Humor, Sex Tips, & Toy Reviews
The New Year is upon us! Can you believe it?! After all the tweets and Facebook updates deeming 2016 “the worst year ever,” it’s exciting to turn over a new leaf, start a fresh calendar, and let go of the past year’s trials and troubles to whatever extent we can.
In a culture which shames sexual pleasure and “extravagant” expenditures (especially for women), it’s easy to feel like sex toys aren’t worth droppin’ dough on. Too often, pleasure objects fall to the bottom of our to-buy list, beneath other items both essential and non-essential.
As we approach the holidays, I’m sure many of you are considering buying a sex toy for someone you love. It’s such an exciting thought: wrapping a vibrator, dildo, butt plug or paddle for your sweetheart, placing it under the tree with a knowing smile on your face, and going to bed with visions of your darling’s orgasms dancing in your head. How conscientious and thoughtful of you, right?
It’s easy to forget, once you’ve been having sex for a while, just how much room there is for variation. There are infinite different ways to touch someone, or to be touched. You can mix up the pressure, the speed, the direction, the rhythm, the texture… and the temperature.
With its distinctive sweet scent and deliciously slippery texture, coconut oil is a simple, no-nonsense lube that’s less likely to irritate your skin than many preservative-packed artificial lubes out there. Make sure to buy organic, “virgin” or “extra virgin” coconut oil; it’s the most natural type available, untainted by pesticides and bleach.