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BDSM Advice: What kind of kink can I do by myself?...


Dear Zentai - I’m single. What kind of kink can I do by myself?...



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How To BDSM – Beginner’s Guide


Shakira Scott aka Scotty Unfamous shares her tips for exploring your wild side so you can live your best kinky heaux life...



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How To Be Sexually Confident With Scotty Unfamous And Madam Storm...


Meet MSSS, the sexual happiness experts, learn some tips on ...



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Halloween BDSM: A How-To Guide


Halloween BDSM: let’s show this pandemic who’s boss!...



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Zentai Q & A


Your questions about the weird and wonderful - answered...



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In Search Of Guilt Free Kink


What happens when your sexual desires don’t match those you were raised to believe were the ‘right’ ones? Sex blogger May More discusses guilt and kink – and how to get over it....



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How To Fetlife


FetLife is the greatest free resource on BDSM. Equal parts social network, learning platform, and dating service, Fet has created a culture of openness and celebration around the Lifestyle....



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Kinky Roleplay Anarchy


“If you’d like to give roleplay a try but you want something that lets you decide on the level of power exchange you want, and lets you play with gender however you like, today is your lucky...



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BDSM Community – How To Get Involved


If you want to get involved with the BDSM community, welcome! And here’s how to get started....



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Coffee & Kink – Sex Blogging Saved My Soul...


Being a member of a gender or sexual minority can be a lonely place. Most of us are raised with the ...



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BDSM Communication: Older Person’s Guide to BDSM, Part 2...


Older person’s guide to BDSM, Part 2 – Author M. Christian advises on communication and bondage for ...



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Foot Worship


Author M. Christian breaks down one of the most popular fetishes: foot worship. From boots to heels to bare feet, and from pedicures to BDSM scenes, this article covers it all. Want tips on ...



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BDSM Power Exchange


True or false: you can dress like a dad, be totally monogamous, have only vanilla sex, and still be kinky AF......



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Getting Started With BDSM: Older Person’s Guide...


Author M. Christian delves into how BDSM can become an enjoyable part of anyone’s sexual activities,...



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Kink Scenes – Top 3 Beginner Friendly Scenes ...


True or false: you can dress like a dad, be totally monogamous, have only vanilla sex, and still be ...



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BDSM Troubleshooting – How To Be A Good Dom...


Let’s be real: if you’re experimenting with BDSM, you’re going to run into problems. This is a sign ...



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Ask Zentai: How do I come out as a chastity bottom?...


How do I make known my status as a submissive omega chastity bottom? I love being the last on the li...



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What Kind Of Guy Is Into Pegging?


Axel runs The School Of Squirt along with his partner Laura, where the pair teach how to achieve female ejaculation as part of a healthy, fulfilling and exciting sex life. Axel’s interests e...



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Impact Play And Power Exchange: Older Person’s Guide To BDSM Part...


Impact Play and Power Exchange: In part three of his Senior ...



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Zentai Bio


Zentai is an agender, submissive switch who specializes in extreme play. This is their biography. Say hello and ask a question....



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World BDSM Day – History And Short-Notice Ways To Celebrate...


We just found out it’s World BDSM Day. Aside from self-flage...



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How To Get Started With Kink


Whether you’ve had kinky fantasies as far back as you can remember or you just want to try something new, everyone’s got to start somewhere when it comes to exploring their darker desires. B...



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BDSM Problems – When Things Don’t Go As Planned...


Chances are if you’ve tried something new, whether in the dungeon or the bedroom, you’re no stranger...



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Christmas Gifts For the BDSM Fan in Your Life...


Next up in our ‘Christmas gift guide’ series we’re dealing with gifts for BDSM fans. The first in th...



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Ask Zentai: Prostate Stimulation & KURVE...


KURVE sounds like it could be an interesting prostate massager/p-spot stimulator for guys in the sam...



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Secretary Movie Review


Long before 50 Shades of Grey there was Secretary, the 2002 film based on a short story written by Mary Gaitskill in 1988. And yes, the main character’s name is Mr. Grey. Nineteen years and...



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Celebrate International Fetish Day - Learn BDSM & Best Free Resou...


Celebrate International Fetish Day 2022 on 21st Jan; learn a...



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Ask Zentai: To Squirt Or Not To Squirt?...


I’d really like to help my wife squirt. How can we make this happen? Once it happens will it happen ...



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Male Sex Toys: The BDSM Possibilities


When we say ‘BDSM sex toys’, most people’s first thoughts are of whips and chains. Bondage restraints, floggers, canes: anything that’s used to cause sexy pain or hold your submissive in pos...



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Penis Vibrators: How To Use JETT


Penis Vibrators: some are better than others! Besides being the world’s first guybrator, JETT is known for providing relief from erectile dysfunction, delayed ejaculation, and sheer boredom....



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Vulva Owners’ Masturbation Myths, Tips & Black Friday Toy Deals ...


Vulva owners, let's debunk some popular masturbation myths a...



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Masturbation For Females – Taking Ownership of Your Pleasure...


In this article, Sophia Reading delivers a royal ass-whoopin...



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KURVE Kegel Party G-Spot Awareness Practice Sexercise...


This sexercise is developed to help strengthen your ability to access conscious awareness of your G-...



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Penis Vibrator Tips: How To Use JETT


When you launch a new sex toy, there’s always an exciting (and nerve-wracking!) period of time where you wait for the reviews and customer testimonials to start coming in. JETT – our brand n...



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How Often Should I Masturbate?


'How often should I masturbate?' is one of the most frequently googled questions about self-pleasure, so people are clearly concerned about it. But should they be?...



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Innovative sex and masturbation machines...


Housing one of the world’s largest collections of sex and masturbation machines, it’s hard to believ...



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Erotica Stories ‘Hands-Free Orgasm’ by F. Leonora Solomon...


So we were contacted by the wonderful erotica writer F. Leonora Solomon. She met our CEO, Adam, when...



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Frenulum Orgasms – The Penis’ Best Kept Secret...


Frenulum Orgasms – the little-known secret tucked beneath the glans of the penis. This highly sensit...



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Masturbation As Self-Care


Little known fact: sometimes folks masturbate not just because it feels good, but because it’s good for you too! In this article guest author Sherrylsworld breaks down the importance of mast...



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It’s International Masturbation Day!


It’s International Masturbation Day and author Scotty Unfamous wants you to heaux it up. Ever tried humping a pillow or tickling a taint? This article will boredom-proof your solo sex practi...



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Secrets Of A Hands-Free Orgasm


Hands-Free Orgasm. It sounds like the ultimate masturbation holy grail. Being able to kick back, browse porn or read erotica. Surely if it were easy, we’d all be doing it?...



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Good Sex Tool: Touch Plus Imagery Sexercise...


Neuroscientists have a saying that neurons (brain cells) that fire (get active) together wire (devel...



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Masturbation Habits: Let’s Break The Taboo...


Imagine if the overwhelming majority of people in the world enjoyed knitting. Let’s say 95% of men a...



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Edging With JETT


Edging with JETT – learn this advanced method of using penis vibrators to blow your orgasms right out of the water. Edging is a wild way to build intensity and overcome both premature and de...



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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Masturbation...


Flicking the bean. Busting a nut. Think you know everything about masturbation? Put your knowledge t...



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National Orgasm Day: 7 Unusual Tips to Help You Hit That ‘O’...


National Orgasm Day is on 31st July in many countries worldw...



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How Sex Tech Can Help Us Deal With Social Isolation...


Author M.Christian on how sex tech like VR porn and teledildonics can help us deal with social isola...



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Erotica Stories: Sex & Disability For #MasturbationMonday...


As we’ve written in a previous post about the best writers on sex and disability, we’re big fans of ...



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3 Unusual Mutual Masturbation Tips


May is Masturbation Month! Our favourite month of the year. It means not only are we gifted with spring sunshine (well, we are at HO HQ in London, at any rate) we’re also gifted with an excu...



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Why Some Orgasms Are Out Of This World And Others Are Just So-So...


Why is it that orgasms are like snowflakes – no two seem exa...



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How To Masturbate In Lockdown


Personal space has taken on a whole new importance in the time of coronavirus. If you’re finding it helpful but tricky to masturbate in lockdown, here are some strategies....



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Unusual Masturbation Tips: Do Try This At Home...


There are plenty of magazine columnists ready to offer you sex tips, from the sublime to the utterly...



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Black Friday Male Sex Toys for Hands Free Orgasms & Ejaculate Lik...


Hands-on masturbation is overrated. So, if you want to exper...



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How To Get More Blowjobs


You get a BJ! And YOU get a BJ! And you ALL get BJs! Guest writer – and gold star long-term relationship holder – Sophia Reading gives deep insight into how you can get more blowjobs from yo...



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8 Cunnilingus Techniques Everyone Needs...


The idea of going down on a woman for the first time, is enough to fill most of us with dread. There...



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How To Eat Pussy


Chances are if your partner has a vulva, they’d like you to put your mouth on it. Many a crime has been forgiven, and many an argument thwarted, by the power of cunnilingus. Lifehack: if you...



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Learning How To Deepthroat


Deepthroating . . . should you be scared, excited, or calling in reinforcements? Our expert consultant assured us that with proper communication and preparation, most people can attain profi...



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How To Introduce Couples Sex Toys


Not everyone’s familiar with the idea of couples sex toys, so if you want to introduce them to your partner you might have to do a bit of explanation before you dive in....



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Games To Play With Couples Sex Toys


It’s easy to fall into the trap of discussing sex toys in the kind of flowery language you’d use in a romance novel. Particularly when you’re talking about couples’ sex toys – they’re ‘sensu...



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Mutual Masturbation Tips For Couples


Ever thought about masturbating with your partner? While at first the idea can be surprising, couples often find that partnered masturbation comes quite naturally and adds an incredible dime...



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Why Your Girlfriend Doesn’t Orgasm – And What To Do About It...


Ever wonder if your lady love is faking her orgasm? In this ...



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Male Vibrator Tips – Bringing A Male Vibrator Into Your Bedroom...


Introducing your girlfriend or wife to your favourite sex to...



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How To Buy A Sex Toy For Your Partner


Vibrators, cock rings, bondage cuffs, oh my! The decision to buy a sex toy for a partner can be thrilling... and nerve wracking. In this article, Queen P gives some pro tips on how to gift y...



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5 Tips For When You’re Too Tired for Sex...


Xennials have a running joke that we’re always tired. Our exhaustion is driven by the fact that we f...



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Boring Sex Begone!


Our newest writer makes a splash with this hard-hitting article on boring sex. Written with long term relationships in mind, this article delivers advice and concrete steps that you can take...



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Solo & Couple Players – Here is Why You Must Buy a Sex Toy This V...


February 14th - a day full of oh-so-very romantic gestures t...



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Hands-Free Couples Masturbator: Best Sex Positions...


So you’ve picked up an amazing PULSE DUO: suddenly all those weird and wonderful *Cosmo* sex positio...



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5 Of The Best Cock Ring Sex Tips


Got a cock ring? Want to find out how to make the most of it? We’ve got you covered, with this handy guide to the best cock ring sex tips....



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Can’t Enjoy Sex Anymore? Reclaiming Your Sex Life...


It’s not unusual for vulva-owners to go through times when they can’t enjoy sex in the way they used...



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PULSE DUO LUX – My First Experience With This Couple’s Toy...


New toys can be intimidating, especially when exploring them...



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Have Amazing Sex Without Penetration


What counts as sex? From the first kids who asked this question in the playground, to the sheepish couple trying to negotiate their way out of a train toilet without getting arrested, we’ve ...



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How To Buy A Sex Toy For Your Partner: Part 2...


How To Buy A Sex Toy For Your Partner Pt. II: back by popular demand! Here’s Queen P’s definitive sh...



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Six Best Valentine’s Sex Positions & Toys That Lead to More Orgas...


With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’m here to sug...



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Threesome Tips – How To Hook Up With A Couple For The First Time...


Cherith Fuller loves being a unicorn – and after a lot of tr...



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Virtual Reality Porn: How To Watch It


At Hot Octopuss we’re fans of new technology, especially if that new technology can be paired with awesome sex toys like the PULSE SOLO ESSENTIAL. And nothing is more perfect for this than v...



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How To Find A Unicorn – Navigating Threesomes Ethically...


Threesomes. Unicorns. They sound good in theory, but the risks are great. Girl On The Net gives advi...



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How To Host An Adult Halloween Play Party...


Halloween sex parties are becoming increasingly popular. It is a fresh take on a typical sex party, ...



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Friends With Benefits: Is It Right For You?...


Friends With Benefits – is that even a real thing? Guest writer Wolfe gives us the nitty-gritty on t...



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The Benefits Of Polyamory


Polyamory: is it a godsend or a ticking time bomb? Author Lucas Jackman gives a no-nonsense approach to evaluate the pros and cons of non-monogamous lifestyles. Read on to find out if polyam...



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Hot Orgasm Tips For Guys


For most guys the way you orgasm, as well as the ease or strength of it, can change significantly over the years. At nineteen you may have been able to have an orgasm so powerful you punched...



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7 Moves To Up Your Blowjob Game


If you’re dating a penis-owner, chances are, they want a blow job. But what if you don’t like performing oral sex or you just don’t know what to do? Here are field-tested tips for your inspi...



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How To Talk Dirty (Even If You’re Nerdy)...


Dirty talk can crank up the heat in the bedroom – well, as long as you can get past the awkward part...



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