W hile cleaning out my bedside table recently, I came across a couple of sex toys that had grown dusty from lack of use: a bullet vibrator I received for free that vibrates so hard I had immense difficulty shutting it off; and an off-brand Rabbit that made me feel like I needed to poop whenever I put it inside of me. As I gathered them up to toss in the trash, a light bulb went off: rather than sacrificing these instruments of pleasure to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, could I recycle them? After briefly scanning Google, the outlook seemed bleak. In short, there was no guarantee that your silicone dildo wouldn't just go to some dude who wants to sniff it. While some sex toy materials like stainless steel and borosilicate glass are recyclable in most facilities, if the toy has a motor, you're shit out of luck. Some e-waste places may accept a motor from a disassembled vibrator, but tearing those suckers apart is a task. Have a sex toy exchange with an intimate group of your closest friends and lovers. You can even clean them all together, just to make sure everyone did their due diligence.
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It can be unsettling thinking about your grandmother or grandfather having sex or, heaven forbid, using a vibrator. But your ancestors well, maybe not yours specifically, but someone's ancestors definitely used sex toys. Granted, their sex toys weren't made from the finest purple silicone, but they still got the job done. And isn't that all that really matters? Here's a brief look at sex toys throughout history — from the bizarre and hilarious to the straight-up genius. This bronze dildo with a ring attached to it perhaps to be worn as a strap-on?
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If you're in a relationship and looking to increase both pleasure and intimacy, consider experimenting with a sex toy created with partnered play in mind. Far from being a sign that your intimacy is somehow lacking, using pleasure products with your partner shows that you're open to exploration and adventure. Shopping for a toy together can even count as foreplay.
MakeLoveNotPorn, an online platform for real-life sex videos, is letting real-life couples test out sex toys and review them — and, yes, it's all caught on camera. Fun with toys : The MakeToytime Love Not Porn videos, unveiled earlier this month, let viewers along for the ride as couples test how certain toys are used and the kind of pleasure they deliver. After all, not all toys are created for the same purposes, Beall told Mic. You have to experiment with different settings before you'll hit on the one that works best for you Most importantly, the videos are all about "partner play," with the couples figuring out how to use them together. The best part?