1. Lovehoney Sexpert Interview Dr Shannon Chavez

    Dr. Shannon Chavez Qureshi, PsyD, CST is a nationally recognized expert, therapist, and educator specializing in "all things sexuality" including help for men, women, and couples, the treatment of sexual disorders, sex education for conservative religious and cultural groups, sexual trauma and abuse, and compulsive behaviors surrounding love, romance, and sex.

    She is a Licensed Psychologist in California (PSY26924) and Arizona (4290) and has a private practice in Beverly Hills, California where she works with individuals and couples (of all genders and orientations) to address sexual concerns and build sexual awareness through therapy, coaching, and education.

    Dr. Shannon is also a national speaker on women's sexual health and has been featured on major news, radio, and television programs as a sex and relationship expert. She has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Glamour, HuffPost, Refinery29, Prevention, Reader's Digest, Shape, Women's Health, Men's Health, Latino Perspectives, and Self Magazine, and is a frequent contributor to the websites SheKnows.com, Kinkly.com, and SimplySxy.com.

    She wrote a guide for clinicians on the treatment of love addiction through the use of attachment-oriented psychodynamic therapy, proving she has actually "written the book on it"! She earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Master's degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

    She completed a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Institute for Sexual Health in Beverly Hills, California treating sex addiction-compulsivity and sexual dysfunction.

    Dr. Shannon Chavez is an active member of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH), the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

    Position of the week: Lock 'n Rock

    New year, who dis?

    In this week's YouTube video, we're taking a look back over the best bits (and bloopers) from 2018.

    Reckon we missed a classic moment from one of our vlogs? Comment below and tell us your favourite video from 2018.

    Happy New Year, from all of us at Lovehoney!

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    8 Things That Happen During Sex (That No One Tells You About)

    Sex is great.

    It can also be weird, gross, cringey – or all of those things combined.

    Don’t let a minor embarrassing moment ruin your sexytime, it happens to everyone at some point in their lives, and it’s not the end of the world.

    Laughing about it with your partner and moving on is the best way forward, and if you know what to expect, it can make laughing it off a little easier.

    Here are 8 things that can and will happen during sex which no one ever tells you about.

    Lovehoney Sexpert Interview Dr Jenn Gunsaullus

    Dr. Jenn Gunsaullus is a sociologist, sexologist, sex coach, and frequent speaker about sexual consent, healthy relationships, body image, erotic play, sexual health, and mindfulness.

    She has presented two TEDx Talks, is a writer on sex and relationships, and a recurring intimacy expert on the San Diego morning news.

    Dr. Jenn is also an active philanthropist and the founder of World Sexual Health Day: San Diego and on the executive team for Sex Positive San Diego.

    Her In the Den with Dr. Jenn educational video series has 1.5 million hits on YouTube and she is an expert in the documentary on masturbation called Sticky: A (Self) Love Story.

    Position of the week: The Can-Can

    This week, we made Roy read us cards from the Lovehoney Oh! Talk Dirty Sex Game (alongside a few terrible 'Dad Jokes') in silly accents. The task? Don't laugh!

    See how we got on in this weeks sex vlog as we play our very own version of 'Innuendo Bingo'!

    5 Ways Lingerie Can Make You More Confident

    One of the biggest misconceptions that people have about lingerie is that you need a certain type of body for it.

    In the past, I was definitely guilty of thinking I needed to look like a Victoria’s Secret Angel to even think about rocking a corset or garters.

    But – newsflash – this is total B.S.

    It’s 2018, and time to stop believing that you can only wear sexy lingerie if you’re a certain size with no cellulite or stretch marks.

    Lingerie is for everyone, whatever your appearance or gender identity.

    In fact, wearing lingerie can make you more confident.

    ‘How?’ you ask.

    Well, here’s my roundup of the 5 ways that wearing lingerie can give you the confidence boost that you deserve both in the bedroom and outside of it.

    Lovehoney Sexpert Interview Sandra Daugherty

    Sandra Daugherty punches sexual shame in the face. The sex educator is a firm believer in the right to healthy intimate experiences and the skills that get us there.

    Sandra is known the world over for her podcast, "Sex Nerd Sandra." At once irreverent and educational, the show has earned a top spot on iTunes. Its loyal listenership (over 14 million downloads) is vocal about Sandra's impact, describing her as "inspiring" with "contagious enthusiasm" and an "awesome nerd-like ability that [she's] not afraid to show."

    Her weekly podcast has run since 2011 under the Nerdist Industries banner with no end in sight.

    Her professional journey began in 2009 normalizing sexuality through sex-positive workshops and she continues to teach as well as appearing across other platforms including web and TV shows, podcasts, documentaries, panels, lectures, personal coaching and consulting.

    Her background in cultural anthropology, philosophy, and broadcast journalism provide crucial lenses through which she views her work. Sandra has completed the comprehensive sex educator training program provided by San Francisco Sex Information (SFSI), attends professional conferences and workshops regularly, and is passionately committed to creating a safe space for each person's unique intimate needs.

    Her methods include heavy doses of physical comedy, playful insight, and surprising disclosure.

    Position of the week: Reverse Cowgirl

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