5 REASONS WHY SEX TOYS ARE FANTASTIC FOR YOUR RELATIONSHIP
Like a mental health day, only sexier. I’ll take my SEXUAL WELLNESS DAY now please, and thank you!
Learning how to be healthy means taking the time out to do just that, but where do we stand when it comes to sexual wellness? Naturally, we are big fans of the concept because your mental health is greatly affected by your sexual health.
Your sexual experiences greatly impact your emotional health, self-identity and overall wellbeing.
As if we didn’t give you enough encouragemet to put your request in already (sooner rather than later), here are our top 5 reasons as to why it’s so important:
It helps you acknowledge that you deserve love and care, because you do. Taking a day off to pamper yourself sends an important message to you - YOU MATTER. When you consider looking at it as a psychological barometer of your own worthiness, it most certainly does.
CONNECTING WITH YOUR BODY
Sexual health is about connecting with your BODY and being more attuned to your body gives you a chance to explore and be present. Enter mindfulness.
When last did you take your SENSES ou
As society becomes more sex and pleasure positive, and the pleasure product industry expands beyond the stereotypical realm of all things shady, sex toys have come a long, long way. They really aren’t that intimidating, In fact, some of them look like sheer works of art!
I am sure we can agree that enhancing physical pleasure undoubtedly enhances sexual enjoyment and therefore overall wellbeing.
The belief that using a sex toy means your partner isn’t a good enough lover is one of the most common misconceptions people have about sex toys. Understandably, one partner may fear that another partners use of a sex toy will replace them or that they’ll become overly reliant on them for arousal and/or orgasm.
Yet, sex toys exist to ENHANCE sexual relations and not REPLACE them. Here are our top 5 reasons why sex toys are fantastic for your relationship:
THERE IS NO ONE 'NORMAL' WAY TO EXPERIENCE PLEASURE
Sometimes the journey to better sex is simply understanding that everyones sexual pleasure points are different. Sex toys go a long way in taking the pressure off by helping you uncover what this might be. From a relational perspective, to feel that your sexual interests and pleasures are accepted by your partner can greatly enhance satisfaction and intimacy.
OPENNESS AND COMMUNICATION
The more positively people in relationships rate their interactions with their partners, the higher they tend to rate their desire for one another. This automatically leads to an increase in the levels of satisfaction they derive from their relationship, both inside and outside of the bedroom.
LEVELS OF EXPLORATION AND EXCITEMENT
Let’s face it, sometimes there is nothing quite as riveting as going shopping for a new toy together. The landscape is vast, exciting and ever evolving. In the process you’ll also learn a lot about you and your partners body and desires, more than likely have a giggle, but most importantly share the experience together for the overall betterment of your relationship.
OPENS THE DOOR TO ALL KINDS OF POSSIBILITIES
It goes without saying that everyone has sexual fantasies and sex toys are a step forward in fulfilling those fantasies. When you open up your relationship to a toy, your mind automatically starts revelling in sex-positivity. Enjoy evolving sexually, together.
IT STARTS WITH YOU
How do you experience pleasure? When you indulge in exploration of your own body, because you DESERVE to, you can discover exactly what it is that you find pleasurable. Sex toys help break down barriers of embarrassment so that you can enjoy more exciting stimulation and deeper connection with yourself as well as with your partner.
t on a date? You have more than 5 and they need attention too. Explore your sense of smell, touch and taste. Giving each of your senses individual attention goes a long way in reducing your overall levels of stress.
IT'S GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
It keeps you healthy physically, emotionally and mentally. Yes, it’s that much of an important preventative measure for taking care of your physical health. Mentally and emotionally it gives you time and some much needed space to notice your feelings and where you’re at.
It’s fun and sexy – obvs! Let yourself play, life is supposed to be fun for adults too.