We've all heard the age old notion that sex is more pleasurable when you're in love.
While scientists and psychologists debate the connection between love and sex, experts agree that climax is reached more easily when you're around someone you trust.
Do you think sex is more pleasurable when you're in a committed relationship? Or do you find orgasms equally pleasurable with any partner?
To help you make up your mind, we're giving away a luxury Lelo Tiani Couples Vibrator (left) to one lucky reader. Simply comment below before May 24th to be in with a chance to win.
This remote controlled vibrator slips inside the woman's body to pleasure her internally and externally while he gets added sensation during sex.
Read on for the best reads about love and sex from the experts, which may help you see sex in a new way.
It's the world's most hotly-contested celebrity gossip, and the rumours show no signs of calming down. Since it was announced that Universal Studios and Focus Features acquired the rights to produce movie adaptations of record-breaking erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey, celebrity magazines and fan websites have been buzzing with speculation as to who will play kinky billionaire Christian Grey and his virginal lover Anastasia Steele.
There have been a string of false trails and supposed 'favourites', and now bookies are even taking bets as to who will land the dream roles, with many actors snubbing suggestions that they'll be in the movie due to its explicit content and expected levels of nudity.
But with no one really knowing any of the details, we're dying to know what your thoughts are about the upcoming Hollywood epics and how you feel about seeing the story played out on the Silver Screen.
Let us know your opinions by taking our Fifty Shades of Grey Survey and you could be in with a chance of winning the ultimate Indulgent Pleasure Bundle worth over £150.
This incredible Indulgent Pleasure Bundle includes:
This survey is now closed. The winner will be contacted via email.
First things first, introductions! I'm Lucy (known to all at Lovehoney HQ as Plum) and I work in the Content team. Some of you might have seen me pop into the forums now and then, received an email from me, or read the odd blog I've written. If not, then hello!
I have one of the best jobs in the world, and I’m very lucky to be able to write about sex and relationships all day long.
When I was approached by Bath-based Boudoir Photography studio Divine Divas and asked to arrange a special offer for Lovehoney blog readers, I was delighted. I was even more excited when I realised I was being sent off to try the experience for myself!
Thanks to the lovely Jo and Neill at Divine Divas, Lovehoney blog readers can enjoy the same experience I had (worth over £200) for just £25 - what a bargain! Plus, with £100 credit you're guaranteed to come away from your day with at least one delicious print to savour forever.
'But I don't live in the South West!' I hear you cry. Never fear, as Divine Divas are part of the Boudoir by Fresh group who have studios all over the UK, so you're sure to find a fabulous studio near you.
Now I've had the odd photo taken before, but something told me this was going to be a different experience altogether. Knowing this would be a little more intimate, I was looking forward to seeing what the studio would be like, not to mention how I would handle posing scantily-clad in my knickers for a stranger...
The fashionistas have spoken - sexy sheer clothing is the hot trend for Spring/Summer 2013.
That's right, what lingerie lovers have been sporting for years has finally made it into the mainstream fashion world, with couture designers like Moschino and Alberta Ferretti featuring sexy sheer pieces in their latest shows.
It's not difficult to see why sheer clothing has such an appeal. There's something so overtly erotic about a sheer-through dress that it's become a bedroom staple.
But the trend has finally extended to the catwalk and high street. That begs the question - would you ever wear sheer clothing in public?
To celebrate this sexy new trend, we're giving away aDreamgirl Black Diamond Butterfly Lace Bodystocking (worth £8.00) to one lucky winner.Available in regular and queen sizes, this stretchy sheer catsuit is sure to impress your lover. Simply comment below before May 17th to enter.
Read on for the latest on this sexy fashion trend.
It's no secret that here at Lovehoney, we're BIG fans of the G-spot.
We even have an entire section devoted to G-spot Vibrators - sex toys that are specially curved and shaped to seek out the elusive G-spot and make achieving G-spot pleasure a whole lot easier.
But it must be said that the G-spot can be controversial.
Located 1-3 inches into the vagina, it can be a tricky spot to locate and stimulate, but there are plenty of techniques and toys you can use to make things easier.
To help you discover the joys of G-spot play, we're giving away a Lovehoney 10 Function G-Whizz Silicone Vibrator (worth £10.00) to one lucky reader!
Simply comment below before May 10th to be in with a chance to win.
Read on for the best G-spot tips from around the web.
Each month we scour the Lovehoney Community Photo Gallery for our favourite photo of someone modelling Lovehoney's lingerie.
Amongst all the gorgeous photos uploaded during April, we saw a theme of lace emerging - whether a lacy body (like the winner, pictured left) or laced-up corsets as you'll see from our runners up.
Our winner this month is Lovable_Rouge with this utterly gorgeous photo of her modelling the Oh La La Cheri Lace Bodysuit.
Whilst we adore black and white photography, we were impressed to see a gorgeous full colour shot that managed to stay soft, uncluttered and well lit. We think she's knocked the spots of the real product photo, with her tumbling locks and beautiful pose.
We were also incredibly impressed with how she's preserved both her anonymity and her modesty (difficult in a completely lace garment!) in such a seductive way.
Lovable_Rogue wins a £100 Lovehoney Gift Voucher for this stunning shot.
Runners up get 2,000 Oh! Points added to their account to spend or save as they choose.
Read on to see the runners up and find out how YOU can enter our competition!
Each month we give you the chance to win £100!
All you have to do is upload a review of one of our sex toys - we choose our favourite to receive a £100 Lovehoney Gift Voucher. Runners up get 2,000 Oh! Points to spend or save.
Review of the Month
April's winner is RexTheDog with his in-depth review of the Pink Mouth Fleshlight (£40.00).
We love his practical advice and comparison with other products which hopefully helps our customers choose the right toy for them.
"Wouldn't it be nice if [the pleasure] lasted longer? How about a few minutes? How about half an hour? This is just what the designers of the Pink Mouth have managed to do. They've managed to produce a toy that gently takes you right to the brink of orgasm and allows you to stay just inside the pleasure zone. It's great. Don't be fooled by the Fleshlight's apparent simplicity; this toy is capable of delivering jaw-dropping pleasure."
Read the full review by RexTheDog.
It's no secret that virtual sex has become massively more popular in recent years.
Whether it's phone sex, cybersex or even sexting, it's never been easier to use technology for sexual satisfaction.
More people have access to an internet connection and a webcam than ever before, and dating websites have become the new normal.
The past year has seen sex toys get much more high-tech, too. From the Hello Touch to our very own Flash Vibrator, we've noticed a new wave of futuristic pleasure objects.
We're giving away a Lovehoney Flash USB Rechargeable Mini Vibrator (£29.99) to one lucky winner. Simply comment below before May 3rd to be in with a chance to win.
This high-tech, ultra-discreet vibrator looks just like a flash drive when it's charging on your computer.
As usual, we've scoured the best of the web for your Sunday morning viewing pleasure. Read on to find out more about virtual sex...
Football and sex: two of the nation's greatest obsessions.
But are they linked?
In the run-up to the FA Cup Final and with the UEFA Champions League Final being held at Wembley, all this football fever has got us thinking about what connects passion on the pitch with passion between the sheets (and before you say anything, we're hoping it's not biting).
Does the football score mean better sex for you and your partner? Lovehoney wants to know who you support, which TV pundits get you going and if Arsenal fans are sexier than Chelsea lovers.
Take our Frisky Football Survey, dish the dirt on The Beautiful Game and you could win one of 5 Lovehoney Thrust Realistic Male Masturbators (worth £39.99 each!).
Today is a very special day - it's our 11th birthday!
This has been a big year for Lovehoney - we released the Official Fifty Shades of Grey Pleasure Collection, created the world's most discreet vibrator and sold over 2 million insertable inches!
To celebrate 11 years of award-winning service, we're giving away a £25 Lovehoney Gift Voucher to one lucky reader! Not only that, but five runners up get a Lovehoney Powerful Pocket Vibrator.
To be in with a chance to win, simply comment below with a birthday message especially for Lovehoney.
Write us a poem, entertain us with your favourite Lovehoney moment or tell us how you're celebrating to be in with a chance to win.
We'll be picking our favourite comment on Friday, April 26th so you have an extra week to get creative.