Pleasure is part of health. This is a blog and educational resource exploring sexual wellness, intimacy, relationships, sexual health, and mindfulness.
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Swell’s practical, detailed, no-judgment sex advice. Techniques to engage our best erotic selves!
Lots of people are anxious about about the ideal length of their sex.
~ Gigi Engle
There are lots of common rumors about nutrition and sex, but how do you tell fact from fiction?
~ Allie Lansman
Birth control options can feel almost endless these days. Here’s a thorough breakdown.
~ R.T. Collins
Making your own porn can be a beautiful way to practice self-love.
~ Leo Aquino
Here’s how to get out of your head and into your body during a sexual encounter.
~ Kamil Lewis
It can be tricky to navigate sex and breastfeeding.
~ Sandra Carpenter
Parents often struggle with their sexual needs and boundaries. Here are some tips for how to make it easier.
~ A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
At heart, Swell is about sex education. A glossary is education in its purest form.
Talking frankly about STIs and sexual health can build trust and intimacy.
~ Alex Kahn
There’s no reason why you can’t try BDSM solo.
There’s no magical switch you can throw to let you time your orgasms, of course. Orgasm control is a skill, which takes time to learn and a lot of practice to perfect.
~ Alex Fine
Experimenting with textures can help recreate feelings of touch that we crave.
~ Ada Ciuca
Hand sex isn’t just the junior varsity of sexual play—it’s its own sport.
Chests, nipples, and breasts are all erogenous zones. Here’s how to maximize pleasure.
~ Cassandra Corrado
Here’s everything you need to know about having sex on your period.
Self-massage offers us an opportunity to give ourselves the supportive and healing touch we need.
~ Sarah Seely
Attraction, arousal, and desire are related, but not the same. Allow us to give you a vocabulary lesson.
The pandemic has awakened “skin hunger”—a longing for touch—that many of us haven’t quite felt before.
~ Reina Gattuso
Experts explain why some of us get so turned on by masks and anonymous sex.
Here are some therapist tips for drawing out your pleasure.
Comfort sex can come from a desire to feel safe and forget about the outside world.
There’s a lot more to pelvic floor health than kegels.
~ Helen Phelan
A psychologist explains why it’s crucial to relate to our partners as sexual beings—even when we’re not having sex.
What’s a single person to do when cuffing season beckons?