Sex Doesn’t Stop
In these difficult times with health management crises upon us, we need to be be cognizant of virus avoidance strategies until better methods of management are available.
If you are stuck at home, or self-isolation…don’t despair. All this time off from work and other activities allows you to examine and explore your deeper connections to self and body. There are many creative ways to meet your sexual needs, and we’re listing some of the obvious ones below.
When COVID19 hit North America a couple of months ago, we braced ourselves for a sudden decrease in orders, especially for condoms. Fortunately, that didn’t happen, but we DID see a marked change in the TYPES of orders that we processed, mainly with the introduction of masturbation creams and sex toys. That’s proof enough for us that sex doesn’t stop…it just changes.
The discussion below will address the needs of individuals who are practicing isolation, as well as those couples or dedicated partners.
Take Time To Love Yourself
Masturbation is a natural human function, and has a number of benefits: If you are one of those people who are fortunate enough to work from home, this is a great time to include masturbation into your work day, which is probably what most people didn’t envision. It’s your personal workout, which demonstrates that not all work outs are equal.
- reduce stress.
- release tension.
- enhance sleep quality.
- boost concentration.
- elevate mood.
- relieve menstrual cramps.
- alleviate pain.
- improve sex.
Some people may feel guilty about masturbating because of cultural, spiritual, or religious beliefs. Masturbation is neither wrong nor immoral, but you may still hear messages that self-pleasure is “dirty” and “shameful.”
If you feel guilty over masturbating, speak with someone you trust about why you feel this way and how you can move past that guilt. Therapists that specialize in sexual health may be a good resource.
Here is a link for women that provides more discussion about body chemistry,exercise and human sexuality.<https://www.self.com/story/13-reasons-every-woman-should-masturbate-besides-the-obvious>
Fortunately, many of our customers have availed themselves of a number of lubricants, oils, and pleasure objects (Toys). We’re featuring some of them within this post. You can use the links within our site to examine some of the choices that best meet your needs.
Love In The Time of COVID19-FOR THE GUYS
Despite what you see on Pornhub, where the participants use spit (saliva) as a lubricant, it’s just not reliable to lube up this way; it contains bacteria which can lead to sexually transmitted infections between partners. Is isn’t slippery, tends to dry quickly, and can be irritating.
“I”m Masturbating From Home Today” Said nobody to their boss…ever,probably.
Since you may actually be working from home in the coming months, you can actually say this with a straight face.
Use something that is actually designed to enhance masturbation, such as Bucked Smokey Wrangler Masturbation Cream, with a manly leather scent. It provides a great “Hand Gallop”, and you’ll be be able to hear every little “squelch”. There is also an “Unscented” version. Read the label: For external Use Only.
For those who prefer to give their prostate a quality work-out, try the LELO “Billy”
LELO Billy is a gentleman’s prostate massager ideal for exploring a more energetic sensation within.With an ergonomic design perfectly suited to the male form,he offers sustained control through five different stimulation mode.Such versatility achieves breathtaking results. Use Water-Based lubricant only.
If the buzz,thrust and strength of “Billy” isn’t for you, and you’re relative new to anal probes, check out the LELO “Bob”. This is a slimmer, hand-held version, so you won’t need a charger or USB port. You can self-handle “Bob”, or you can enjoy with a partner who will do that for you. Manual insertion will give you a better sense of control.
If you are new to Anal Love, try using Intimate Earth Anal Relaxing Serum as a starter. “Daring” for him. “Adventure” for her.
Little Helpers:Wet® Uranus Silicone Lubricant; Shunga Silicone Lubricant
Love In The Time of COVID19 Means Exercisers & Pleasure
Sex Doesn’t Stop
We have a number of Pleasure Objects available for women, and some that fall into the “Unisex” categories.
A number of these can be found on our Toys and Massagers page, and include a number of LELO products at the higher end of your budget (such as luxury vibrators, Kegel weights for pelvic floor exercises, and G-spot massagers). Use Water-Based lubricants only on surfaces that are covered with silicone.
As well, we have included a range of hand-held, non electronic and non-vibrating quality glass dildos/pleasure objects. You will see these listed as “Icicles”, and are available in a number of textures,thickness and length.Use these and enjoy the quietness and ease of use. Easier to clean too. You can use either water-based or silicone-based lubricants with these. Heat them up or cool them down.Use for your quality alone time or with a partner.
Don’t Forget The Lubes
Love In The Time of COVID19 Means Staying Lubricated
Whether you are practicing isolation as an individual, or with an equally-isolated partner. taking the time to explore your intimate areas more, you’ll be further ahead in the please and “wetness department” if you select a lubricant that best meets your needs.
Shunga-Toko plain or flavored (Made In Canada)
Swiss Navy-Plain or flavoured
Wet®-Flavoured/Desserts; Femme (Made especially for women)
Shop From Home to Get Your Chocolate Chip, Donut-flavored and Pie A La Mode Lubricants . Up your Oral sex activities with your isolation-partner.
Silicone Based Lubricants
Shunga-Toko Silicone Lubricant
Shunga-Toko Organic Formula Lubricant
Isolation With A Partner
Much of the focus on our site, specific to the use of condoms, focuses on safety and protection against STD’s and STI’s. (Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Sexually Transmitted Infections). However, if you are practicing isolation WITH a trusted partner to prevent the spread of COVID19, you may want to consider the possibility of an unwanted pregnancy later in the year. If your female partner does not have the same access to birth control medications that she would normally have, then it would be a good idea to keep a selection of condoms on hand. Even during this difficult time of isolation, partners are continuing to purchase condoms that best suit their needs.
We won’t provide the specific links to products here, since they would be too numerous to list. We’ll leave it to you to search out what you need via our Search toll at the top right hand of each display page.
Any way you cut it…Everyone Could Use a Little Love right Now.
Be Calm. Be Kind. Be Safe
Love In The Time of COVID19
Here is a link provided by the B.C. Centre For Disease Control (CDC) which provides additional information about isolation.