How to Choose...

How to choose a lubricant

Published: Dec 6 2007
Download a free PDF version of this brochure Dear Dr. Myrtle, I see ads for personal lubricants but they don’t explain much. What should I know about a lubricant before I buy one? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Lubricants increase pleasure. Your genital...

Oils as Sexual Lubricants: pros & cons

Published: Jun 2 2006
Dear Dr. Myrtle, Can’t I use oil as a sexual lubricant? Maybe. Oils are lubricants, and some people use them as sexual lubricants without any problem whatsoever. As long as you know yourself, your needs, and the potential issues involved, you may be able to use oils sexually. But before you do, consider all of the facts. The Oily Debate ...

Female Condoms

Published: May 9 2006
Dear Dr. Myrtle, What can you tell me about the female condom? Structural Details of the Female Condom The female condom is made up of a long polyurethane sheath that lines the walls of the vagina and is anchored at each end by flexible polyurethane rings. The ring at the closed end rests over the cervix (like a diaphragm or cervical...

Harness for really small hips?

Published: Oct 14 2008
Dear Sex Counselor, I have a very small hip size (24")... its hard for me to find a strap-on harness that will work. I am looking for one that will fit me "perfectly". Do you have any that will fit me? There are a few that could work: The Pleasure Principle is a very adjustable harness that will go to the size you need, and offers...

What's good for body massage and safe to use as a lubricant?

Published: Oct 8 2008
Dear Sex Counselor, I like to give my partner whole-body massages, and they sometimes lead to intercourse. I know oils don’t make good sexual lubricants (and that they can make holes in condoms). Are there any products I can use for massage and for sexual intercourse? It’s a dilemma. We don’t recommend using massage oil on the genitals,...

Harness size chart

Published: Oct 14 2008
Dear Sex Counselor, There are so many harnesses ... how do I choose one that will fit me? In general, you should measure your hips or waist (wherever you want to wear the harness) and use that measurement to choose a harness that fits you. Our harnesses are sized as follows:   Hip Harnesses Hip or Waist...