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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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
This month we talk to Portia Brown, a sex educator who centers Black women and femmes.
~ Rachel Malkin
What’s a single person to do when cuffing season beckons?
~ Reina Gattuso
How can we reset our homes to invite a more satisfying season of sex, self-love, and sensuality?
~ Tara Aura
Is it possible to wipe the slate clean with a former lover?
Learn more about Dame’s new online workshops, designed to help overcome blockers, gain clarity, and have more fun in the bedroom.
Nudity is a great tool in self-love and body acceptance—and it has real health benefits, too.
~ Laura Delarato
For marginalized people and especially Black people, wellness challenges a culture that normalizes our shame and suffering.
In an era of uncertainty, snapping nude selfies has become this writer’s sacred ritual.
~ Loré Yessuff
Ready for a relationship? Become the best version of yourself.
~ Gigi Engle
Here are five ways to cultivate some genuine self-love this year.