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How to start using sex toys during partnered sex

Whether you’re a sex toy connoisseur with five bins of toys under your bed, or you’re a total newbie, it can be scary to bring up the topic of incorporating toys into your sex life with a partner. And that applies to new partners as well as ones who have been around for a while—some people in long-term relationships have only ever used sex toys when masturbating, never with a partner.

How to make your boss think you’re working from home when really you’re having daytime sex

Working from home has its downsides (days on end without showering, forgetting how to eat in public, growing accustomed to never wearing pants so when you have to leave the house a real waistband feels like a torture device), but it also has many, many perks. One of those perks is that if you are a person who still has any interest in sex, you could feasibly squeeze in some afternoon delight between meetings, something that would be very hard to pull off (though not impossible!) when working in an office environment. Whether that’s a quick romp with your partner or a solo sesh in celebration of May being Masturbation Month, here’s how to pull off this midday stress reliever.

May 2020 horoscopes: Sex and intimacy in uncertain times

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better sex , frisky friday, communication, horoscopes

With all the chaos and uncertainty swirling around right now (not to mention boredom, fear, sadness, and every other possible feeling), you may find yourself feeling dramatic changes in your sexual desires. Some people are experiencing higher-than-ever levels of desire, while others are finding themselves totally shut down sexually, and still others may be swinging between those extremes. However you’re feeling, find out what this month has in store sexually for your sign:

Sex in the time of coronavirus

Can you actually GET coronavirus from having sex? Well, we don’t actually know yet. We do know that other coronaviruses aren’t usually sexually transmitted, but this particular coronavirus (COVID-19) is too new for scientists to know yet.

We also know for sure that close contact with other people transmits coronavirus. So if you do want to have sex but would like to minimize your risk of getting infected, here are some tips.

How to respond when your partner shares a kink with you

Great sex doesn’t just happen. It’s not magic. It requires actual thinking and actual talking. But those conversations can be really hard, especially since many of us were never given the tools to discuss (or even figure out!) things like boundaries, consent, desire, turn-ons, or turn-offs. So when a partner shares something with you, you might be taken by surprise and not know how to respond, especially if it’s something you hadn’t considered before. Here’s how to proceed in a way that’s loving and supportive of your partner and also honors your own needs and desires.