Sexual self care is valuing your pleasure.
Sexual self-care means understanding your likes, dislikes, and knowing that if those change, it’s ok.
Pleasure is the ultimate form of sexual self care or self care in general. Pleasure is an important part of a happy healthy life and a priority in general self care and sexual self care. It encompasses all the points before it and more.
Valuing your pleasure is a part of valuing, accepting and loving yourself. It can be a great way to support your mental health. Having said that it can be hard for many women to stop and take care of themselves first because we are taught to take care of others.
Are we too young to stop having sex?
It doesn’t just mean what you like sexually. We experience pleasure in all areas of our life. Illness and other stressors can change many aspects of our lives including how we experience pleasure and what we enjoy and appreciate. It forces us to face these changes so that we can move forward. Mindful self touch, like meditating can settle our mind, and our body. Pleasure mapping solo or partnered can be a non sexual to redefine pleasure. Pleasure mapping can also be used to start to explore pleasure in sexual touch.
7 ways to increase your chance of having an orgasm - tonight!
Q: Can a marriage be good, happy and fulfilled but sexless? Gino (52) and I (48) have been married for 20 years. After our two children were born, sex dwindled, due to the usual pressures of family life. We are still relatively young, but haven't had sex for almost three years because Gino lost interest too. We both agreed this was OK. I was never a very sexual person. Gino usually initiated sex, and I don't miss it. We still have a very good relationship, and kiss and cuddle, and have physical contact. Are we too young to stop having sex?
5 Ways To Make Sex More Fun.
We are so excited to have the first of Isiah McKimmie’s podcasts shared with the Bliss Community. We love her work and we are grateful that she is allowing us to share her podcast through Bliss. In this podcast Isiah will be answering this question, “I have had orgasms before. Most of the time by myself and sometimes with my partner, but the thing is, I don’t always with him. It’s really frustrating. I don’t really know what it is. Do you have any tips for someone like me?”
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A: Thanks for your email and it is fantastic that sex is a valued part of your relationship. I love that you are continually looking for new ways to connect. That is an important aspect of any long-term relationship whether sex is involved or not. So here are 5 was to build that connection, continue learning and have more fun.
5 Naughty Ways to Have More Fun in Bed
This was an article originally published by Fun Factory
# 1 In 1996 Dirk Bauer and Michael Pahl, recent university graduates, sat down to design a silicone dildo. This is FUN FACTORY’s origin story.
#2 Bauer and Pahl wanted to make a visually appealing, body-safe alternative to the hyper-realistic, flesh-tone, chemical-smelling sex toys that made up the market at the time.
8 Fun Facts about Orgasm
A: Great question, thanks for asking. Relationships take work, no matter if you are in the beginning or down the track. The difference is in the beginning we don’t see that the work we put in is effort. Making that effort at any stage doesn’t have to be a drag and is a great thing for your relationship. Inject some imaginative and goofy play into your sex life to increase the fun levels.
5 Ways To Make Sex More Fun When You're In A Long-term Relationship.
A change of pace.
This video from Buzzfeed shares 8 fun facts about orgasm.
Sex without pain is a basic human right!
A: Thanks for asking the question. It is not easy to speak up and ask. I also want to tell you that it is very common for couples in long term relationships to feel as though their sex routine has become predictable. Many people want to spice things up in the bedroom but don’t know where to start. They can find suggesting new things intimidating let alone actually doing them. As Bliss’s resident sexologist I am here to help and show you that it is not as hard as you might think to bring fun back into your sex life.
What to do if you love a position but it hurts.
Sex is meant to be about pleasure and not pain, right? The American survey, the ‘National Survey of Sexual Health and Behaviour’ described as the ‘the largest national sex survey ever published’, found that one in three American women experienced some pain the last time they had sex. 75 percent of women have experienced pain during sex at some point in their lives, according to the American College of Gynecologists and Obstetricians. Painful sex happens for a whole range of reasons, including endometriosis, adenomyosis, pelvic floor issues and the list goes on.
Does this concern anyone else? It is one of the reasons we do what we do. The wall of silence around women’s sexual wellness, pleasure and quality of life needs to be taken down.
I have a medical condition that makes sex painful
Whether it is doggy style or you on top, each to their own. I think we can all agree it sucks when something you and your partner enjoyed is disrupted when your favourite position hurts. It is actually very common for women to experience discomfort or pain during sexual intercourse. It is also very common that we try to ignore it, by just doing it without complaining or we avoid sex. Neither does you or your partner any favours.
If working out ways to get into your favourite positions and getting back into having sex with your partner appeals to you then keep reading.
Self Love is the Most Radical Form of Self Care - 5 Health Benefits of Masturbation
Q: I am a 32-year-old woman. For almost a year I’ve been receiving treatment for a medical condition that can make penetrative sex painful. This makes it difficult for me to relax, and enjoy, sexual intercourse. Most painful is deep penetration, so I am always tense and concerned that my partner might get carried away. This is putting a strain on my relationship. Is there anything I can do to overcome this depressing situation?
May is International Masturbation Month.
I bet you are not surprised that a sex toy shop is going gaga for Masturbation month. If you’ve been hanging around here a while, you probably know that we are about more than just sales we are are all about your sexual wellness. A big reason why we love May so much is because of the health benefits of the month that promotes masturbation and we’re huge fans of self-pleasure. Did you know that according to Indiana University’s National Survey Of Sexual Health And Behavior, more than half of American adults say they masturbate up to four times a week. I wonder how often us Aussies enjoy considering we are among the highest consumers of sex toys (adjusted for population size) in the world.
Our 9 Best Sex Toys For Female Masturbation
Masturbation is the foundation for human sexuality, for both men and women, but it's considered a taboo subject. This is a real pity because it's not generally known how healthy masturbation is and the many benefits it may provide. The reality is that almost everyone self-pleasures.
Does the clitoris get erect?
The conversation surrounding female masturbation has thankfully undergone a huge, positive turn around in recent years, and so has the way sex toys are designed and marketed as well as how we talk about the sex toys for women. We even have a month on the awareness calendar dedicated to masturbation – yes May is Masturbation Month. We've come a long way from the belief that females don't have sex drives, or at the other extreme that we are should always be turned on like a porn star. Now a you can find the best, most satisfying vibrators with the click of a mouse in shame, porn free websites like Bliss.
Steps to improve sex during perimenopause & menopause.
The Clitoris is the only organ in the human body purely designed for pleasure. Scientists and doctors really only discovered it in 1998. We still have lots to learn even with the increasing interest in it and the female orgasm in recent years. This is a little tour of this amazing part of the human body.
April is all about Rabbits - Gifts and Rabbits
Sexual problems are common in people who going through menopausal changes. Sexual intimacy is a fundamental part of being human, a human right, and the inability to engage in sexual activity in a fulfilling, meaningful way can have a negative impact on an individual, relationships.
How can using a vibrator during sex increase intimacy in your relationship?
A rabbit vibrator is a vibrator with a shaft designed for vaginal penetration and an attached extension for clitoral stimulation. The clitoral extension part is traditionally shaped like a Rabbit which is how it got its name. The Rabbit Vibrator has been a vibrating icon since the 1980s, and has remained one of the most popular vibrator styles.
5 Reasons Physical Touch is So Important
You might ask how can intimacy be increased by using a vibrating piece of silicone or plastic? Intimacy has been defined as a situation in which you have a close relationship with someone in which you do or say things that you would share with someone you are close to. The simple answer is shared pleasure and the building of connection when you observe that shared pleasure. Add in a little bit of fun, novelty, spice and variety to your relationship and that little vibrator has its own magic.
Touch is a sense that in today’s busy digital age we are engaging in less and less. This arguably plays a part in the increase in loneliness, mental and emotional health issues of today. Despite the many positives that technology has brought to our lives or innate need for connection has not evolved to the point where touch is no longer needed for our physical and emotional health – no not even robotic sex dolls can replace consensual, pleasurable human touch. Physical touch is vital for our health.
A favourite topic of mine.