Pleasure is part of health. Swell is a blog and educational resource exploring sexual wellness, intimacy, relationships, sexual health, and mindfulness.
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Welcome to Sagittarius season, lovers!
A transgender man reminisces on the surprising beauty of his first time.
The concept of “virginity loss” may be a myth, but having sex for the the first time can still feel meaningful.
A new book about masculinity, #MeToo, self-care, and more.
Welcome to Scorpio season, lovers!
How the spookiest holiday awakens potential for dark, fantastical fun.
Welcome to Libra Season, lovers!
Stereotypes about bisexual identity have real-life consequences.
Can you save a partnership when one person comes out as a different gender or sexual orientation?
We asked Dame’s Instagram community how they defined sex.
Welcome to Virgo season, lovers!
The history of lube goes back thousands of years.
Solo sex might be more important for the demi than almost any other sexual type.
Welcome to fire season, lovers!
We asked our Instagram community about how sex and motherhood intertwine
A review of Aziz Ansari’s new special, Right Now.
A writer learns to submit during sex, despite her hearing device.
It turns out that the answer isn’t so simple.
Welcome to eclipse season, lovers!
Introducing our new series, written by real people about their real experiences with sex.
June Sexoscopes are here, and we’re in for a fun summer.
If you’re waiting to “lose your virginity,” you’re not alone.
This May is saturated with sensual and patient Taurus energy.
Sex while sober can be daunting but really rewarding.
Pleasure is not equitable.