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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Swell asked sexuality professionals to share how exactly they bring themselves to orgasm.
~ Suzannah Weiss
A therapist explains how to talk honestly and openly about your desires in a relationship.
~ Holly Richmond
We spoke with Dame’s Head of Content Danielle Bezalel about CBD lube, masturbation, and the importance of consulting your doctor.
Getting to know your vulva is one of the best things you can do for your sexual health and pleasure.
Here are some of the most pressing questions this doctor hears in her office.
~ Somi Javaid
How do you know if your masturbation habits are getting out of hand?
~ Gigi Engle
Our culture often teaches us that masturbation is shameful. Here’s how to unlearn those harmful messages.
~ Reina Gattuso
Weekly time to focus on logistics can have a bigger effect on one’s relationship than any date night.
~ Cassandra Corrado
Here are 10 of our favorite posts about the all-important act of masturbating.
Couples therapy still carries a lot of stigma, and it can make partners hesitant.
~ Moushumi Ghose
We spoke with Senti Sojwal, a writer, activist, and cofounder of Asian American Feminist Collective.
Here are 10 of our favorite posts about physical, mental, and emotional arousal.
Welcome to our new series, Crushing On, where we sing the praises of our current sex faves. First up: Warming vibrators.
We spoke with tantra expert and Dark Feminine School founder Tatiana Dellepiane.
We spoke with the brilliant sex scholar and author of Vibrator Nation.
This Valentine’s Day, give grace, gentleness, and TLC to your partner—or yourself.
Experimenting with textures can help recreate feelings of touch that we crave.
~ Ada Ciuca
Hand sex isn’t just the junior varsity of sexual play—it’s its own sport.
Our first mercury retrograde of 2021 gives us the opportunity to slow down and reflect.
~ Stefanie Caponi
Self-massage offers us an opportunity to give ourselves the supportive and healing touch we need.
~ Sarah Seely
The pandemic has awakened “skin hunger”—a longing for touch—that many of us haven’t quite felt before.
Luna Matatas is a sex and pleasure educator who teaches sexual health, empowerment, BDSM, butt stuff and more.
This year promises to be different than 2020—but not in the ways we expect.
This month we talk to Portia Brown, a sex educator who centers Black women and femmes.
~ Rachel Malkin
Here are some therapist tips for drawing out your pleasure.