Bliss Journal — Intimacy

5 Ways To Make Sex More Fun When You're In A Long-term Relationship.

5 Ways To Make Sex More Fun When You're In A Long-term Relationship.

Q: I've been with my partner for a couple of years. I feel horrible saying this, but sex is a bit boring. Don’t get me wrong we love each other very much. What are some simple ways we can break out of our rut?  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....

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What to do if you love a position but it hurts.

What to do if you love a position but it hurts.

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 favorite 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 favors. If working out ways to get into your favorite positions and getting back into having sex with your partner appeals to...

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Sex without pain is a basic human right!

Sex without pain is a basic human right!

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...

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May is International Masturbation Month.

May is International Masturbation Month.

The concept was started in May 1995 by American Sex shop Good Vibrations. The focus was to raise awareness and promote masturbation as a healthy, safe and natural way to express one's sexuality, thereby removing the shame and stigma. The move was in response to the US president at the time, Bill Clinton, firing the then surgeon-general Jocelyn Elders following a speech she gave at the 1994 United Nations World AIDS Day. Elders was asked by an audience member about masturbation as a way of discouraging risky sexual activity among young people. She responded, "I think it is something that...

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