7 myths about sex toys that might affect your sexual happiness

7 myths about sex toys that might affect your sexual happiness

Sex toys have had a tough reputation. Many people believe that sex toys are just for single people, women, or couples who have reached a certain level of comfort with one another. But the reality is that sex toys can benefit everyone.

Is one of these myths affecting your sexual happiness? Read more to find out now! 

 

1. Sex toys are only for solo use

While sex toys can certainly be enjoyed alone, they can also be incorporated into partnered sexual activity, enhancing intimacy and pleasure for both partners.

Introducing sex toys into an existing relationship is, for some, a challenge. Read our ten tips on how to get your partner to love sex toys. 

Stick to these tips and your partner is going to love it. #CoupleGoals

  

2. Sex toys are only for people with "issues" or who can't find a partner
This is not true at all. Using sex toys does not mean there is anything wrong with you! 

People of all relationship statuses and sexualities can enjoy sex toys and be a healthy and fun addition to anyone's sex life. Solo or together. During a sex party or a threesome. You get the point, right? 

 

3. Sex toys are only for women
This is another myth that needs to be addressed. While most sex toys are marketed towards women, there are also many options available for men, including prostate massagers, masturbators, and cock rings. 

The conversation about sex toys and male adult pleasure is definitely changing. Indie sex toymakers play a significant role in creating sex toys for men that are more creative, appealing, and body-safe. 

 

4. Men enjoying anal sex toys are gay 
It is a common belief that men who enjoy anal play are homosexual. Unfortunately, this misunderstanding surrounding the topic leads to many men remaining uninformed about their own bodies.

However, it is crucial to understand that millions of males enjoy anal play daily. No matter who they choose to love. 

Anal play is for everyone to enjoy. 


5. Sex toys are only for people with "kinky" or "abnormal" sexual interests
This is not true. Sex toys can be enjoyed by people with all sexual interests, and there is no "normal" regarding sexual preferences.

As long as their is consent between all parties involved you are good to go.

And by the way, who doesn't want to explore or enjoy a kink or two? So, if you happen to be a person that enjoys fantasy sex toys adn want to explore this preference a bit more, then read our guest blog about exophilia.


6. Sex toys are dirty and unsanitary
As long as they are body-safe, adequately cleaned, and maintained, sex toys can be perfectly safe and hygienic. Following the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning and storing your toys is essential.

Not sure which sex toys are body-safe and which are not? This blog walks you through what materials are not safe in sex toys. 

Porous sex toys, made from jelly for instance, are a different ball game. These toys have pores and bacteria will build up over time. Yikes! It is said that your should replace o porous sextoy every 8 months or so. We suggest you never get them at all. 

If you want to properly clean your body-safe sex toys, here are some easy instructions on how to do this. 

 

7. Sex toys are expensive
While there are certainly some high-end sex toys on the market, many affordable options are also available. As a result, it's possible to find good quality and body-safe sex toys at various price points.

When shopping for Indie sex toys that are handmade, the prices are higher than when you shop for sex toys on AliExpress. One way to avoid high costs is to look for stock toys (toys that have already been made). Also, customizing your order makes them pricier. 

Is it a shame to buy cheap sex toys? Not at all. Sex toys are for everybody and every budget. Just know that there are some risks involved that can be averted. 

 

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