Charyn Pfeuffer

Charyn Pfeuffer is a versatile print and digital writer specializing in food, travel and sex-positive topics. Over the past two decades, her work has appeared in more than 100 media outlets including Delta Sky, Marie Claire, National Geographic Traveler, Playboy, Refinery29, The Globe and Mail, The Washington Post, Thrillist and Travel + Leisure. She lives in Seattle with her rescue dog.
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Behold! A Comfy Menstrual Cup You Can Wear During Intercourse Behold! A Comfy Menstrual Cup You Can Wear During Intercourse Behold! A Comfy Menstrual Cup You Can Wear During Intercourse Behold! A Comfy Menstrual Cup You Can Wear During Intercourse


Menstrual cups have loads of benefits - and fans - but this one boasts an extra perk: comfortable, leak-free period sex.

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When it comes to sex, those with the best-laid plans finish first.

So, You're Having an STI Scare? Here's What to Do So, You're Having an STI Scare? Here's What to Do So, You're Having an STI Scare? Here's What to Do So, You're Having an STI Scare? Here's What to Do


A positive diagnosis can invoke shame, fear and concern about what to do. Here's how to handle it.

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When done right, anal can be glorious. We get some pro tips from people who've done it all kinds of ways.

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Getting next-level strong can mean better sexual control - and better orgasms.

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Not all fulfilling relationships are monogamous. Here's what the research has to say about it.

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These high-tech sex toys can interact with each other - but they're tons of fun on their own too.

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Unapologetically enjoying the company of younger partners doesn't warrant criticism, controversy or labels.

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When it comes to bisexuality though, there are a lot of myths and stereotypes that need busting.

Got a Vagina? Here Are 12 Things Your Medical Practitioner Wishes You Knew About Your Sexual Health Got a Vagina? Here Are 12 Things Your Medical Practitioner Wishes You Knew About Your Sexual Health Got a Vagina? Here Are 12 Things Your Medical Practitioner Wishes You Knew About Your Sexual Health Got a Vagina? Here Are 12 Things Your Medical Practitioner Wishes You Knew About Your Sexual Health


People are often embarrassed about any problems they experience 'down there.' Here are some things your healthcare provider wishes you knew.

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Just because you can use random, everyday items to get off, doesn’t mean you should. Here's what people tend to use - and why it's a bad...

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This highly under-rated erogenous zone pushes the same brain buttons as your genitals do. Here's how to stimulate them to orgasm.

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Our reviewer checks out the Starlet, one of the latest versions in Womanizer's line of suction-based sex toys.

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Need a little fodder for the spank bank? We got a few people to open up about the steamy fantasies they use to get themselves worked up.

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Getting tested for STIs regularly is important for anyone who's sexually active. At-home tests can make getting it done easier.

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These badass activists, feminists and all-around sex-positive people are the vanguard for sexual freedom.

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The best way to promote personal responsibility is to provide data-backed and science-based facts about sex. The current administration has...

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Squirting and not squirting are both normal. So let's all just chill out about it, OK?

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You know consent's important ... but how to approach it? Here's a step-by-step guide.

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A recent survey found that nearly half of people were interested in a kink, even if they haven't tried it. Here are 7 common kinky acts,...

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Is it collective shame? More new porn viewers? Or are people using porn as sex ed? We dig into the what might be behind this shift.

Polyamory Was the 4th Most Search Relationship Term on Google in 2017 - Here's Why Polyamory Was the 4th Most Search Relationship Term on Google in 2017 - Here's Why Polyamory Was the 4th Most Search Relationship Term on Google in 2017 - Here's Why Polyamory Was the 4th Most Search Relationship Term on Google in 2017 - Here's Why


In 2017, the idea of a relationship model beyond mating for life sparked the interest of Google users. We examine why - and what it means...

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Want to start the new year off with a bang? Here are 17 expert tips to inspire your sex life.

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With realistic, interactive virtual reality sex and porn on the horizon, it's hard to imagine the low-tech chat rooms where cyber sex began.

Do Swingers Have Better Sex? I Went on a Swingers' Retreat to Find Out Do Swingers Have Better Sex? I Went on a Swingers' Retreat to Find Out Do Swingers Have Better Sex? I Went on a Swingers' Retreat to Find Out Do Swingers Have Better Sex? I Went on a Swingers' Retreat to Find Out


Do swingers have better sex? Hard to say ... but they have a lot of very hot encounters.

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The narrative around sex and self-pleasure for young women is totally messed up. Here's how I'd rewrite it.

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The Magic Wand isn't small or discreet or even particularly quiet. It puts pleasure front and center. And that's a good thing.