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And they may just help you feel slightly alive again

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self-love , frisky friday, better sex, health, how-to

We’ve talked a lot over the last seven months about how the stress of this moment in history is affecting people’s sex lives. But when there’s really no clear end in sight, what can we do about it? Well, thanks for asking–today we’ve brought you six sensual practices that will ground you, reduce anxiety, and help you get out of your head and into your body. Use them to fall asleep, use them to break the cycle of doomscrolling, use them as foreplay, use them however you want! You still have some choices in this world!

Finally a song about lubrication

A few weeks ago, rappers Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion made a splash on the internet when they released their new single “WAP.” It wasn’t long before people were chiming in to express their love or distaste for the song’s bold subject matter. Well, count us as superfans! Here we present you with five good, solid reasons why we can’t get enough of “WAP.”

We all respond differently to stress. Some of us shut down sexually, while others feel a strong desire for connection. The last thing any of us needs is to be more stressed than we already were about where we fall on this spectrum. However your sex drive is responding to the state of things right now is completely okay. Read on to get tips (and a heads up about any potential weirdness) for your sign.

Because you’re worth it

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self-love , frisky friday, how-to

These days, we might tend to think of self-care as an indulgence in some pleasure that takes our minds off the daily grind. Many of our more public forms of relaxation (going out with friends, seeing a movie, going to the salon) have been limited because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. There also might be less money to go toward self-care as unemployment keeps rising and business are still shuttered in some places. Although the glow-up of a fresh set of nails is undefeated, self-care doesn’t have to be limited to goods or services you can buy.

Don't panic, it's normal

It’s safe to say everyone’s lives have been upended by the coronavirus. But what happens when your sex life starts to disappear because of it? If you’re quarantined with your partner, it can be easy for people to assume you’re getting it on the regular. You’re home more often than usual with all those opportunities to have sex in the kitchen, on the couch, and maybe even in the bed. But these aren’t exactly regular times, are they? And plenty of people are finding that despite having more opportunities to do so, they just don’t want to have sex right now. So how do you get back in the groove if the pandemic is wrecking your libido?