As long as humans have been enjoying sex for pleasure, we’ve lusted after new ways to play and connect. But these last years have thrown us on a whole new ride of reimagining sex and intimacy… as well as serving up a massive dose of patience. With the world finally reopening this last year, what new attitudes and trends can we expect in 2023?
Latest Sex Trends: Adventure Sex
When the lockdowns came, sex tech answered. Remote play toys and apps helped maintain intimacy for every constellation of partners – from singles to long distance relationships. But just because restrictions have decreased doesn’t mean the surge in app use has – 2023 celebrates getting even more creative with enjoying app-controlled toys, but not necessarily at a long distance.
What’s hotter than watching your partner blush or squirm in pleasure from a secret toy you control? In 2023, creativity coupled with more in app developments takes tech savvy to tech sexy. We-Vibe recently launched their updated We-Vibe app featuring more sophisticated ways to connect. You choose how to make date night an adventure. Try pairing the We-Vibe app with the We-Vibe Chorus – a couples vibrator offering shared sensations for simultaneous orgasms. But before you get to the big O, make foreplay exciting and a bit risky. Using the app, control the intensity and patterns of vibration from across the table in a crowded bar. See how long cocktail hour lasts before you both rush home…
Of course, long distance intimacy is still a reality. The We-Vibe app makes video sessions interactive and intuitive with its feedback function for hot ‘from afar’ affairs. With remote toys and apps integral to the ‘new normal’, 2023 invites us to get those creative juices flowing…
Solo discreet fun – sex toy trends at home and beyond
Wearables have been a popular choice for those interested in playtime of a more risqué nature but now innovative tech has made them even more of a must-try. With app controls and even wearable panty vibrators, these are the hottest toys of 2023 for good reason.
People are discussing sex more openly than ever before. Topics like consent, preferences and even sexual health are now well and truly on the table. Long stigmatized as potential “mood killers” or even turn-offs, talking openly about your concerns before getting intimate is much more normalized now – to the benefit of everybody involved. The more discussion there is, the less room for misunderstanding or uninformed decision making.
Weed and Sex
While it’s been a popular pair for a long time, the widespread legalization of marijuana has meant that different strains are now so refined that some are specifically developed as sexual aids. While natural lubricants are an option, smoking is also supposed to encourage arousal and help get things started.
New Trends in Sex: Sexual Health Takes the Stage
STDs were once a total no-go topic, but now that the lines of communication around sex and intimacy are so much more open – it’s fine and even considerate to be upfront about STDs. Whether it’s discussing when you were last tested or what protection you need to use, intimate partners are more receptive than ever to talking about sexual health. And that’s a good prognosis for everyone!
Tantra has been a fairly well-known concept for a while… so what’s Taoism? As Dr. Cheryl Fraser outlines, taking steps to be fully in the moment and connect with your own body and your partner can have a huge impact on sex. Taoism is a fairly simple practice that focuses on extending pleasure by holding off from ejaculating and pampering the female energy as much as possible.