Monthly Archives: July 2008

Sex After Paralysis

Someone asked me a question about sex after paralysis recently. There is no right or wrong way to have sex after a major reduction in mobility. Sex will be different, but people with disabilities can and do enjoy satisfying sex lives – it’s all about finding the approach that works best for a couple.

Here are some things to bear in mind: Continue reading

Natural Aphrodisiacs

Some men – and a good few women – are not averse to taking Viagra to give their sex lives a little extra spice even though they don’t really need it. Personally I’ve always been wary of buying prescription drugs over the net, as this can be very dangerous. Here’s a smart alternative. Holland and Barrett have a range of natural products created to enhance your libido. These include Horny Goat Weed (available in male and female varieties) which is believed to naturally improve libido; Damiana Leaves which were originally used by indigenous cultures of Central America to improve libido and stimulate oxygen flow to the genitals to improve potency; and Muira Puama, known as ‘potency wood’ which was used by Brazil’s indigenous tribes as an aphrodisiac, to treat erectile dysfunction and to help maintain an erection.

My ex and I gave these a try. You can read the full HP article here.
Anyone for the Last of the Aphrodisiacs?

One size fits all?

For the most part condoms are a one size fits all kind of deal. But every now and again, this is less than ideal. Sized condoms may be difficult to find in your local chemist, but can be bought online. Try here.

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Smart Paddy stocks the Vitalis and Pasante ranges of condoms.

Vitalis condoms are available in an extra large size. These are great value for money at only €4.99 plus shipping.

Pasante condoms are available in large for a wide fit or trim for a narrow fit. A box of 12 will set you back €7.99 plus shipping.

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Lovehoney stocks the Pasante condoms and Lifestyles condoms.
Lifestyles Snugger Fit Condoms are shorter and narrower than the average condom. These cost £2.99 for a pack of 3.