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  • 3 Ways To Heat Things Up In The Bedroom With A Little Help From Gadgets

    These tools can bring back the 'sexy' in sexy time.
    by Kitty Elicay .
3 Ways To Heat Things Up In The Bedroom With A Little Help From Gadgets
  • Has married sex hit a lull that you find yourself craving for steamy nights in the bedroom? According to a sex therapist, it’s common for sex to slow down in long-term relationships, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that something is wrong.

    Declines in sex can happen when we get too comfortable and we fall into habits,” explains sex therapist and author Dr. Chris Donaghue in an interview with Fatherly. “Sexual arousal is brought forth by newness, novelty, and diversity. In sex, especially in long-term relationships, we tend to just stick to the same path, the same pattern, the same thing.”

    He adds, “The way around that is to always fold in something new and novel. You have to change up when you’re doing it and how you’re doing it. You have to keep it fresh.”

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    3 gadgets that spice up married sex

    There are a lot of ways to go about that, but if you’re looking for ideas to really heat things up in the bedroom, consider getting help from technology — there are gadgets that can take you to new heights of pleasure should you wish to invest in it.

    1. Kegel trainer

    Kegel exercises are considered the “holy orgasm grail” for women. It strengthens pelvic floor muscles which can help you have better sex and more intense orgasms. These exercises are also useful before and after giving birth — it helps develop your body’s ability to relax and control the muscles in preparation for childbirth and it also improves bladder control.

    The Elvie Trainer is an award-winning Kegel trainer that’s easy to use and gives you a full workout in five minutes. Simply insert it in your vagina (yes, where else?) and follow along with the exercises on the app. There’s real-time biofeedback to ensure that you’re doing the exercises properly and you can also track your progress using the app!

    The Elvie Trainer retails for £119 or around Php7,800. Get it here.

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    2. Sex toys

    You might think a vibrator isn’t needed when it comes to married sex, but it’s a great way to cultivate intimacy and explore new ways to pleasure your partner further. “Bringing a sex toy in the bedroom encourages communication and allows couples to try out new things,” says AJ Osmeña, owner of adult shop Ilya, in a previous interview with SmartParenting.com.ph.

    Did that pique your interest? Then check out Lora DiCarlo’s Osé Vibrator, which uses advanced micro-robotics to “mimic the movements of a human mouth, tongue, and fingers,” according to Wired.com. It’s the first vibrator that combines both clitoral and vaginal stimulation so women can achieve a “hands-free” blended orgasm. It’s reportedly one of the best vibrators out there and is even a CES 2019 Innovation awardee.

    The Ose vibrator is currently in the production stage. Click here to get updates!

    3. Vegan condoms

    Some couples think condoms can reduce pleasure during lovemaking, but it’s also one of the cheapest ways to prevent pregnancy. If you’re looking for one that’s gentle on you and on the planet, try Sustain’s ultrathin condoms. It provides a heightened sexual experience (with its thinner latex) and is free of nitrosamine (which is a carcinogen). It’s also vegan, non-GMO, and gluten-free.

    Sustain ultrathin condoms are available at the Loop for Php120. Order online here.

    Going on a family and want to sneak in some sexy time? Click here for tips on how to get amazing vacation sex!

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