I'm sure I'm not the only one feeling the effects of this global pandemic in all parts of life.
My long-term partner and I live together, which is definitely something that I'm grateful for while we're in lockdown. We're both homebodies and we rarely go out in the evening – I thought we'd be fine. But, this period has made me realise that our relationship relies more heavily on activities and adventures than either of us ever thought.
I've come up with some different date ideas that my partner and I can do while in lockdown so that we feel a little bit more like ourselves again. Lots of these can be done with family and other housemates too, so whoever you're locked in with – spice it up!
This month is 'Masturbation May', and as such we are here to put a spring in your step and a smile on both you and your OH's face, with a round-up of six of the best sex toys for masturbating with a partner.
Not only is mutual masturbation a fantastic way to feel good, it can also strengthen your bond with your partner - and that's a fact! Oxytocin - the pleasure hormone released when you climax - is also called the ‘love hormone’ because of its important role in facilitating social bonding between humans.
Playing and climaxing together can also relieve stress, and insomnia, help alleviate pain and even keep you looking younger and living longer. What's not to love? So, make some room in your toy box and prepare to upgrade your shared pleasure play, as we divulge the latest and greatest ways to enjoy together the gift that just keeps on giving...
Welcome to our new 'Play at Home' mini series, where we aim to keep you entertained, coping and sexually thriving during Lockdown.
This week, Sammi and Nick catch-up (remotely, of course) and tackle this week's hot topic of - how to have a satifsying sex life when you are sharing your home with all manner of occupants; from housemates and friends, to children, parents and family.
We also cover our usual segments "You can never know enough about sex" and "Sexual happiness starts with you", where we share real tips and tales from our lovely Lovehoney customers.
Masturbation doesn't have to be enjoyed alone. Pleasuring yourself in front of your partner is a super hot way to show your lover exactly what you like, while handing over the controls to them makes for some exciting possibilities.
Join Annabelle in this video, as she shares some of her favourite toys for mutual masturbation.
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Even if you feel you've got this masturbation thing down, there's more than one way to bake a cake...
There are so many ways to enjoy sexual pleasure on your own, whether it's by adding a toy into the mix or changing up your usual position. Exploring your body in different ways can really enhance your orgasms and uncover new sensations.
Join Annabelle as she shares her top 5 ways to mix up your self love.
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