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.