How every relationship can benefit from sex toys

You don’t have to follow in the footsteps of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele to have a little fun experimenting in the bedroom! Sex toys can add a whole new dimension to your relationship and make your bond that much stronger, believe it or not.

Better sex

What couple doesn’t crave even more enjoyable sex!? “Everyone could use more sex — it’s a good thing,” says Stacy Rybchin of My Secret Luxury. “Sex toys help couples to spice things up and have a variety of exciting experiences in the bedroom. If your sexual attitude is playful, then your sexual relationship will be more satisfying.”

Extra orgasms!

Did you know that about 75 percent of women can’t reach orgasm through penetrative sex and nearly 50 percent have faked the “Big O” at least once? According to Rybchin, it’s true! “If you use sex toys, your chances of reaching an orgasm increase dramatically. Most women need clitoral stimulation to orgasm. That’s why sex toys (vibrators especially) are an excellent way to help you climax.” And clearly, the best sex includes an orgasm for each partner, right?

No pressure

A lot of men may feel replaced and inadequate when sex toys are used in the bedroom; however, others feel that the pressure is off them to perform, explains relationship expert and author April Masini of This can definitely enhance your relationship. Go slowly. “If you think your partner is going to be nervous or reject your suggestion of using a sex toy, don’t pop it out of a box after you’re both naked. Start talking about it little by little in non-sexual scenarios, like over coffee in a coffee shop,” she suggests. “And don’t present it as an all or nothing proposition. There is nothing that feels more like sexual pressure than a partner who says, ‘OK, here’s what we’re doing next.’”

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