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Articles here at the Cara Sutra sex blog cover the entire spectrum of sexuality, discussing everything pertinent to the world of intimate pleasure and romantic relationships. You’ll find a wealth of sex tips and advice to help you enjoy higher levels of stimulation and enjoyment whether you prefer to play solo or with a partner. Relationships and dating can be tricky areas to navigate successfully, so read up on real experiences here on the blog from both myself and expert guest authors who share their relationship advice.

If you’re ready for the decadently darker side of sex, peer into the world of bondage and spanking… you’ll find plenty of advice articles here for beginners all the way up to veteran kinksters. The kinky sex tips and BDSM articles are sure to help you enjoy not only breathtakingly exciting power exchange playtimes, but ensure you’re both completely safe and emotionally comfortable at all times.

From time to time I write about the sexuality themed highlights of the year, such as National Orgasm Day, International Women’s Day, Organic Intimacy Week, LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Movember and more. You’ll also find fun and helpful seasonal articles covering such themes as romantic gift guides for Valentine’s Day and Christmas, spicing up the Halloween season in a sexy way and enjoying some red hot summer loving.

My sex positive articles are entertaining as well as educational, balancing a light approachable tone with an in depth look at the heart of sex and sexuality. I hope you enjoy reading all my articles.

Special Effects & Flavoured Lubes 101: Your Complete Guide

Today, I'd like to discuss an extremely fun type of lube in more detail – sex lubricants which offer sensational intimate effects, plus lubes with mouth-watering flavours. Welcome to my special effects & flavoured lubes 101: your complete guide!
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Happy New Year 2021? Let’s Hope So…

With the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, including Europe and the UK, a lot of my plans last year – like many other people's - were forced to change. As this fast-spreading coronavirus necessitated a lot of personal restrictions, (as well as dropping a massive clanger on my sex life), most of those plans had to be completely cancelled. That's all the doom and gloom out of the way. What about this new year, 2021? 

Goodbye 2020 (And Good Riddance)

In my annual end of the year round-up post, I usually look back over the year as a whole and pick out the highlights as well as any challenges my family and I faced. There's usually a comparison between what happened through the year, and my New Year hopes and goals post from the January of that year. It's safe to say that 2020 has in no way resembled what I thought it would shape up to be when I wrote that positive outlook at the start of January. How naively hopeful I was. How blindly optimistic.

Sexy Christmas Lingerie Gift Guide & Sexy Santa Role Play Costumes

Lingerie consistently features in sexy Christmas gift guides & seasonal wish lists. What sort of sensual lingerie would make their eyes light up this year? I'm here to help – welcome to my sexy Christmas lingerie gift guide 2020! I'll be sharing some of my favourite sexy Santa role play costumes too... they're so fun and flirty, and a great way to sex up an adult Christmas Eve.

Sexy Christmas Gift Guide | Best Romantic Christmas Gifts

Giving the perfect Christmas gift you know they'll adore gives you a warm fuzzy feeling like (almost) nothing else. 'Tis the season of giving, so why not combine festive spice and evergreen romance by gifting your lover a decidedly sexy present this year? Baby, it's cold outside – but selecting from the raunchy choices in my sexy Christmas gift guide will ensure you're all aglow. You can find my top picks for the best romantic Christmas gifts in this ultimate festive gifting guide.

Where To Buy Sexy Advent Calendars This Christmas

If you’re looking for sexy advent calendars to sex up your Christmas, look no further. You’ve found the mother lode. I’m here to share with you full details of sexy advent calendars which you can use to both spice up the countdown to Christmas, as well as providing you with a pleasurable, stress-relieving alternative to the usual responsibilities that come along with the festive season.  

Hybrid Lubes 101: Your Complete Guide

In my recent overview article relating to the huge and diverse world of sexual lubricants, I talked about sex lubes in general, why they're fantastic, what not to use and briefly covered the various types. In this feature, I'd like to introduce one of those types in greater detail. Hybrid sex lubricants are relatively new to the sex lube scene -and are therefore at risk of being misunderstood and sadly avoided. Let's correct that today. Welcome to my hybrid lubes 101: your complete guide!

Halloween Sex Toys To Make You Scream With Pleasure

Welcome to your guide to frighteningly orgasmic Halloween sex toys! In this feature I'm going to showcase some truly scream-worthy vibrators, dildos, anal toys and more which are sure to go down a treat this Halloween –or any time of the year. If you've been looking for inspiration for a formidable sex toy for hair-raising personal pleasure, or an electrifying adult toy to share with your partner, you're in the right place.

Your Guide To Sexy Halloween Costumes & Lingerie

Welcome to your guide to sexy Halloween costumes & lingerie! If you’re struggling to decide between witchy, vampy or seductively feline dressing-up outfits for this spooky time of year, my saucy Halloween outfits 101 is here to help. In this guide you’ll discover a showcase of some breathtakingly sexy Halloween costume ideas, at great prices & with discreet delivery from your favourite online adult retailers.

I Took Myself On A Date -And It Was Everything I Needed

If you're feeling emotionally drained, like life is too busy, too noisy, too stressful, I'd thoroughly recommend enjoying a solo date. Before I took myself on a date last week it wasn't something that would have occurred to me to schedule in; plus, I didn't have my driving licence until late last year which made arranging time out by myself difficult if not impossible. Being away from home, away from the children and having got away on my own steam felt extremely healing for me. After the difficulties this year has posed, emotionally, mentally and with the physical/social restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic, taking myself on a date was exactly what I needed.

Oil-Based Lubes 101: Your Complete Guide

In my recent big guide to sexual lubricants, I looked at the huge and diverse world of lube. There are various types, each with their own pros and cons and recommended usage. Today, I'd like to take a closer look at oil lubricants in particular. What sort of oil can you expect to find in these lubes? What can you use oil lubes for – and what should you avoid? Welcome to my oil-based lubes 101: your complete guide!

How To Join The Mile High Club: Top Tips For Discreet Sex In The...

The Mile High Club is a source of endless fascination and speculation. How do people join this exclusive 'club'? More to the point, how do you join the mile-high club and get away with it? Does it even really exist, or are these airborne amorous adventures the stuff of myth and legend?

Silicone Lubes 101: Your Complete Guide

Recently, I wrote about the various types of sex lubes in my recent big guide to sexual lubricants. Today, I'd like to delve a little deeper into one of those types in particular, silicone lubricants. Why would you choose a lube which is silicone based? What can you use them for – and what are the pros and cons? Welcome to my silicone lubes 101: your complete guide!

Libido Lockdown: How Coronavirus Killed My Sex Life

2020. Year of dashed hopes, ruined plans, social distancing, covered faces, stress and anxiety – plus a renewed appreciation for the NHS and all keyworkers. How did you spend the COVID-19 lockdown? Did you use the time to slow down, listen to your needs, learn a new language, reach your peak of physical fitness, begin a new hobby or craft? ...me neither. I don't know anyone who did, to be honest.

Water-Based Lubes 101: Your Complete Guide

Water-based lubes are sexual lubricants with a formulation that has water as its main or 'base' ingredient. There may be various other components to the formulation, but water is the main one. As well as a descriptor of the main ingredient of these lubricants, the label 'water-based' helps to quickly and easily differentiate them from the various other types of lubes: silicone, oil-based, hybrid etc.

Sexual Lubricants 101: Your Complete Guide To Sex Lubes

LUBE. What is it? Who uses it? What are the different types? What is it used for? How and why is it used? Welcome to my big guide to sex lubes!

Handy List of BDSM Fetishes and Kinks: UberKinky Periodic Table of Kink

For those who would like a handy list of BDSM fetishes and kinks, I believe I've found a fantastic resource. The UberKinky Periodic Table of Kink provides an easy to understand, visual representation of the majority of the recognised BDSM activities.

Vibrators for Newbies: Vibrating Sex Toys for Complete Beginners

Vibrating sex toys are extremely popular, and the good news is that if you're actively looking to start or build on your own sex toy collection, you'll likely recognise a few types already. Traditional rabbit vibrators, for a start. Classic cylindrical vibrators with a twist base. Maybe you've heard about sports massagers becoming better-known for their orgasmic benefits – the famous magic wand vibrator. Today I want to introduce you to some fantastic options when it comes to vibrators for newbies.

Doxy Massager 101: Complete Guide To Doxy Wands, Vibrators & Sex Toys 

Doxy sex toys are some of my favourite self-pleasure tools. My love affair with Doxy Wands started back in 2013, when the very first, original Doxy Wand Vibrator was launched. Since then, the official collection has grown to include other styles of Doxy vibrators and pleasure toys. I wanted to collate all the information about the various products in the range together in one big information post; a complete guide to Doxy Wands. Welcome to my Doxy Massager 101!

Sexually Transmitted Infections Directory & STIs / STDs Symptoms List

There's just no way to discuss sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and make it sound sexy, but adult sex education is undoubtedly a necessity. If even the thought of having an STI makes you feel ill, then it's best to be in possession of all the facts so you can make sure you're sexually cleaner than a t-shirt at the end of a laundry detergent ad.