Especially during foreplay, many people in long-lasting relationships follow an established pattern. The foreplay is no longer really varied and adventurous. Our columnist Nadia Bokody recommends to reach for sex toys – and has a few product recommendations ready for you.
As someone who’s spent most of my career talking and writing about sex, I’m often asked what’s the best piece of sex advice I can share. People are inevitably taken aback when I don’t impart a groundbreaking oral sex trick, or secret Kama Sutra position. Don’t get me wrong. I’m a big advocate for continuously adding to your bag of sexual techniques, but without this piece of advice, most of them are redundant. That piece of advice is simple, and kind of common sense, but it’s something very few of us do when we initiate sex; and it’s to ask our partner a four-word question: “What are you into?”
When it comes to sex, setting the mood and warming things up can be just as important as the main event. However, foreplay often doesn’t get the time or attention it deserves. In fact, a recent Canadian study revealed that the ideal time spent on foreplay for both men and women is 20 minutes. Despite this, most people reported spending only 10 minutes at the most on warming their partner up. How do we avoid falling into this trap? Let’s dive into some tips and tricks to keep your playtime exciting, easy and fresh!
Every relationship goes through different phases. Newly enamored couples often can’t keep their hands off each other, while after a few years some couples encounter longer periods without sex. Here we ask the question: what’s normal for sex in a relationship?
Our author Nadia Bokody is often asked by concerned readers whether she thinks they’re watching “too much porn”. And she always gives the same answer. Here it is…
With increasing popularity in books and movies like 50 Shades of Grey, BDSM and bondage are no longer the mysterious or stigmatized concepts they once were. If you are interested in diving into this world, it’s important to know a bit about the practice. Restraints are an especially popular starting point but before you attempt advanced shibari, which is the erotic art of bondage, it makes sense to start with less intense play. For those who are curious about testing the waters, here are our 5 tips on bondage for beginners.
The female orgasm is a wondrous thing. It is actually pretty devestating that more women (and men) don’t know how to experience an orgasm. This is largely due to misinformation (and straight up lack of information) about the female body. Nearly 80 percent of women require external clitoral stimulation in order to have an orgasm. This pleasure center is rarely (if ever) stimulated during intercourse.