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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Some practical and emotional sex advice for plus-size vulva-havers.
Fill in the blanks to be filled with love for your partner.
There are myriad types of professional help for intimacy-related issues. We break it down.
As social mores shift and people live longer, what’s the definition of “commitment”?
Here are five ways to cultivate some genuine self-love this year.
There is a path towards healing, even after betrayal.
Here’s how to feel multiple sensations at once while you’re climaxing.
The energy of February is a deep invitation to explore, re-examine, and reflect on our relationship and intimacy patterns.
Here are nine reasons for a disrupted menstrual cycle, other than pregnancy.
When porn is introduced into a relationship, it often warrants a discussion.
If you’re thinking of taking a platonic friendship further, here are some factors you may want to consider.
Here are the most common parts of the body that feel really, really good when touched.
Sexual trauma can change how we experience our bodies, our desires, and our sense of self. But there are ways to heal.
Let’s take a closer look at what emergency contraception is — and what it isn’t.
NRE is a staple of the polyamorous community, but everyone should learn about it and appreciate it.
Understanding the natural stages of love can help us know if our relationship is worth saving.
Is it possible to orgasm without genital contact?
We’re putting together a comprehensive, crowdsourced glossary of intimacy and sexual wellness terms.
Side-by-side pleasure is a fun, low-stakes way to connect with your partner.
Just because there are a million Tinderellas doesn’t mean we should treat people badly.
Unlike talk therapy, somatic sex education expands self-inquiry into the entire body.
Here are a few things you can do to keep your vagina happy and healthy.
Our sexual preferences are absolutely affected by light and climate.
Most women groom their pubic hair nowadays, but that wasn’t always the case.
Welcome to 2020, lovers! A new decade brings entirely new energy.