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health blog sex with emilyAt the heart of a thriving sex life is a healthy body and mind. And while that does go for everyone, there are some major plights and topics that come with the territory of women, specifically.

When it comes to you and your body, there’s no question you two have been through a lot. But for as complicated as the world of wellness can sometimes start to feel, the good news is it all starts with one simple step: being informed!

After all, top-notch health is something we can (and should!) rock at every age, so let’s kickstart the path to vivacious vitality with some help from these women’s health-focused blogs and podcasts. Continue Reading

lubrication blog sex with emilyAhhhh…here’s an “ode to lube”! What a wonderful gift to our sex lives! How many times have we stopped to consider how great lube is? How we can use it for so many sexy-time acts of love and lust…Before synthetic lubrication there was…Pain. Discomfort. Aversion. Limitations.

Beginning with the ancient greeks, who were really into sex and who used olive oil as lube, to 1904 with the introduction of the world’s first lube that needed a prescription, to the 1980s when it was first marketed and available to consumers, lube has changed the sex game for the better.

Lube has cast a wide bright light in the bedroom and allowed us to have penetration without pain, allowed things to flow easier, and provided a much-needed alternative to spit or oils.

In honor of the importance of lube, here are some real life testimonials on how lube has ben a sex life game changer.

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hormones blog sex with emilyHumans are complex. But it’s not our fault! Our bodies are a brew of complicated chemical messengers. These messengers are called hormones.

Hormones affect everything from our mental health to our skin’s appearance, metabolism, fertility, sleep habits to sex drive.

They come in complex combinations and fluctuate over the course of our lifetime.

Hormones play a huge role in your sexual health, especially when it comes to your libido. There will inevitably be hormonal highs and lows in your sex life. Let’s dive in. Continue Reading

sexual health blog sex with emilySeptember is Sexual Health Awareness Month, and we here at Sex With Emily have been celebrating all month long. 

The reason it gets a whole month is because we oftentimes don’t remember to prioritize our sexual health. We don’t know how to talk about it or improve it. So we need to normalize sex this month…without shame or blame.

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