Bliss Journal — Pelvic Pain

7 Questions I Have Been Asked As A Sex Educator & Women's Health Advocate.

7 Questions I Have Been Asked As A Sex Educator & Women's Health Advocate.

In the time I have been a sexuality educator and women's health advocate I have been asked some interesting questions. Actually even before that while I was studying at uni, as soon as people found out what I was studying I came across curly questions and surprising statements from people. In this blog, I thought I would share 7 of the general questions I get asked frequently and a short answer for each.  Q: “Is it ok to masturbate in a relationship?” A: The simple answer is YES it is ok to masturbate in a relationship. Masturbation is normal and...

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A Guide to Lube

A Guide to Lube

It is pretty much always a good time for lube when it comes to sex (and sometimes even when sex isn’t involved). Sex equals friction and that friction is in a highly sensitive area, so lube offers a little something that helps things move smoothly (there are even some that help heighten sensations). There are more and more options available on the market these days, KY is not your only option. You’ve got your silicone-based lube, water-based lube, flavored lube, sensation-heightening lube, oil-based lube, and combinations of all of the above and we stock them all. We will give you...

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A Frolic Down Memory Lane - The Ohnut

A Frolic Down Memory Lane - The Ohnut

At Ohnut they believe that everyone has the right to feel connected, healthy, and whole. What is The Ohnut I hear you ask? It is an intimate wearable that can help you manage and potentially reduce pain during sex by allowing you to easily customize how deep penetration goes. It is worn externally at the base of a penetrating partner, e.g. on their shaft or on a toy. The Ohnutcompresses down to act as a soft buffer during sex. Each set comes with 4 linking rings that allow you to make simple adjustments, so you and your partner can not...

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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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