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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It’s possible to transform receiving a “no” from an unsettling experience to a joyful one.
~ Reina Gattuso
Knowing your expectations early on is a great way to make sure your sexual needs are met.
~ Kamil Lewis
Leaving a harmful relationship can be painful, terrifying, and exhilarating all at once.
An apology is a process of compassionate communication that takes two, not just the one who messed up.
~ Cheryl Fraser
A therapist explains how to talk honestly and openly about your desires in a relationship.
~ Holly Richmond
All intimate relationships work better when both partners accept influence from each other.
~ Sinead Smyth
Couples therapy still carries a lot of stigma, and it can make partners hesitant.
~ Moushumi Ghose
In order to truly move on, it’s a great idea to reflect on past relationships.
~ Stacy Hubbard
Jake Ernst’s “routes of safety” model can help us work through tender moments with our partners.
~ Jor-El Caraballo
How can we manage stressful conversations without boiling over or shutting down?
~ Anna Aslanian