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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There’s actually a biological connection between fear and arousal.
~ Alex Kahn
Accountability, growth, and healing comes from confronting our dark sides in relationships.
~ Reina Gattuso
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.
~ Stefanie Caponi
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.
~ Rachel Malkin
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.
~ Gigi Engle
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.
in order to have meaningful relationships, we must allow ourselves to be vulnerable. Here’s how.
~ Jor-El Caraballo
Nudity is a great tool in self-love and body acceptance—and it has real health benefits, too.
How do we bring our full selves to intimacy and pleasure, in a world built to punish us for letting our guards down?
Welcome to Leo season, lovers! This month we continue to straddle the delicate complexities of radical softness.
Here are some of our favorite posts about getting off.
Welcome to Cancer season, lovers! How are your hearts?
Welcome to June, lovers! This month, responsible is the new sexy.
Masturbation has historically been considered blasphemous, unhealthy, and indulgent.
~ Suzannah Weiss
Yes, self-love is straight-up good for your physical health.
In Part 3 of our series on grief, a woman loses her husband right after her daughter leaves the nest.
How is the pandemic affecting couples’ masturbation routines?
~ Anna Breslaw
In Part 2 of our new series, a woman experiences two romantic losses, one after the other.
There’s one simple thing you can do to own your pleasure: masturbate.
~ Emma McGowan