There are those who would have you believe that the secret to a great sex life lies in expensive, complicated contraptions and accessories. Sure, a sex swing or a gold-plated anal plug (yes, they exist) might put some spice in the bedroom. But let’s be honest: They’re just objects, and while they might play a role in helping you find sexual fulfillment, there's a whole lot more to it than that. Like many things in life, the things that are essential to great sex come free of charge. Things like openness, complicity and self-love can never be boxed and bought, but that doesn't mean they're easy to come by. Here are 10 simple, free sex-enhancing tips I've learned. Do you have more? Send them our way!
Remember that first kiss with someone you really, really wanted in your bed? How electrifying it felt, how it made your body melt? Locking lips is more than a simple sign of sexual interest. According to research by psychologists and neuroscientists, kissing can transmit chemical and genetic information about the compatibility of partners, as well as increase oxytocin, the bonding hormone. The lesson: make out often and make out a lot!