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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Our culture often teaches us that masturbation is shameful. Here’s how to unlearn those harmful messages.
~ Reina Gattuso
Moms deserve more than just shower time. Here’s how to practice self-care for longevity and transformation.
~ Sandra Carpenter
Not everyone gets their mom a vibrator, but talking openly about sex with our parents is good for society.
~ Gigi Engle
Dame CEO Alex Fine is pregnant! We talked to her about how it’s affected her sexuality, identity, and work.
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.
Taurus season offers a welcomed dose of earthly sensuality, asking us to slow down and delight in small pleasures.
~ Stefanie Caponi
The world is not yet constructed to accept and support trans people, and it hurts.
~ R.T. Collins
All intimate relationships work better when both partners accept influence from each other.
~ Sinead Smyth
We just added new terms to our glossary about relationships, from polyamory to love languages to attachment theory.
Couples therapy still carries a lot of stigma, and it can make partners hesitant.
~ Moushumi Ghose
Orgasm denial is the practice of staving off orgasms to intensify erotic tension. Here’s how to get started.
~ Leo Aquino
We spoke with Senti Sojwal, a writer, activist, and cofounder of Asian American Feminist Collective.
The clitoris is a sprawling organ located within the vulva. It has a singular purpose: Pleasure.
Here are 10 of our favorite posts about physical, mental, and emotional arousal.
A therapist explains how we can ease back into face-to-face interaction as the pandemic wanes.
Welcome to our new series, Crushing On, where we sing the praises of our current sex faves. First up: Warming vibrators.
Squirting isn’t that different from peeing, so how do you know the difference?
~ Suzannah Weiss
Welcome to Aries season, lovers! Spring brings an awakening of libidos begging to come out of hibernation.
“Is my vagina tight enough?” Let’s dispense with these harmful myths once and for all.
We’ve added to our resource about sex, wellness, and relationships.
Here are ways for couples to handle shared trauma, so their partnership thrives instead of dies.
~ Leo Flowers
Lots of people are anxious about about the ideal length of their sex.
We spoke with tantra expert and Dark Feminine School founder Tatiana Dellepiane.
There are lots of common rumors about nutrition and sex, but how do you tell fact from fiction?
~ Allie Lansman