If the medium is the message, what does social media say about our relationships?
We asked two couples, from opposite ends of the tech-competency spectrum, to review the We-Vibe. Follow their journey into heightened pleasure here...
What could be better than the gift of self pleasure?
"In life, I'm most curious about seeing myself and my loved ones never stop evolving."
Enthusiastic consent is non-negotiable. It’s also the foundation of a sex life that’s joyful, willing and hot.
"Dame’s addition to the vibrator canon is punchy as all get-out."
"Happiness should be used as a compass in life: you might not always be on the direct path, but it’s a good indicator that you're not far off."
"It’s certainly a different feeling for a clitoral vibe—one that delicate types will appreciate, but that still ramps up when you’re craving more."
"Like introducing two pets to one another—one being the Tango and other being my boyfriend—I wanted to make sure each felt included in the process...
"If you are confident in yourself and proud of who you are, then you are respecting yourself by being the person you wish to show the world."
"Be compassionate always. If you live by this you'll be able to do what’s right for the planet and for people first and foremost."
What does sex positivity mean in practice? It’s a cobweb of a question, so Par Femme writer Tabitha Laffernis unravels one sticky strand at a time.
"We’ve all had to work out some kinks in the bedroom—and I’m not talking about the good kind. One way to find inspiration? Look to the stars."
"I’m not usually one for bells and whistles, but Moxie is showing me a real good time. The petite toy sits flush against your lady parts, with powerful magnets...
"Communication is the absolute foundation of maintaining a happy and healthy sex life, especially when in relationships."
"The silky pink vibrator entered my life just as I was coming to terms with the underwhelming reality of men who do not prioritise your pleasure."
Three twenty-somethings on how couples therapy strengthened their relationships—both with themselves and their partners.
We’re not averse to getting down and dirty. But there’s one major exception to this: your sex toys.
If you’ve somehow transcended hookup culture until now, this guide will help you navigate the minefield of non-monogamy.
"Mimi is a mood-setter; an acme of sensuality. It purrs softly but surely. It beckons amorously from its box."
"Maybe we can’t apply a single universal language to sex, but we all know what it’s like to internalise a yearning. To build a story around the things we...
"Staying “relevant” is not something I try to think about...I feel like it is a slippery slope to start trying to reflect people’s own consciousness back at them."
One instructional masturbation video at a time.
"Own your sexuality... The most radical thing you can do is ask for what you need and want.”
"Birth is a time of innate strength, empowerment and womanhood, which I feel has been hidden from many mothers and replaced by seeds of fear, doubt and compliance."
"What I love the most about science is how it shows the biological mechanisms through which our ‘gut feelings’ and mental state affect the rest of our bodies. I feel...
"Whatever your choice, make sure to hang a DANGER! HIGH VOLTAGE sign on your door. You’ll thank me later."
"I admire women with the courage to stand up for themselves and speak their minds, and make things happen, and create freely. I also appreciate loyalty and sisterhood."
"If you feel safe, enjoy your body and take up space with your sexuality. Find people and communities and spaces that support and celebrate this. You don’t have...
Behold, one of the most important (and fun) decisions of your life!
"Cute but powerful, the Eva II makes for the perfect it’s-a-present-for-you-but-really-I-can-use-it-too kinda gift. "
"When I opened my mind up to the craft of floristry, it was like entering a parallel world of wonder."
The most exciting thing to have happened to my vagina since I quit waxing back in 2014.
Meet Keri: a vibrator by Svakom, a multi-award-winning toy brand powered by insight from real women.
Welcome to the stage your most adaptable pleasure protagonists.
We cordially pronounce We-Vibe the best addition to your sock drawer.
"Erotica turns me on like nothing else; I love trawling vintage bookstores for paperbacks that fit in my purse."
"No one is perfect, and I think embracing that makes for something really magic."
"It’s a great present if you want to talk about sex and symbolism. Leave a couple of pages open and you’re guaranteed a sexy message from your lover."
"I don’t take myself too seriously, but I’m also partial to someone with great style. That really turns me on."
"Cue Burning Man, polyamorous sex parties in penthouses, orgasmic meditation, oh my!"
Call it self-care, self-love, or just your right to feel good. Jil's Olivia vibrator is here to prove that pleasure doesn’t discriminate.
"It’s survived 12 house moves and numerous spillages of vino rosso, and continues to take pride of place on my coffee table 10 years after purchase."
Your new favourite writer on anonymity, backseat sex, and the link between putting the pedal to the metal and having an orgasm.
"There’s no reason for women to feel abnormal if they’re unable to find it—but there’s no reason we can’t have fun looking, right?"
"My body feeling juicy and open after dancing, self-pleasure, and good sex. Hot skin being consumed by cold ocean water. Dressing up for a lover."
Reviving our book club series with the mind behind your new favourite Instagram account.
“Pleasure for me is completely forgetting about my surroundings and just focusing on the moment.”
A two-minute exercise could improve your sex life.