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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Leaving a harmful relationship can be painful, terrifying, and exhilarating all at once.
~ Reina Gattuso
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
What does “condependency” mean when it comes to romantic relationships?
~ Brittini Carter
Weekly time to focus on logistics can have a bigger effect on one’s relationship than any date night.
~ Cassandra Corrado
Couples therapy still carries a lot of stigma, and it can make partners hesitant.
~ Moushumi Ghose
Parents often struggle with their sexual needs and boundaries. Here are some tips for how to make it easier.
~ A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
A psychologist explains why it’s crucial to relate to our partners as sexual beings—even when we’re not having sex.
~ Gigi Engle
There are some longstanding myths about sex that end up hurting our relationships. It is time for us to crush them.
Understanding the natural stages of love can help us know if our relationship is worth saving.
~ Jor-El Caraballo
Experts explain why masturbation can actually help your relationship.