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Sportsheets: Keeping Couples Connected

Have you heard of Sportsheets? If you’ve already heard about them, then you know why we can’t stop talking about them. If you haven’t heard of them, we’re going to show you what you’ve been missing!

Sportsheets is the go-to brand for soft bondage and sexual positioning tools for beginners and bondage aficionados alike!  The award-winning manufacturer prides itself on innovation and quality. For example, the newly announced plus –size line, Edge (in select stores soon). Here, we’re going to share our favorite products and what people are saying about them!Heart harness

About the Heart Harness Red Silicone Dong

“I bought this a month ago. The wife loves putting it on and doing me. I have never seen her orgasm so much and get so wet. The size is perfect. Highly recommend this product to anyone who wants to spice up there night fun.” -Danny

“Just purchased this. Size is perfect and made sex lots of fun. Fun item to buy.” –Anonymous

About the Under the Bed Restraint System

“This one of my favorite things! #1. No one knows it’s there because it hides under your mattress! 2. It fits any bed. 3. The straps are soft and keep a tight hold, without cutting into your skin and they are easy to put on and take off…for the one in charge :D”- Anonymous

under the bed“I have a California King and this system accommodates to it great! Pull them to the sides of the mattress to keep your partner from moving at all or pull it to the bottom/top of the bed to allow some movement, but you can get really creative and have alot of fun with it. Go crazy!” – Anonymous

“My wife and I enjoy this a ton. My wife has some knee trouble and we can adjust it so that she can move her leg and still have the rest of her unmoving. Lots of fun.”- Scott

“My gal and I really like this system.. It adjusts really easy and like the fact that the cuffs are detachable for other areas of fun.. Thank you…”- Wayne

Sportsheets AwardsS&M

  •  Adultex 2014 Best Bondage, Restraints, and Positioning Range – Sex & Mischief
  •  Xbiz 2014 Fetish Pleasure Product of the Year – Expandable Spreader Bar – Sportsheets
  •  Xbiz 2014 Best Pleasure Product manufacturer- Sportsheets
  •  AVN 2014 Best Fetish Manufacturer- Sportsheets

What Do Women Want!?

There’s a new book getting lots of buzz, and it’s called What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire . In the book, author Daniel Bergner uses scientific research to back up his argument that female sexual desire is more complex than we could even imagine. When it comes to desire, Bergner states that desire starts in the same place for both men and women, but a woman’s desire declines more steeply than her man’s does. This deep, steep decline in desire is what contributes to why it’s so dang difficult to keep sex hot (or even just happening) in a long-term relationship. He says that society as a whole downplays the experience of women’s desire, arousal and orgasm.

The problem for men and for women is that magazines and mainstream media tell us that we’re supposed to continue having the same sex we had sex when we first met our partners. However, for most of us, after a year or two of all-out sex, the sizzle fizzles, and we start to scramble and search for ways to stroke the fires of (making) love. Read more

The Art of Gagging

Cock blocking is one thing, but when a cock blocks your air passage that’s a totally different story. While it’s socially acceptable to talk about the former, when it comes to discussing the latter, the act of gagging is something we all keep rather quiet about. Except back in 80’s, when Valley Girl was super cool and the phrase “gag me with a spoon” was popular. Even though it basically translated to “I just want to barf,” it brought gagging, as a concept, into the mainstream vernacular.

The fact that when it comes to sex, we’re rather quiet about gagging is somewhat ironic. Especially since gagging can be noisy and distracting.

On the one hand, gagging can be a total turn off during sexy times, and on the other hand it can be a hot part of oral sex. Gagging happens when something is shoved down, or gets lodged in, the back of our throat. It’s our bodies’ way of keeping us breathing. During sex, gagging most often (and loudly) occurs during the act of the blowjob. Gagging can also be a kinky part of hardcore play (think ball gag). Read more

Let’s Talk Taboo

I get asked a lot of questions, but the most popular question of all (like in a galaxy far away from all others) is all about anal, or as I like to say, “ur”anus. From how to do the anal, to why men like it, it’s as if every few minutes someone, somewhere has ass on their mind.

This is not a bad thing, although for many years ass and the things that go in, or come out of it, have been seen as very dirty indeed.

In an unscientific poll of people I know, I asked why anal sex is such a popular topic and why people thought I was still getting so many questions about butt play. A majority vote said it’s because anal sex is still taboo. And then there was the good point that whatever sex education is taught in school does not highlight (or even touch upon) the anus.

Taboo is cool. But there are lots of things that are taboo that are popular and still not talked about. So, let’s talk about them. Shall we?

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The Different Types of Relationships

Even before the Internet gave us Facebook, and Facebook gave us the “it’s complicated” relationship status, it seemed like relationships were black and white, and not 50 Shades of Grey. Truth is, romantic relationships have varied over the centuries, but now, thanks to reality TV and the interwebs, alternative lifestyles aren’t all that far out.
So, how can you frankly navigate the ocean of love?

(Serial) Monogamy: Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn

Monogamy generally refers to the marriage of two human beings in a committed relationship. The couple is expected to get all, or most, of their needs met (and definitely their sexual needs) from one another and no one else…ever. If that doesn’t work out, then in the words of Jay-Z, it’s on to the next one.

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Bondage for Beginners

When you think about bondage, do you think about being tied up or doing the tying?

Bondage isn’t just about restricting movement, although it IS about restricting movement. Bondage is also about experimenting with power, fantasy, pleasure, limitations, trust, vulnerability and letting go. Bondage is about limiting movement and feeling moved at the same time. Some people use bondage to keep their long term relationship feeling alive, and some people like the adrenaline rush of the power, or the struggle. Other people just like being restrained, and enjoy a little sensory deprivation every once in a while.

Whatever gets you going, bondage is difficult to do alone, meaning it requires a partner to help you get in, or out of, the places you’ll be tied. Sometimes it’s fun to be the one in charge (and doing the tying up), and sometimes its fun to let someone else be in charge (and get tied up), and it’s okay to switch that up. It’s also okay to prefer to be the active partner, or top, or the passive partner, or bottom. No matter what you like, bondage works best with someone you know, trust and can be open and vulnerable with. You need to know that your partner won’t hurt you, or leave you all tied up with no place to go. You want to know that you’re safe, which also means establishing a safe word…just in case.

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