Can You Reach Orgasm Without Using Your Hands? 25 Ways To Try It

"A hands-free orgasm is any type of sexual climax that does not involve the use of hands or digits of the person experiencing the orgasm," says adult performer and licensed psychotherapist Jet Setting Jasmine. There's more emphasis on how the other parts of your body aid in your sexual pleasure. There's no one way to define what counts as "hands-free." If you aren't using your hands to stimulate your body, then you can consider it hands-free. It may involve using toys, energies, breathwork, hou

Best Horror Movies for Couples: Snuggle Up and Get Spooked —

If you love spooky season as much as we do, then you understand our love for horror movies. Horror movies are notorious for increasing your adrenaline and making it impossible to sleep alone at night. Spooky season gives you the chance to round up your partner, find a few good movies, and turn a Netflix-and-Chill date night into a horror movie marathon. Having someone there to freak out with you, cuddle with you, and impulsively shout out movie plots is what a partner in life is for. Let’s fac

Healthy and Happy -- Writer Alex Shea on Finding Peace In Her 3B Hair | The Trim

I was in a fantasy world where straight hair was best. I spent years confused and underwhelmed about my hair. As a White woman’s first child with hair that wasn’t wavy like hers, she was lost when it came to the kinks and knots my hair created throughout the day. Because my mom never knew what to do with my curls, I grew up not knowing what to do with them either. I went from a puff to a low bunny-tail that got me through middle school. In junior high, hello puberty, I started to pay a lot of

This Is How Long Women Want Sex To Last, According To Research

In the 1960s, William Masters and Virginia Johnson outlined the human sexual response cycle after studying couples having sex in a lab setting. This model describes four phases of a person's sexual response—excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution—and asserts that sex follows this general order every time. In addition to the Masters and Johnson sexual response model, many clinical studies use the intravaginal ejaculation latency time (IELT)—the moment the penis enters the vagina until the ti

Vulva and vagina anatomy 101 — plus expert tips for vaginal health

Growing up, we all watched the standard puberty video: You know, that video that told us a whole lot of nothing — conversely leaving us with a whole lot of questions? How many times have you glanced down there just out of curiosity? It may be time to grab a mirror and catch up with what’s actually going on with your vagina. Vulvovaginal anatomy and how it all actually works First things first, the proper term for what you may call your vagina is really your vulva. The vulva is the exterior par

5 Things To Look For in a Healthy Relationship —

Don’t think for a second that the couples you see on Instagram aren’t arguing about which shower curtain to buy. Because they are. Every relationship comes with its own obstacles, even yours. The good news is relationships come with a lot of good parts, too. You only have to pay attention. What does a healthy relationship look like? A healthy relationship looks and feels like whatever you say it looks and feels like. There’s no golden rule or model when it comes to what a healthy relationship

Your Clit Is WAY Bigger Than You Think

First, throw out every image of peas and beans and little buttons that you’ve ever associated with your clit. That’s not what your clit looks like—well, it’s not what the entire clit looks like. A clit actually contains 18 distinct parts made up of muscle, erectile tissue, and tons of nerves(1). But, similar to an iceberg, the tip is all we see and 90%—90%!!— of the clit is under the surface. And way different than the button idea, it turns out the clitoris actually resembles a wishbone. Go figu

Are You Really At Risk For Eviction? Maybe Not...

Are You Really At Risk For Eviction? Maybe Not… With the CARES Act expiring July 25, 2020, there are millions of people wondering what they’re supposed to do now. The extra $600 a week was a silver lining in the midst of COVID. But now that the federal well has run dry, the livelihood of millions of Americans is at stake. The rate of unemployment hasn’t changed and neither has the state of COVID-19. Despite the House’s best efforts to pass bills calling for renter’s relief and the National Low

All Your Questions About Period Sex, Answered By Doctors

Yes, you can have period sex throughout your cycle if you feel like it. "There's no health reason not to have sex on your period," naturopathic doctor Jordin Wiggins, N.D., tells mbg. You're not putting yourself in any more harm by having sex during your period. Some people may have more physical discomfort during their period (such as cramping or sluggishness, for example), which may make them less likely to want or enjoy sex while menstruating. But every menstruating person on the planet is d

How To Build A Healthy Relationship You’re Proud Of —

You may be entering a new relationship or reevaluating one you’re already in. Whatever the case may be, learning how to build a healthy relationship is a valuable life skill to have. It’s not as intimidating as it sounds, and you already know how to do it. You just need a little reassurance. A healthy relationship involves people who care about the growth of the relationship as well as the growth of one another. Still, healthy relationships don’t look the same for everyone. But they do feel th

Sex-Ed in California

1800s- pamphlets about venereal diseases, overall good hygiene, and the evils of prostitution and masturbation were widely distributed outside of schools. 1913- Chicago attempts to formally introduce sex-ed into their school systems. The Catholic Church helps shut it down. 1914– The American Hygiene Association was founded to teach soldiers about sexual hygiene throughout the war. They would later be involved in creating school curriculums. 1916– Planned Parenthood is founded in New York. 19

Does Sunlight Affect Your Period?

Does the weather affect how often you work out? Do you work out more when it’s warm outside? Both too much exercise and too little exercise can affect your hormone levels and throw your cycle phases out of whack. Also, when you work out less, you may experience more period pain. A metaanalysis of studies about working out and period pains concluded that exercise can reduce period pain compared to not doing anything at all (3). So, if the grey winter days have meant less movement, this could expl

Sex-Ed in Arizona

1800s- pamphlets about venereal diseases, overall good hygiene, and the evils of prostitution and masturbation were widely distributed outside of schools. 1913- Chicago attempts to formally introduce sex-ed into their school systems. The Catholic Church helps shut it down. 1914- The American Hygiene Association was founded to teach soldiers about sexual hygiene throughout the war. They would later be involved in creating school curriculums. 1916– Planned Parenthood is founded in New York. 19

How To Introduce Sustainability Into Your Sex Life

If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering what sustainable sex looks like. Maybe you thought you knew until a friend whipped out their new eco-friendly sex toy. You had no idea sex toys could be eco-friendly… what else didn’t you know? Sustainable sex isn’t all rainbows and sex toys and it isn’t a one-size-fits-all situation either. You already live your life the way you want, why not enjoy sex the way you want? Believe it or not, there are ways for you to have sex on your terms — witho

The 26 Hardest Dogs to Train

Different dog breeds have their own attitudes and behaviors. And when it comes to training your dog, certain breeds will make it a lot tougher on you than others. Here are some of the dog breeds recommended for only the most experience dog owners… Starting us off— Afghan Hounds. They’re known for their long, silky coats. Their personalities most resemble that of a cat’s and that’s probably why they’re so tricky to train. Their independence and aloof nature make certain training techniques futil

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—What They Are and How to Participate

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—What They Are and How to Participate When people use the word “recycle” over and over again, it’s easy to get lost. While the idea of recycling is enticing, not everything can actually be recycled. Some things are better reused or reduced. So, what do recycle, reduce, and reuse mean and what can we do in our daily lives to practice them? The truth about recycling is— very few know what it truly means. Recycling is a commodities based industry and recycling centers have

Essential Tricks Everyone Should Know Before Setting Sail on a Cruise

Whether it’s your first time on a cruise or not, there are some tricks to setting sail on the high seas for days at a time. There are options upon options when it comes to choosing a cruise line and choosing what you’ll spend your days doing once you dec. Luckily, we have a few tricks and tips to help you make the most of that trip you’re knee-deep in planning. There’s more to choosing a cruise than hunting for the best deals. While deals are important, there are other factors to consider like
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