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Dyspareunia, or pain during sex, is more common than you might think

Sex is all about feeling great—until it doesn’t feel great. Unfortunately, dyspareunia (pain during sex) is more common than you might think. In fact, it’s so common that 3 out of every 4 women experience it at some point in their lives. (Although some people enjoy experiencing pain during sex, that’s not the kind of pain we’re talking about. We’re talking about the kind that’s unwanted and a total mood-killer.)

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Literally whatever you want

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how-to , frisky friday, activism, self-love

If you’re one of the lucky ones living someplace where spring has any meaning, first of all, quit bragging. Secondly, you may have already started feeling the pressure to make your body conform to societal ideals of summer beauty. So what should you do with your body hair, from pits to pubes, this summer? Here are some fresh ideas.

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And what you can do about it

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how-to , better sex, health, problem solving

Stress has a way of piling up, from little things like your commute and your annoying co-workers to bigger things like your finances and the never-ending news cycle. Unsurprisingly, all of these stressors can affect your mental health. But repeatedly feeling stressed out can also affect your physical health; it can contribute to heart disease and other health problems, for example. And (surprise!) your sex life is also in jeopardy if your stress goes unmanaged.

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Sex toy expert Zoë Ligon can help

Whether you’re using sex toys with a partner or solo (to celebrate the fact that May is Masturbation Month), or both, you’ve probably wondered at some point whether they’re actually clean. Like clean-clean. We went straight to the source, the iconic sex educator and owner/founder of Spectrum Boutique, Zoë Ligon, to find out.*