Tag Archives: couples

Sexual communication: non-awkward ways to talk about your needs and desires

Fountain pen drawing picture of heart in notebook

We can’t all be Casanova, so for many of us sexual communication can be tricky. One of the most frequently asked questions to advice columnists – and sex bloggers like myself – is how people can initiate sex more often in their relationships. Sometimes they want to know how to deal with a mismatched libido, […]

What is a couples vibrator, and why should you try one?

Despite my general love of sex toys, and all things that go ‘bzzz’ in the night, one of the products I was always a little ambivalent about in the past was couples vibrators. Until I actually tried one, that is. Let’s start off by defining our terms: what exactly do we mean by ‘couples vibrator‘? […]

Do you know when your partner is initiating sex?

I’ve never been very good at foreplay. At least, not the kind of foreplay that involves subtle touches and gradual escalation of intimacy, building to a natural moment when both of you go ‘let’s do it.’ I have a tendency to just get horny, tell someone I’m horny, then ask if they’re up for it. […]

What do you think about when you masturbate?

Sorry for launching in with such a personal question: I’m feeling feisty this Friday. I’ve just read a sex survey released by Superdrug which asked over 900 adults about their masturbation habits, and gave some really interesting results… Let’s start with the basics: as with all the sex ‘studies’ I link to here, it’s mostly […]

Sex toy highlights from the last three years

Regular readers will know that I’ve been blogging here for SexToys.co.uk for nearly three years now. It’s been sexy, emotional, and incredibly fun. As I wave goodbye, here are some of my personal highlights. Remember the last day of school, when everyone wrote in each other’s notebooks about their best memories over the years? Well, […]

10 things you need in your bedroom now it’s summer

Yep, we’re calling it: it’s officially summer. So here are 10 essential items to keep in your bedroom to help you stay cool – even while you’re getting hot and steamy. Summer sex is like Marmite: some people love it, other people want nothing to do with it. Summer sex makes you sweatier than Santa Claus […]

A winning combo: best sex toys to use together

Some things just go perfectly together – like Ant and Dec or Torville and Dean. The same’s true of sex toys – here are some of my favourite sex toy combos… Sometimes you just want a quickie, and you might have a go-to favourite sex toy that you know will get you there quickly. Other times […]

4 reasons why you should subscribe to a sex blog

This week saw the release of the latest top 100 sex blogs list. So to salute the fabulous guys and girls who share their sexy stories and wisdom, we thought we’d give you a few reasons to go and subscribe to a new sex blog… I’m obviously biased when it comes to sex blogs, seeing […]

How many nudes have you sent?

Do you send nude pictures to your lovers? If you don’t, I have some good news for you – you’re not alone! When I was a lass the main thing you’d have to worry about was whether your mates would stumble across that awful love poetry you’d written for your crush. These days people have […]