What Menstrual Cups Taught Me

When I first got my periods, I was devastated. The monthly pain, fatigue and discomfort overwhelmed me, not to mention the overnight assumption that I had suddenly ‘become a woman.’ My child’s body was now a sexual body. It meant covering up, not drawing attention to my curves, and of course, maintaining distance from boys. […]

Sex as an escape from reality

sex addiction

When I had sex for the first time, I fell in love with the way it made me feel. It filled a void in me, making me feel wanted and loved. Sex made up for the emotional lacuna I felt within all the time. It gave me a high that nothing else could give. Before […]

How To Rebuild Yourself After Emotional Abuse

Healing from Emotional Abuse

Maybe he bought you tickets to a concert and made you feel so beautiful as you curled your hair and wore your favourite denim dress. Just to smash open your phone and leave you alone on the street, all because he doesn’t like the way a man looks at you. Maybe he would show you […]

Human Touch

When I considered writing an article, the first topic that came to my mind was human touch! Since my partner lives in another city, I have so many thoughts on the matter! Both of us love to touch and be touched. It’s our way of communicating without saying a word. For us, touch is an […]

My love for BDSM gives me sleepless nights

Shibari Bondage

I have never gotten off to porn that wasn’t violent and bordering on abusive ever. I have been into BDSM since I began masturbating. In fact, I remember repeatedly borrowing Jane Eyre from my school library in 6th grade, because I loved rubbing off to the scene where she is caned for misbehaving. For the […]

Scheduled vs Spontaneous Sex

The 21st century life comes with immense time and space constraints so to say and people do not have time to do important things often including sex. Couples often find themselves in a rut in a long-term relationship where sex becomes obligatory and periodical like buying groceries hence scheduled and not spontaneous, or there are […]

You Can’t Have Sex Positivity Without Body Positivity- Here’s Why!

Body Positivity

I like having my stomach touched and kissed during sex. It feels like warm honey. The slightest butterfly kiss on my belly makes me shudder. But something holds me back. I often feel like my belly isn’t flat enough. All my healthy eating and sweaty hours in the gym made my shoulders stronger, biceps more […]

The Better Sex Series- Don’t Miss Out On Sleep

A series about how everything else matters when it comes to sleep We all know the routine. Go to bed late after a Netflix binge, wake up early for that morning jog or meeting at work, and chug down a few cups of black coffee to keep you moving. If the fatigue and headaches get […]

The Better Sex Series: Let’s Talk Mental Health!

Beer date casual sex

A series about how everything else matters when it comes to sex I love sex. Like with most people, sex has always been a source of pleasure, joy and excitement for me. There’s no denying the thrill of bodies. But is this the only story? Though sex should ideally be joyful, this isn’t always the […]

“You’ve Got A Message!” Sex & Desire in A Technological World

Sexting

For many people, a sex act is valuable only if it ends in penetration. This is probably because society values procreative sex over any other kind of sex. Procreative, penetrative sex is that haloed, esteemed sex act because it either creates a baby, or is seen as some sort of practice for an eventual pregnancy. […]