Q&A

Every month we’re asked 100’s of sex questions in store, on the phone and by email. We answer each personally, but we thought you’d like to know too, so we share our answers here ( anonymously of course!)

Q&A: Get that ocean back in motion – how to combat vaginal dryness

Hello, I am in my mid-50s, out of a sexual relationship for over 5 years, and experiencing serious vaginal dryness (PAP smear exams are excruciating.) I am also a sex toy newbie, so I would appreciate advice on what vibrator to use. I don’t have any issues with orgasm — very easy — but I … Continue reading Q&A: Get that ocean back in motion – how to combat vaginal dryness

Q&A: I don’t orgasm during penetration – what can I do?

Hi Sh! I would like some advice if you can. I do not have orgasm by penetration, but I  do by clitoral stimulation. The strength and pleasure of the orgasm is vastly increased by penetration. Is there anything I can do to improve vaginal sex? Can you help me? Hello there, Many thanks for your … Continue reading Q&A: I don’t orgasm during penetration – what can I do?

Q&A: Is Coconut Oil Good For Sex?

My partner and I have been together for 4 years and have been enjoying a busy sexual life until last night, when I couldn’t penetrate her when we moved through to the bedroom. Before that she was fine, well lubed and happy, but when she was on the bed she said it felt like I … Continue reading Q&A: Is Coconut Oil Good For Sex?

Q&A: The Truth About Hymens & Sex

Hi Sh! Team! I’m from Indonesia. I am very interested in women empowerment, especially in sexual empowerment. I’d been brainwashed by my family’s custom and religion; leaving me sexually devastated cause I haven’t found a husband to channel everything yet. I actually had a boyfriend (whom I broke up with last August) that was interested … Continue reading Q&A: The Truth About Hymens & Sex

Q&A: Which Lube is Best for Me?

I am a disabled woman and am entering the menopause. Vaginal dryness is a problem and annoyingly I have an allergy to the crèmes recommended by the Drs. which have oestrogen in them so cannot lubricate for sex this way. I have been experimenting with a variety of over the counter non hormone lubricants to … Continue reading Q&A: Which Lube is Best for Me?

Q&A: I have No Interest in Sex

I’ve suffered from lichen sclerosis for several years (I am now 55) and have finally had successful treatment via the gynaecology team at the Royal Free, who recommended you. I have been using vaginal dilators to help improve elasticity, but the largest one is still uncomfortable to use and penetration by my husband is impossible.  … Continue reading Q&A: I have No Interest in Sex