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Win a FREE High-End Rabbit Vibrator from LELO!

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. But you can still sign up below for EM & Lo’s once-in-a-while newsletter of kick-ass sex & relationship tips — that way, you’re guaranteed to be a winner! Are these shorter days and darker nights getting you down? Then maybe you need an energizing bunny to put the hop back […]

How To
6 Ways to Stimulate Your Senses During Sex

1. Wear a Blindfold You could light some candles or twist in a red lightbulb to alter the visuals. But the most dramatic thing you can do with your sight is to turn it off. In doing so, all your other senses will be enhanced: you’ll hear your own breathing, taste the salty-sweet sweat of your […]

How To
How NOT to Spice Up Your Relationship

We’ve been in the magazine business for more than fifteen years, and we are still suckers for those stupid headlines like “537 Ways to Improve Your Sex Life TONIGHT!” We just can’t help flipping to that article while we’re stuck in the check-out line. What if just one of those “guaranteed” 537 tips is neither ridiculous […]

Toys
How to Introduce Your Guy to His Prostate

Given how much pleasure can be found in the prostate, it’s amazing how many straight men still can’t bring themselves to try anal play. Some men worry that enjoying a little prostate massage will turn them gay, or at least girly. Others think it’s too dirty, both literally and figuratively. Still others are afraid it’ll hurt. And then there […]

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LELO on a Budget: The Best Sex Toys Under $100

It’s no secret LELO is our favorite maker of pleasure objects in the entire world (and not just because they’re our sponsor!). They make high quality products that are designed to both look and feel wonderful. Put simply: LELO elevates sex. But quality ain’t cheap. We think it’s worth saving a bit and investing in a […]

Toys
A Guide to Couples Toys, from Beginner to Advanced

The couple that plays together, stays together. Which is the number one reason you, as a part of a pair, should be regularly investing in new and novel toys together. But not just any toys — we’re not using the term “novel” here literally: stay away from novelties that aren’t really intended for serious use […]

Personal Essays
We Fell in Love Thanks to Rocky Horror

A few years ago, we ran an Adorable Couple Contest, in which we asked readers to tell us their meet cute stories for the chance to win an ADORE ME SET from LELO (a stylish red lipstick vibe, a red silk blindfold, red silk and suede wrist restraints, and a satin storage pouch, aw yeah). Since this week marks […]

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Happy Orgasm Day! Here Are 8 Reasons to Have More

Not that we need any encouragement, but to celebrate National Orgasm Day today (July 31st), our friends at LELO, the world’s leading experts in pleasure, have compiled their top 8 reasons why we should all have more orgasms:   1. People who orgasm 4 or more times a week look up to 7 years younger […]

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Last Chance For FREE Lelo Shipping During the Masturbation Month of May!

sponsored post: May is international Masturbation Month, and there’s really only one way to celebrate. To help you observe this holiday in style, LELO is offering free shipping for the last few days of May! Find something shiny and new to spruce up your or your honey’s masturbation routine, and then just enter the following […]

Pop Culture
LELO’s First Movie Explores Modern Intimacy… Without Sex Toys

You may know LELO as the creator of some of your favorite pleasure objects, but now they would also like you to think of them as movie people… though it’s all still in the interest of intimacy. Sex toy skeptics like to claim that bedside accessories reduce intimacy, inserting a piece of high-end silicone where […]

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Fifty Shades of Luxury: How to Shop for Toys Like Christian Grey

LELO’s 20-karat gold Luna Beads Luxe | Sponsored Post One of our theories about why the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy sold so well (despite terrible writing and a thin, derivative plot) is that it’s dripping with wealth. The private jets and the fancy gifts and the luxurious home are like a spoonful of sugar that help […]

How To
10 Simple Steps to “Fiftyize” Your Love Life

Here’s a nifty little 10-step program for introducing BDSM into the bedroom, inspired by our book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink: 1. Talk Dirty to Him Bringing up BDSM with your partner can be shocking and awkward. A great way to test a fantasy is to incorporate it into dirty talk. Whisper in your […]

Pop Culture
How “Fifty Shades” Has Changed Sex Over the Past Several Years

sponsored post As if the palpable global anticipation for the first movie adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” wasn’t evidence enough, our friends over at LELO have actually quantified just how influential the story of Ana, Christian and his woven tie have been on the world’s sexual habits. They surveyed over 10,000 […]

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And the Winner of Our #LoveResolution Contest Is…

  @AkashaZarafshan! Congratulations, you are now the proud owner of a brand new INA WAVE from LELO!  The ultimate rabbit vibe for pleasure connoisseurs (with 10 vibration patterns & adjustable speeds) is now yours, thanks to your enthusiastic public display of resolving to love better in 2015! It was a very close race between @AkashaZarafshan and @DavidWindmuller. And since we want everyone […]

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Resolve to Love Better & You Could Win a LELO Ina Wave!

It’s that time of year again, when we think of all the things we’re terrible at, all the ways we’re failing as human beings, all the minor adjustments that will finally make our lives better, if not perfect. It’s mostly an exercise in futility and self-hatred, but there can be a silver lining to aspiring […]

Toys
Oh Come Let Us Adore Her G-Spot

The phrase “come hither motion” should be familiar to anyone who’s ever read anything about G-spot orgasms in women. It’s a very specific, very human touch (one or two fingers, usually), and it’s the key to stimulating a woman’s G-spot. And, as you might have discovered to your frustration, it’s not something a woman can […]