Make a Little Mischief

I recently signed up to receive a biweekly delivery of “Mischief Box” which is filled with vegetables and I never know exactly what’s inside until I open it (like on Chopped!). Being a creature of habit, the kind of person who dips her big toe slowly into the pool and not one to dive right …

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Sex toys for Women – The Next Generation

The sex toy industry is booming—and with good reason. There is a huge variety of sex toys available to order online, which allows people to buy them easily, discreetly, and with an abundance of information. TV shows like Sex and the City, Transparent, and Broad City talk about sex toys openly. Sex-positive stores are popping …

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Why Not Use Lube?!

During the initial visit at Maze, I generally ask what lubricant is being used with sex. I get varying responses ranging from “none” (ouch!) to naming a product containing parabens or glycerin (ouch!). Using additional lubrication, even when there’s natural lubrication, helps make sexual activity more comfortable and enjoyable. The trick is creating a balance …

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Why does tensing my body during sex cause pain?

When many people think of sex and intercourse, the assumption is that it should be easy.  For some women (especially those with vaginismus), nothing could be further from the truth.  Anatomy matters.  To briefly review, the pelvic floor in a woman is made up of a web of connective tissue and muscles.  These provide support …

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Sex on the Sly

Just getting through each day of quarantine is beginning to feel like winning the Super Bowl. For example, you might have thought you had this homeschool thing all worked out a few days ago. But this week, the novelty has worn off, your kids have lost focus, and they’re throwing their underwear at each other …

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Sex in the Time of Coronavirus

Dating and sex are hard in our current world, how do you go out or hook-up when you can’t leave the house? A lot of things are changing, and for a lot of people, this means that sex is going to look different than it did a month ago. Here are some ideas of things …

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Use It Or Lose It

You may have heard the term “use it or lose it” about your vagina and thought it was tongue in cheek. It isn’t. Recently, I was talking to some people in our marketing department and I mentioned the “use it or lose it” principal and they started to laugh. “Well that’s just an expression, isn’t …

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Sex is for EVERYbody

Would you deny sleep to someone who has a disability*? How about water or oxygen? Of course not. So why would it ever be acceptable to deny sex to anyone – ANYONE – who wants to have it? Much of society still views those with physical disabilities as either not requiring physical pleasure or as …

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