A cute, gift-wrapped box arrives at your house. When you unwrap it, you find a beautiful sex toy - the one you've had bookmarked on your browser for months, in fact! Of course, the hand-written note is signed with love from your partner, and now that new toy is going straight to the charger because your evening just got real busy.
Sound familiar? Maybe, maybe not. But sex toys as gifts have been steadily rising in popularity over the last few years - to the point that you might be receiving sex toys from your favorite friends and not just your sexual partners.
Yes, sexual discourse has (finally) started to bleed into our everyday lives, and we are 100% here for it. (Open sexual discussions = better sexual satisfaction for everyone!)
You might be wondering why your partner chose to give you a sex toy. Do they think they're inadequate? Is this just supposed to be a hint that you both aren't having enough sex?
Well, no! While we know that some sex toy gifts are given with malicious purposes, the majority definitely aren't! In fact, most sex toys are gifted out of love for the receiver - and to make the receiver's life better!
So let's explore some of the reasons your partner might have used when they just bought you a sex toy: