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This year promises to be different than 2020—but not in the ways we expect.
~ Stefanie Caponi
This month we talk to Portia Brown, a sex educator who centers Black women and femmes.
~ Rachel Malkin
There’s nothing like doing it nice and slow. Here are some therapist tips for drawing out your pleasure.
If you chase the object of your desire, they’ll seek more and more distance.
~ Moushumi Ghose
Comfort sex can come from a desire to feel safe and forget about the outside world.
~ Reina Gattuso
We begin the month in optimistic and expansive Sagittarius, a welcome break from the moody intensity of Scorpio season.
Here are some small acts of love that have a big impact on our partners.
~ Jor-El Caraballo
This month we talk to Helen Phelan, a body-neutral intuitive movement instructor.
What’s a single person to do when cuffing season beckons?
Sex doesn’t have to be rough, dramatic, or creative to be pleasurable.
~ Anastasia Charisiou
A next-level guide to the simple yet essential skill of kissing.
~ Gigi Engle
Expect the unexpected this month, because things may not be what they seem.
There’s actually a biological connection between fear and arousal.
~ Alex Kahn
Accountability, growth, and healing comes from confronting our dark sides in relationships.
Here’s how to start exploring what your sexual fantasies means, how to communicate them, and how to explore them safely.
~ Laura Delarato
Welcome to October, lovers! This time of year, we melt into the delicious darkness to play in the shadows of our secret desires and fantasies.
How can we reset our homes to invite a more satisfying season of sex, self-love, and sensuality?
~ Tara Aura
We’re resurrecting our interview series with friends of Swell across the globe.
Here are six helpful Swells posts about why sex might be painful or uncomfortable, and what to do about it.
Is it possible to wipe the slate clean with a former lover?
This fall, take stock of your sexual health and hygiene.
Here’s what to do if you find yourself in a sex rut.
Virgo season asks: How can you be of service to pleasure right now?
Many cis men struggle to be vulnerable with their sexual and romantic partners.