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Chronic pelvic pain doesn’t mean the end of your sex life. Brynna Arens, recently diagnosed with IC shares her story and tips.

Chronic Pelvic Pain and Sex: 5 Tips for Acceptance

In summer 2020, I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (IC), an incurable condition that directly affects the bladder but can also cause generalized chronic pelvic pain and tension in the pelvic floor. IC can be triggered by stress (thanks 2020!), diet (goodbye alcohol, coffee, and spicy food), and sex (cue dramatic music). I’m by no …

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Condoms 101: Why I Think Condoms Get a Bad Wrap

When it comes to condoms (& really anything else in the realm of sexual health) we’ve been incredibly under-informed. Condoms, just like anything else, require information & education to discover what works best for YOU & your partner(s). Learning how to find the material/brand that works best for us is definitely something I never learned …

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5 Ways Our Sexual Health and Mental Health Are Related

When you understand how your mental health, relationships, and sexual health intersect, you can create an intentional life that you want, not a life someone else thinks you should have.  Do you know that feeling? Butterflies fluttering around your tummy when you are excited to see someone? Maybe you have felt that deep pit in …

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How to End the Sexual Shame Cycle: A New Outlook on Sex Education

The bottom drawer of our bed stand  A box in our closet Discreet shipping What could these three things possibly have in common? If you guessed that they’re all ways we humans hide our sex toys mostly due to the sexual shame cycle, great! If not, that’s okay!  I didn’t realize how these things correlated …

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So You Want to Open Up? 3 Things NOT To Do From a Divorceé

Howdy! How’s it going? What’s that I hear? You wanna open up? You and your spouse/partner are thinking about “opening up” your monogamous relationship? Congratulations! What an exciting journey you are about to embark on.  My ex-husband and I were once like you – so excited, so innocent, so wildly unprepared for what we were …

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Let’s Marathon: How To Avoid Physical Fatigue During Sex

Picture this. There you are, in bed with the human of your dreams. Consent? Granted.  Clothes? Removed.  Feelings? Hot and heavy.  You’re so ready to get down to business and show them what you’ve got all night long. You climb on top (or underneath, dealer’s choice)… and 6 minutes later, you’re EXHAUSTED. Not from a …

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Your Ultimate Guide to Lubes – Personal Lubricants 101

What is lube? Lube is short for lubricant – and that’s what it’s for! Lube is a tool that allows the user to create instant lubrication for sexual play. This can mimic the natural lubrication that some vagina-havers experience, and it can also facilitate pleasurable play in parts of the body that don’t naturally lubricate, …

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