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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In some states, the pandemic has made it even harder for pregnant people to access abortion care.
~ Danielle Campoamor
We’re resurrecting our interview series with friends of Swell across the globe.
~ Rachel Malkin
There are lots of things that can cause pain during sex—but whatever the reason, it’s not something you should have to live with. Here are six helpful Swells posts about why sex might be painful […]
Is it possible to wipe the slate clean with a former lover?
~ Reina Gattuso
This fall, take stock of your sexual health and hygiene.
Lots of us are embracing sexting in a socially distant world.
~ R.T. Collins
Here’s what to do if you find yourself in a sex rut.
~ Gigi Engle
When we are underfed or overworked, we often struggle to have pleasurable sex.
~ Hannah Nussbaum
Virgo season asks: How can you be of service to pleasure right now?
~ Stefanie Caponi
Money can be a symbol of much deeper relationship dynamics—like power and control.
~ Vagdevi Meunier
Many cis men struggle to be vulnerable with their sexual and romantic partners.
~ Alex Kahn
Sinikiwe Dhliwayo is an art director, public speaker, and founder of Naaya, which aims to make wellness equitable and restorative for BIPOC folks.
~ Loré Yessuff
in order to have meaningful relationships, we must allow ourselves to be vulnerable. Here’s how.
~ Jor-El Caraballo
Here are some useful tips and tricks to assist you along your masturbatory journey.
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
Here’s why every pregnant person deserves a doula.
~ Miriam Zoila Pérez
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 how to getting off.
We hear a lot about how performance anxiety affects penises, but what about all the vulvas out there?
Needing space doesn’t always mean your relationship is in trouble, but it can be tough to request it.
Your libido is usually not a fixed, spontaneous entity.
Here’s how to care for a partner with mental illness, while respecting their agency and self-determination.
Four months into the pandemic, people are feeling stuck and lonely. Finding an “intimacy buddy” might help.
~ Moushumi Ghose