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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Welcome to Aries season, lovers!
Roommates, parents, children, and siblings are a blockade to an otherwise glorious masturbation session.
Create time and space for your sex life, rather than just expecting things to sort themselves out.
When I gave up orgasms, I found a wealth of other sensations that I hadn’t yet explored.
The way we were parented can affect how we handle relationships as adults.
Your partner’s love language gives you a clue of how best to turn them on during foreplay.
Here’s what you need to know about PMDD, or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
In honor of Bisexual Health Awareness Month, some ways we can improve healthcare for bi+ people.
Is your partner a cis dude? Here’s how to encourage him to communicate openly about sex.
From improving emotional regulation to enhancing gratitude, mindfulness can work wonders for your relationships.
Ready for a relationship? Become the best version of yourself.
Swell honors 10 female sexual revolutionaries for Women’s History Month.
Menopause comes with lots of changes that can alter our sexual desire and functions.
The winter isn’t kind to our sex drives. Here’s how to welcome the spring.
It’s a brave and scary thing to break your own heart.
March begins in the mystical waters of Pisces.
What do we lose by relegating our ob/gyn to a trip every few years?
Here’s a thorough introduction to charting and tracking your fertility—and using it for birth control.
Do you think you might be trans or non-binary? Here are ways to make your gender-discovery path less painful.
Desire discrepancy is a common problem in relationships. A therapist explains how to deal with it.
A biologist verifies whether or not aphrodisiacs truly exist.
Some practical and emotional sex advice for plus-size vulva-havers.
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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”?