Sex in the bath or shower is a curiosity for many, and a 'would highly recommend it' for others. There's just something about getting down and dirty with a partner while getting clean at the same time.
However, if you've ever lived in shared accommodation then you're aware that access to the bathroom, and a clean one at that, can be limited at best. Don't let your living situation be a limit to your sex life, though!
Previously our student bloggers have covered The Best Responses To Noisy Housemate Sex, and Top Tips for Masturbation in Shared Accommodation; given the echo of the bathroom and the splashing that can come with it, it seems that discreet sex in the bathroom is an impossibility.
But where there is a will(y), there is a way, and by the end of this, you'll know just how to have mind-blowing sex in the bathroom.
On the 26th of March, Daylight Savings will begin and the clocks will go forward an hour. This means mentally adding on an hour to the clock in your car until October, because ain’t nobody got time for actually changing it.
For some people, Daylight Savings can mean less time for sex. If you are regularly forced to choose between fighting your housemates for the bathroom or missing the bus to uni, having morning sex may seem impossible.
And the same goes for evenings. You already have assignments coming out of your butt, you certainly don’t have time to be putting anal beads up there, too. Right?
Sex doesn’t have to come to a screaming halt just because we lose an hour on Sunday. The screaming and the orgasms just have to happen faster, so read on if you want to master The Quickie.
Ah, March, that dull month between rarely venturing out from your freezing cold flat and drinking in a sunny beer garden, when New Year's Resolutions are, for many, a distant memory.
For many (myself included) losing weight and toning up was on that list. However, for a number of reasons, maybe it hasn't happened, and you're still not feeling as sexy as you wish you could in the bedroom.
I like to think I'm a very body-positive person, and I genuinely believe in beauty at any size, but when it comes to my own body, I really struggle to put my beliefs into practice.
But, really, body confidence comes from accepting your body exactly as it is, rather than trying to make it into what you think everyone else wants it to be.
So, if you're looking for a boost to your sex appeal and sensuality this spring, we've got three easy tips for you that can help you love your body, and everything it does for you.
Instant attraction can be a wonderful thing. You lock eyes, there's an instant frisson that gets your heart pumping, and you begin to wonder what it would be like to take things further.
With consent and safety precautions in place (these are of the utmost importance, especially when dealing with someone who is essentially a stranger), there is no reason you two can’t enjoy a night of mutual fun.
However, even if they appear to be exactly the kind of person you're looking for, that doesn’t necessarily mean that going home with them is the best idea. I know that with hormones high, especially if it has been a while since your last sexual encounter, there is a temptation to ignore the signs and throw caution to the wind.
Unfortunately, this could end in a disappointing evening in some way. It can be hard to take a step back and evaluate the situation logically, but watching out for these warning signs will hopefully nip any potential for disappointment or disaster in the bud…
If you had asked me how many different types of orgasms there were when I was 19, I probably would have said “…there are different types?”.
Sadly, like many young women, the only type of orgasm I knew about back then was the kind I was habitually faking.
But then I bought my first sex toy, and started being more vocal about what I needed in bed, and, because of this, I’ve learnt that there are at least 12 distinct types of orgasms that women can have.
I’ve not had all of them yet, mind you. But to paraphrase my good friend 50 Cent, this year my plan is to get off or die trying.
If you, too, are curious about this kind of 'Dirty Dozen', then just keep reading to find out what they are, and how you can have them.
If like us you went to see Fifty Shades Darker for kinky inspiration (don't be shy, that's exactly why you went) then chances are you left the cinema with more than just leftover popcorn!
With an array of luxury sex toys to keep us fixated on the screen (as well as boobs, bums and heart-thumping sex scenes, of course) we were left more than a bit intrigued by what we'd just seen.
And just like your favourite member of a boy band, those who've seen the film all have a toy which they simply can't stop thinking about. (#DatSpreaderBarTho.)
So which one left you yearning for more? The silver balls? The spreader bar? Or those amaaazing masks?
Below, I've picked out my top 3 sex scenes from the Fifty Shades Darker movie and listed which toys you'll need to recreate authentic Christian and Ana roleplay at home.
Comment below and tell us which toy got your attention!
Remember this image from last year?
Well, this year, we transformed the photoshop wizardry into a real buzzing, munchable product. We really did! There is now a real box of choocolates, with a real vibrator in it, and you can buy it!
Now, it's all very well and good us putting a sex toy in a box of chocolates and telling you "Valentine's is sorted", what about everything else?
What about the lingerie? What if you want something kinkier? And how exactly does one gift a sex toy?
Panic not! Our resident sexperts are here to hold your hand and guide you through this gifting time to make sure your romant-kink ideas go off with a bang… Or several.
In this series of special Valentine's gift playlists, we cover everything, from the best lingerie to wear for date night, to how to ask your partner for kinky sex.
Oh, and let's not forget the chocolate box unboxing video. That you have to see!
Leather is an extremely popular material for bondage play because it's durable, comfortable and only gets better with age, but what if you don't like (or agree with) leather products?
With more and more people choosing to live a life free from animal-based products, it can be tricky to expand your sexual horizons without going against your beliefs.
The good news is change is happening, and it's happening quickly. Manufacturers are now realising the increasing number of vegan kinksters out there and are making excellent alternatives to leather to help you get your kicks, without feeling guilty.
So, whether you're giving Veganuary a go, are a vegan-lifestyle veteran or simply don't like leather, I've picked out our top vegan-friendly spanking tools for newbies, experts and all those in between.
Come back next month for my leather-free restraint recommendations.
2016 – possibly one of the craziest years on record! – is at an end and now we look forward to the adventure that will be 2017.
The start of a new year gives many of us a chance to take stock, re-evaluate and do some reflection on what happened in the previous year, and what we’d love to work on, try out or do just a little differently.
Some people can go a little overboard with their goals and resolutions, but remember, the year doesn't necessarily have to mean you should aim for a whole new you or a vastly new life.
If you had an awesome 2016, don’t feel like 2017 should have to be a complete turn-around in a new direction… keep heading on that awesome path!
That being said, of course no one’s life is perfect, and no one’s sex life is 100% flawless. Even if yours is 99% flawless, there is no shame in aiming for improvement and further experimentation, so I present some Sexual New Year’s Resolutions that don’t require a total sex life shake-up, but can still have a positive impact all the same…
The year 2017 is imminently upon us and everyone's minds are awash with resolutions, plans and goals for themselves and self-improvement.
So, naturally, we see this as the perfect time to add a little sparkle to your sex life as well!
To help with this we've compiled a month-by-month list of ways to spice up your sex life, keeping things fresh and interesting all year round.
With a theme for each month, this is the perfect jumping off point for invigorating your sex life - but don't feel the need to stop here, of course.
If there's a month that either doesn't apply to you, or that you just don't fancy, add your own and let us know in the comments below.