Maybe you already think you're the perfect lover. Maybe you're just figuring out what you like. Or, maybe you just need to spice things up in the bedroom. Whatever the case may be, you might be surprised at what can enhance your sex life. You may be thinking whips and toys, but it's actually an intimate emotional connection that makes sex even hotter.
Say goodbye to winter: It's officially spring! You know what that means? It means you need to do some serious spring cleaning—and that includes your sex life. Just like your closets, cabinets, and pantry, it's healthy to give your sex life a nice seasonal update. From your underwear drawer to your bedroom, you will be surprised in how some "sex spring cleaning" can better your love life and give you a new beginning when it comes to intimacy.
Sometimes, in the throes of passion, we end up with one (or a couple) of those telltale red marks on our necks. They're embarrassing and not the most beautiful thing to look at. Unless you really like flaunting them, there are some quick home remedies that will help you reduce the swelling if not get rid of hickeys altogether. Popular (and quite bizarre) remedies include a cold spoon, a quarter, a comb, a tube of lipstick, concealer, and a pencil eraser. If all else fails, always keep a turtleneck on hand. That's always a quick fix.
Sometimes a one-night stand is just that—a fun fling that lasts one night. But, then there was that time you woke up the next morning and realized he was actually boyfriend material. So, can a one-night stand turn into a long-term thing? We think so.
Looking to spice up your sex life? Or maybe you just want to re-enact a scene from the bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey. It may take some getting used to at first, but talking dirty is one way to ramp things up. Here's how to keep your words sexy, instead of awkward and embarrassing.
Since I couldn’t make it to the celebration of the 10th anniversary of The Vagina Monologues in New Orleans, one of my South Asian girlfriends offered up a second option to join her at the fifth anniversary of Yoni ki Baat, the South Asian version of The Vagina Monologues.
If you want your lover to do—or try—something different in bed, just tell him. Sounds simple, but why isn’t it?
Bonnie Zylbergold, assistant editor of American Sexuality Magazine, sits down with our sexperts, Celeste and Danielle, to map out a strategy of how to get it done.