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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Here are 10 of our favorite posts about the all-important act of masturbating.
Orgasm denial is the practice of staving off orgasms to intensify erotic tension. Here’s how to get started.
~ Leo Aquino
The clitoris is a sprawling organ located within the vulva. It has a singular purpose: Pleasure.
~ Cassandra Corrado
Squirting isn’t that different from peeing, so how do you know the difference?
~ Suzannah Weiss
Lots of people are anxious about about the ideal length of their sex.
~ Gigi Engle
We spoke with tantra expert and Dark Feminine School founder Tatiana Dellepiane.
It’s time we did away with the stereotype that lesbian relationships are sexless.
~ Megan Martin
Hand sex isn’t just the junior varsity of sexual play—it’s its own sport.
Here are some therapist tips for drawing out your pleasure.
Here are some useful tips and tricks to assist you along your masturbatory journey.
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?
Many women report a link between sex and their period starting, but doctors say it’s highly unlikely.
Studies show that lesbians and bisexual women are having more orgasms and pleasure than straight women.
Yes, self-love is straight-up good for your physical health.
There’s one simple thing you can do to own your pleasure: masturbate.
~ Emma McGowan
Here are a few ways to explore the sensation in your breasts.
When I gave up orgasms, I found a wealth of other sensations that I hadn’t yet explored.
Here’s how to feel multiple sensations at once while you’re climaxing.
Here are the most common parts of the body that feel really, really good when touched.
~ Rachel Malkin
Is it possible to orgasm without genital contact?
~ Reina Gattuso
Fast, down-and-dirty sex can be hot, but for intimacy, pleasure and satisfaction, slow is the way to go.
The clitoris can be reached through anal sex. Cue the gasps.
We interview Shadeen Francis, a licensed marriage and family therapist, professor, and author.
Experts explain why masturbation can actually help your relationship.