When Fifty Shades of Grey shot to mainstream stardom 10 years ago, it opened up a world of excitement for people who might not have delved into their fantasies before.
If you had asked me how many different types of orgasms there were when I was 19, I probably would have said “…there are different types?”.
Sadly, like many young women, the only type of orgasm I knew about back then was the kind I was habitually faking.
But then I bought my first sex toy, and started being more vocal about what I needed in bed, and, because of this, I’ve learnt that there are at least 12 distinct types of orgasms that women can have.
I’ve not had all of them yet, mind you. But to paraphrase my good friend 50 Cent, this year my plan is to get off or die trying.
If you, too, are curious about this kind of 'Dirty Dozen', then just keep reading to find out what they are, and how you can have them.
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Missionary sex doesn't get the credit it deserves. It gets dismissed as 'boring' and 'vanilla', when in reality it's a fundamental position in the Big Bumper Book of Bonking!
Missionary position sees one partner lie on their back, whilst the other partner lies on top, penetrating them either vaginally or anally.
We've got 6 ways to improve missionary sex here and, to save you from getting tangled up like you're playing a game of naked Twister, we've come up with a system.
We've called the partner who is lying on their back the HP ('horizontal partner') and the partner who is riding up top the TP ('top partner').
Truth, justice and saving the world? *yawn* How predictable!
Why would anyone fall for the hero when it's the villain who's always far more interesting?
Think of the antagonist in your favourite movie or TV series, and we guarantee they'll be way more seductive while walking on the wild side than the clean-cut leading lad or lass trying to clap them in handcuffs.
After much deliberation, we've managed to rank 10 of the sexiest fictional characters ever to grace our TV screens.
Without further ado, here are our favourite bad guys.
Like with all aspects of sex, there are many weird and wonderful myths surrounding masturbation.
Whether it's the potentially plausible (upsetting your natural sex drive) or the downright odd (hello, hairy palms!), everyone's got a view on frequent fapping.
But when you think about it, solo sex is actually one of the safest kinds of sex. There are no worries about contraception, and who knows more about what you like than, well, you?
Read on for many of the things that are commonly believed about frequent masturbation, and whether they are true or not.
We're over halfway through October, which can mean only one thing: Halloween is almost here!
And whether you've been counting down the days since last November 1st, or you're locking the doors and hunkering down to avoid trick-or-treaters, one thing's for sure: the internet is brimming with sexy Halloween costume possibilities.
We've packed our new Halloween shop full of flirty costumes and spooky-style toys, but how can a night associated with ghouls, ghosts, and wee demon beasties be erotic?
We're glad you asked.
Here, we've collected our favourite Halloween-esque role play scenarios to take your night from frightful to delightful (without a drop of fake blood in sight).
Don’t forget, before any role play, it’s always a good idea to agree on a safe word with your partner so that if things get too intense, you can cease play immediately.