don’t want to damage the environment or health through excessive animal consumption, whether they’re fully vegan, vegan(ish), or simply flexitarian. But what about the other areas where animals get used? Peel back the wonderful world of kink and adult products and there are a fair few troubling elements for vegans or environmentalists. Leather gear, feathers, fur, and horse-tail whips, ...

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What Does It Mean to be Beach Body Ready?Swimwear and Sexual Appeal

The sun is coming out and, in some places, it’s already in full force. People are swarming to beaches, sunbathing in their gardens, and generally getting themselves in to swimwear and bikinis to enjoy the weather. And, with that, comes the ‘beach body’ trend. Being ‘Beach Body Ready’ The idea of a ‘beach body’ has been around for many years but it really came in to the public limelight back in April 2015 when a protein company posted ...

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5 Sex-Empowering Things You Can Do For Pride Month

June is Pride Month, which means a time to celebrate and rally for safe and inclusive spaces for all in the LGBTQI community. Pride Month was initially founded to remember and honor the Stonewall Riots which occurred in Manhattan in 1969 and pride parades, picnics, exhibitions, and events are held all over the world to celebrate the month and give visibility to queer individuals. It’s amazing that we live in a society ...

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Changing Roles: Gender Play in the Bedroom

In a 1918 publication of infants clothing it was suggested that boys wear pink and girls wear blue. This being because “pink, being a more decided and stronger color, is more suitable for the boy, while blue, which is more delicate and dainty, is prettier for the girl.” In the above description we learn two crucial things. One: Gender identity is fluid and changes from one generation, society, and culture to ...

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Master of the Cane: Impact Play and Its Appeal

After a cheeky remark, a mischievous glint shot across the eyes of Jody’s playmate which made their genitals twinge with delight and their heart beat just a little faster. Already anticipating what was to come and eager to please, Jody bent themselves forward on to the side of the bed and presented their bare and exposed posterior. A hand stroked the surface of their left cheek caringly, sending a tingle down their spine before suddenly, ...

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Phone Sex: Amateur Pornography iPhone-Style

Pornography. If you’re here then you probably have an appreciation for it and we’re happy that you do! Pornography can be great. It’s linked to better relationship satisfaction and increased creativity and sexual diversity in the bedroom. But sometimes we don’t just want to watch pornography; we want to be part of the pornography. And, thankfully, now we can. The Wonders of Technology Have you ever heard of the movies Tangerine and Unsane? Love them or hate them these two movies ...

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