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!
Orgasm denial is the practice of staving off orgasms to intensify erotic tension. Here’s how to get started.
~ Leo Aquino
Here are 10 of our favorite posts about physical, mental, and emotional arousal.
Welcome to our new series, Crushing On, where we sing the praises of our current sex faves. First up: Warming vibrators.
~ Gigi Engle
Squirting isn’t that different from peeing, so how do you know the difference?
~ Suzannah Weiss
“Is my vagina tight enough?” Let’s dispense with these harmful myths once and for all.
Lots of people are anxious about about the ideal length of their sex.
Making your own porn can be a beautiful way to practice self-love.
Here’s how to get out of your head and into your body during a sexual encounter.
~ Kamil Lewis
Parents often struggle with their sexual needs and boundaries. Here are some tips for how to make it easier.
~ A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
At heart, Swell is about sex education. A glossary is education in its purest form.
There’s no reason why you can’t try BDSM solo.
~ R.T. Collins
Experimenting with textures can help recreate feelings of touch that we crave.
~ Ada Ciuca
Hand sex isn’t just the junior varsity of sexual play—it’s its own sport.
Chests, nipples, and breasts are all erogenous zones. Here’s how to give them the attention they deserve.
~ Cassandra Corrado
Here’s everything you need to know about having sex on your period.
Attraction, arousal, and desire are related, but not the same. Allow us to give you a vocabulary lesson.
Experts explain why some of us get so turned on by masks and anonymous sex.
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.
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.