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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Swell’s practical, detailed, no-judgment sex advice. Techniques to engage our best erotic selves!
Experts explain why some of us get so turned on by masks and anonymous sex.
~ Gigi Engle
There’s nothing like doing it nice and slow. Here are some therapist tips for drawing out your pleasure.
Comfort sex can come from a desire to feel safe and forget about the outside world.
~ Reina Gattuso
A psychologist explains why it’s crucial to relate to our partners as sexual beings—even when we’re not having sex.
What’s a single person to do when cuffing season beckons?
Our bodies need sleep to get in the mood.
~ R.T. Collins
Sex doesn’t have to be rough, dramatic, or creative to be pleasurable.
~ Anastasia Charisiou
There are some longstanding myths about sex that end up hurting our relationships. It is time for us to crush them.
~ Cheryl Fraser
A next-level guide to the simple yet essential skill of kissing.
At a time when we’re expanding our definition of “sex,” we should consider what even counts as foreplay.
People who don’t experience sexual attraction often pleasure themselves and have sex with others.
~ Cassandra Corrado
Here’s how to start exploring what your sexual fantasies means, how to communicate them, and how to explore them safely.
~ Laura Delarato
How can we reset our homes to invite a more satisfying season of sex, self-love, and sensuality?
~ Tara Aura
Lots of us are embracing sexting in a socially distant world.
Here’s what to do if you find yourself in a sex rut.
Here are some useful tips and tricks to assist you along your masturbatory journey.
Learn more about Dame’s new online workshops, designed to help overcome blockers, gain clarity, and have more fun in the bedroom.
Nudity is a great tool in self-love and body acceptance—and it has real health benefits, too.
How do we bring our full selves to intimacy and pleasure, in a world built to punish us for letting our guards down?
Here are some of our favorite posts about getting off.
We hear a lot about how performance anxiety affects penises, but what about all the vulvas out there?
Your libido is usually not a fixed, spontaneous entity.
Studies show that lesbians and bisexual women are having more orgasms and pleasure than straight women.
For marginalized people and especially Black people, wellness challenges a culture that normalizes our shame and suffering.
Just because NSA sex isn’t romantic doesn’t mean we can cut corners on kindness and connection.