How to Beat Vaginal Dryness

One of my good friends talks about the symptoms of aging as if they were climate change. “Up here,” she says, pointing to her face, “it now rains all the time.”  “But down there,” she says, pointing to her vagina, “it is as dry as the desert.” Our vaginas, like the rest of our bodies,…

How To Get In The Mood

Your partner is feeling frisky but you aren’t. Or you really want to do it but you’re too tired or too stressed or too something else. Turn that downtown frown around with any of these MiddleSexy recommendations for getting yourself in the mood. 1)      Read or watch something sexy. Your favorite sex scene in print…

Sex Quickie: Why You Should Masturbate

In the last few years, the world has finally acknowledged that, yes, women do masturbate. (Loud cheering.) And we should. Often. There are many reasons why masturbation is beneficial to us. Here are some of my favorites: Masturbation feels good. Falls in to the use it or lose it campaign of anti-aging. Keep those vaginal…

Masturbation: The Name of the Game Is…

In this edition of Carnal Knowledge, MiddleSexy investigates nicknames for masturbation. Here are some of our favorites: Let your fingers do the walking A night in with the girls Climbing Mons Veneris Getting to know yourself Hitchhiking to heaven Making bubbles One-handed bridge Playing poker Doing the centipede shuffle Riding the unicycle Shucking the oyster…

The Porno Projector In My Head

In one of my favorite Judith Krantz novels (raise your hand if you learned about sex from reading Judith Krantz), the heroine’s sexual awakening is so intense that she needs to steal away from her office job to masturbate in the bathroom. I know this urge. I once made a long, boring train ride fly…

Sex Quickie: Masturbation How To

Masturbation. We all do it. But not everyone wants to admit to it. Whether you admit it or not, here are a few things that will help you in your quest for orgasmic self-love. Set the mood Whether it’s lighting a candle in your bedroom or taking a warm bath, make your environment conducive to…