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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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Jodie Dunne
What is a 1st Re-Birthday?

What is a 1st Re-Birthday?

A 1st Re-Birthday is simple it is our 1st Birthday celebrating our Rebrand, Rebuild and Relaunch. Bliss for Women has been running for 20+ years and was started by Maureen Matthews a fellow sexuality educator and a respected newspaper columnist. In 2019 I purchased Bliss and have spent the last 12 months with The Bliss Team updating the brand and building the business with a new vision. Hi, I am Jodie, a women’s health advocate, and sexologist & sexuality educator. My own health challenges and the impact my treatment outcomes had on my sexuality lead me to study Sexology at...

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How do I get the courage to speak up during sex?

How do I get the courage to speak up during sex?

 Q: “I'm usually a pretty talkative, assertive person outside of the bedroom, but the second clothes come off, I freeze. When I'm having sex with my partner, I completely lose the ability to talk. My partner tries so hard to get me to talk and let them know what feels good or want, but I just can't do it. I don’t understand it, I don’t get why I’m like this? How do I get the courage to speak up, how on earth do I find words in the situation?” A: First things first I want you to know communicating...

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