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Movie Review: Fifty Shades Blah-er

Fifty Shades Darker, the second movie in the trilogy based on the best-selling erotica series by E.L. James, certainly looks darker — the shadows are blacker, the skies are grayer, the rain is heavier. Every day in this movie feels like Sunday. But if you’re looking for an exploration of the more unnerving and dismaying aspects of […]

Research
What’s More Important to People: LOVE or LUST? (Survey Results)

Our friends over at LELO surveyed 1000 people from all around the world asking what was more important to them: love or lust? Here are the results! Overall, love is more important than lust for both women and men, except when they’re in open relationships: No matter people’s age, love still trumps lust, but surprisingly, […]

Confessions
How to “Open Up” to Your Wife

Enjoyment of and fascination with one’s own butthole can get a bad rap. Freud deemed it one of his psychosexual “stages,” thereby guaranteeing negative societal judgment of it for about a full century now. And if you’re a straight dude? Forget it: all the narrow-minded sexist homophobes will call you gay and girly (as if those were […]

Confessions
Top 10 Ways to Make Oral Sex More Fun for Both Partners

Our contributor Jewely Hoxie studied Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz. She has some words of wisdom to share about oral sex… Going down on someone is no easy task. And letting someone go down on you can be quite nerve-racking. Despite these potential oral sex setbacks, the experience can be, well, […]

Toys
10 Great Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Your Significant Other!

Here are some great last-minute gift ideas for that special someone. All items are available on Amazon Prime and have been been highly rated. And there’s something for every budget! 1. Calvin Klein Underwear Comfy undergarments meant for her, not you. $35-45 2. ONEHOPE Glitter Celebration Gift Set Ring in the New Year together with […]

Toys
Last Chance to WIN $200 in Wildfire Pleasure Oils (Odds Are Excellent)!

*THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED* If you enter now, you’ll probably win one of Wildfire‘s $200 gift packages of pleasure oils — seriously! We’re still looking for a few good answers to the question “What’s a surefire way to ignite your love life?” Take 2 minutes to tell us this week and chances are great that, with […]

How To
8 Ways to Be a More Touchy-Feely (and Therefore Healthy & Happy) Couple

Did you know that “touch deprivation” is a legitimate psychological condition? Matthew Hertenstein, who is the director of the Touch and Emotion Lab at DePauw University, states that not only is it a real thing but compared to other cultures, Americans are perhaps the most touch deprived culture on the planet. “Most of us, whatever our […]

Toys
CONTEST: How Do You Light Your Fire? Let Us Know & You Could Win Big!

*THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED* Our new friends at Wildfire want to make a you a deal: tell us your surefire way to ignite your love life and they’ll give the 5 of you with the best suggestions a Wildfire Love Pack worth over $200! The Details: In the form below, please describe your best tip(s) for spicing up your […]

Toys
The Cadillac of Vibrators Gets a 21st Century Upgrade

By Louise Lagris for Bust Magazine What’s the Buzz? In the world of vibrators, the Magic Wand is legendary—a veritable Excalibur wielded by many a thrill-seeking Lady of the Lake for top-notch clit stimulation. Hitachi, the original manufacturer, removed its name from the gadget in 2013, but even 48 years after it was first introduced […]

Pop Culture
Fun with Blow-Up Dolls!

When you do a search for “sex” on Getty Images, you get a lot of interesting results — so many, in fact, that we were compelled to create a superlative series of Getty “sex” search images. Today, it’s blow-up dolls, which are either silly, juvenile fun or an expression of systemic cultural sexism and misogyny […]

Toys
For the First Time in Forever: A Revolutionary Innovation in CONDOMS!

When our friends and sponsors over at LELO teased on social media late last week about their next big thing — the best advance in condom design since the reservoir tip — people were split: Is the new LELO condom an elaborate April Fool’s hoax or a genuine innovative product? LELO is no stranger to pulling pranks around April Fool’s Day. Do […]

Toys
The Future Is NOW: 13 Remote-Controlled Sex Toys Available Today

You are here and your sweetheart is there…either across a crowded room or across a continent. What to do? When your partner was close, you’d have to get up, go over, reach out and touch them; when they were far away, you’d have to email, sext or Skype. But that was before technology made distance (somewhat) obsolete. With teledildonics, […]

Comment of the Week
3 Rules to Follow When Buying a Sex Toy for Your Girlfriend/Wife

MILC had some good advice for straight men looking to surprise their girlfriends with a sex toy gift for the first time: Avoid those huge toy makers that put porn stars on the boxes. You want something that’s easy on the eyes, comes in nice, inoffensive packaging, and is high quality. So anything by Fun […]

Your Call
What Kind of Sex Toy Should I Get My Girlfriend?

We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  My girlfriend of 9 months doesn’t own a […]

Toys
Introducing Remoji, PicoBong’s New Remote-Controlled Toy Line!

sponsored post Sex in public is all about discretion. You want to enjoy yourself, but not at the expense of other people’s comfort and dignity. They just want to have their drink in peace, not be unwitting voyeurs of your not-so-private fantasy. As the old saying goes, it doesn’t matter what you do, so long as you […]

Pop Culture
A Peek at China’s Growing Sex Toy Industry

While perusing Getty Images for weird and wacky sex-related photos, we came across this beautifully shot series by photographer Greg Baker that fit the bill: the sex toy industry in China. Baker writes: China’s puritanical Communist Party decried decadence during its first decades in power, and while conservative attitudes are still widespread, economic reforms have […]