For some reason, there is still a taboo on the topic. No need for that, of course, because there is nothing quite as normal as having sex – both together and alone. Believe me, we all do it! In fact, sexual wellness has been proven to correspond to a number of tangible benefits in our lives, including increased relationship satisfaction, lower blood pressure, better sleep, and reduced stress levels.
As self-love has become a widely used term over the past few years, we’ve learned that this is more than just taking good care of your physical health. In more ways than one, it is about loving your body – flaws included – and accepting yourself exactly for who you are. Self-pleasure is a powerful way to help you connect with your body and to get comfortable in your own skin. It’s undeniable that taking the time to connect with ourselves, our bodies and discovering what we like sexually, is equally empowering as it is calming.
So why do we still feel it is not okay to talk about female pleasure in sex? Research has shown that adding little moments of pleasure to your day – whether that’s via a crafting project or a vibrator – can only be a good thing. For women who want to use sexual pleasure as a way to practise self-love, there are many ways to help you get started: from yoni-massage to sex toys (bunny-ears to card-wheels, suction vibrators, eggs…the amount of choice is almost frightening). It might force you to enter unexplored territory, but getting out of your comfort zone is usually the first step towards finding greater pleasure.
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