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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Most women groom their pubic hair nowadays, but that wasn’t always the case.
~ Suzannah Weiss
Welcome to 2020, lovers! A new decade brings entirely new energy.
~ Stefanie Caponi
We asked you about the wildest things you heard back in sex ed. The answers disturbed us.
Welcome to Sagittarius season, lovers!
A new book about masculinity, #MeToo, self-care, and more.
Here’s how to make the most of your romantic getaway—sexually and otherwise.
Subspace, the state of transcendence that many subs go into during BDSM, is a useful concept even to the more vanilla among us.
~ Gigi Engle
Welcome to Scorpio season, lovers!
A primer on vulvodynia, a frustrating condition without a concrete cause.
~ Laura Delarato
It’s a step kinky people know well, but newbies may not: the practice of aftercare.
Here are a few websites and apps that’ll let sound immerse you in a symphony of sexual pleasure.
Stereotypes about bisexual identity have real-life consequences.
~ Gabrielle Noel
Sex is a messy, weird, funny, hot, sexy, awkward, often hilarious thing we engage in.
There’s one fail-safe way to know the sex workers you love are getting the money they deserve: Pay them!
~ Reina Gattuso
A new dad recalls the first sex session with his partner after she gave birth.
How to prepare for terminating a pregnancy.
~ Maya Dusenbery
It turns out that the answer isn’t so simple.
~ Tris Mamone
We interview Shadeen Francis, a licensed marriage and family therapist, professor, and author.
What is PCOS, and will it affect your libido/sex drive?
~ Jo Murphy
June Sexoscopes are here, and we’re in for a fun summer.
~ Francesca Piazza
Tantric masturbation, like tantric sex, involves time and patience.
The surgery and recovery was arduous, and it took me months to find my sex drive again.
~ Emma Olswing
This May is saturated with sensual and patient Taurus energy.
Sex while sober can be daunting but really rewarding.
~ Helaina Hovitz
The pill has helped women live life on their own terms for nearly 60 years.
~ Dr. Nicole Edison and Amy Fan of Twentyeight Health