Jo Divine Magazine

Sexploration

Feeling kinky? This is the place to read about people's real sexual feelings and experiences. Click here to see all Sexploration articles.

Would you watch your partner have sex with someone else?

Eleni Peitho, Feb 01, 2021

Eleni writes about watching your partner or being watched having sex with another person, emphasising the importance of honesty and open-mindedness, a solid base, communication, mutual respect and consent, clear boundaries and being aware of couple priviledge. "The most important thing is finding what works for you and, of course, having fun!"

The Taboo World of Spanking

Alice Hunter, Oct 29, 2020

Alice Hunter shares her in-depth guide to spanking. From tips to making it feel pleasurable for both partners to different levels of impact, sensory touch and the non optional aftercare Alice's advice will help sate your curiosity about this often considered taboo adult pleasure activity.

Playing Doctors and Nurses: Medical Fetish and How to Do it

Alice Hunter, Oct 16, 2020

Alice Hunter shares her in-depth guide to medical fetish play. She takes you through what it can entail, what you might want to experiment with and how to do this safely. "If in doubt, don’t do it. Lots of fun can be had talking about it, saying you are going to do it, looking at the equipment, pretending to do it, and actually doing nothing".

Vanilla Ice & Coldplay: Ice play, why to try it and how to do it

Alice Hunter, Aug 27, 2020

Alice Hunter shares her in-depth guide to keeping your cool during hot weather with helpful tips about ice and cold play. From using skin safe ice and temperature safe sex toys, to cold food play, all you need is your imagination. As Alice says,"ice play and cold play fit beautifully with sensory foreplay for even the most vanilla of libidos".

The building blocks of BDSM relationships (and how they relate to everyone)

Eleni Peitho, Jun 04, 2021

Eleni elaborates on some of the most important components of BDSM relationships, and how they are relevant to everyone.

The ultimate facial: Why to try it, and is it really good for your skin?

Alice Hunter, May 21, 2021

Alice Hunter shares her expert opinion about the ultimate facial, why to try it , and is it really good for your skin? "Should you try a facial? Absolutely. If you both want to. Love it or hate it, it’s an experience".

Latest Articles

Welcome to the Jo Divine Magazine. We have an unrivalled collection of articles on everything from sexual health, toy reviews to kink and sexual exploration.

A Steamy Spa Date

A Steamy Spa Date

Eleni takes us on an intense first date, to a sexy spa in Germany.

Menopause and Libido

Menopause and Libido

Struggling with low libido? Taking HRT and testosterone can help, however, low hormonal levels may not just be the only reason your libido is low so take a look at your sexual health, relationships, lifestyle work and family life as these can all affect your sexual desire and arousal.

The building blocks of BDSM relationships (and how they relate to everyone)

The building blocks of BDSM relationships (and how they relate to everyone)

Eleni elaborates on some of the most important components of BDSM relationships, and how they are relevant to everyone.

Sexual Health

Don't let health problems stop you from having a great sex life - find out how to combat them here. Click here to see all Sexual Health articles.

Recurrent Thrush : Why Does It Keep Coming Back?

MJ Sohal, Jan 15, 2021

MJ writes about her experience of having recurrent thrush, the common causes including intimate hygiene practices, use of poor sexual lubricants and what you can do to prevent it and alleviate symptoms.

Living with Pudendal Neuralgia

Samantha Evans, Nov 08, 2020

Women are often told their pain is "all in their heads" - Marion Jones was one of those women. She has Pudendal Neuralgia and kindly shared her journey to get a diagnosis, numerous treatments and her experience of living with this painful pelvic condition every day.

Sex and Breast Cancer

Samantha Evans, Oct 01, 2020

Understanding what is happening to their bodies, simple changes to the way in which they see themselves and how they have sex can benefit the sex lives of women after breast cancer and help them to enjoy a fulfilling relationship again.

Student sex

Samantha Evans, Sep 13, 2020

University is a great time to experiment sexually, and there is an assumption that students are having the most and best sex. However, this isn't the case! We take a look at how students can improve their sex lives and take charge of their sexual health.

Menopause and Libido

Samantha Evans, Jun 11, 2021

Struggling with low libido? Taking HRT and testosterone can help, however, low hormonal levels may not just be the only reason your libido is low so take a look at your sexual health, relationships, lifestyle work and family life as these can all affect your sexual desire and arousal.

Sex, Myths and The Menopause

Samantha Evans, May 12, 2021

"As someone who helps many people enjoy great sex during and post menopause I want to dispel the myth that your sex life will stop or it just will not feel as good". We have plenty of practical advice, tips and products recommendations so you can discover what works for you and enjoy amazing sex.

Sex Tips

Get better in the bedroom! Click here to see all Sex Tips articles.

How to have an orgasm

Megan Barnett, Mar 03, 2020

With sex education often focusing on the biological aspect of sex rather than pleasure, young and older people alike are missing out on information that will help them to achieve or give their partner an orgasm.

Secrets of oral sex: Performing oral on a penis

Alice Hunter, Feb 10, 2020

An in-depth guide to being great at giving oral sex to a person with a penis. From tips to making it feel great for both partners to practising safe sex, her advise will drive anyone with a penis crazy with pleasure.

What’s great about anal?

Alice Hunter, Oct 01, 2019

What's great about Anal? Alice Hunter shares her tips and advice about enjoying anal play so you can discover just how pleasurable exploring this new and highly senstive erogenous zone can feel.

Overcoming Common Male Sex Fears

Samantha Evans, May 24, 2019

Many of mens’ sex related fears are simple to overcome, they just need to stop putting pressure on themselves, talk to their partners and start enjoying realistic sex.

9 Ways Sex Can Help You Beat The January Blues

Megan Barnett, Jan 07, 2021

January may be gloomy, with Blue Monday said to be the most depressing day of the year, but one sure way to boost your mood is to have sex!

How to take charge of your wellbeing

Megan Barnett, Jan 07, 2021

We all feel lethargic from time to time, and life's stresses can negatively impact upon all aspects of our personal lives, including our relationships. It's time to take charge of your overall wellbeing and give your sex life a boost!

Perspectives

Sometimes silly, sometimes serious, Perspectives is where our writers run free with their ideas and opinions. Click here to see all Perspectives articles.

Breast Cancer and Confidence

, Oct 25, 2019

Darls shares her honest experience of breast cancer and regaining her confidence, including intimate details of her journey, some sad, some very funny. In sharing this she wants people to know you are not alone, help and support is available.

Love your Labia: How to get the perfect vagina that you and your sexual partners will adore

Alice Hunter, Oct 11, 2019

Alice Hunter explores the world of labia/vagina rejuvenation treaments and why we need to love our labia, no one needs to look like "Barbie".

Disability and Accessibility on the Swinging and Kink Scenes

Alice Hunter, Aug 22, 2019

We highlight the issue of accessibility of the kink and swinging scenes for people who have a disability, either visible or hidden.

My Fake Boyfriend

Alice Hunter, Mar 22, 2019

Alice Hunter talks about the pros and cons of having a "fake boyfriend".

Promiscuity vs Sexual Empowerment

Eleni Peitho, Nov 09, 2020

Eleni writes about the difference between promiscuity and sexual freedom, sharing her views, that of others and her own personal experiences too. "Be aware, be conscious in your decisions, wake up revelling in the delicious encounter you had, because you did it deliberately and you know you were safe".

Consent Is Sexy

Eleni Peitho, Oct 08, 2020

Eleni writes about the reasons why we struggle with consent within our sexual relationships yet "Sex is also most fun for everyone when everyone involved is consenting and — therefore — enjoying it".

Sex Toy Tips

Get the most out of your toys! Click here to see all Sex Toy Tips articles.

Pulsators vs Vibrators

Megan Barnett, Aug 31, 2016

Pulsators are intriguing products that are a technological innovation in sexual pleasure. However, are they better sex toys than classic vibrators? We take a closer look.

Rocks Off Kama Blue

Staff, Aug 10, 2015

All about the Kama Blue

Rocks Off Slinky Pinky

Paul Evans, Aug 10, 2015

All about the Slinky Pinky

Sex Toys and Disability

Samantha Evans, Jul 17, 2015

Having a disability does not mean the end to your sex life. There are many ways in which to continue enjoying sex and by using your imagination, creativity and incorporating sex toys, bondage and lubricants into your sex play, you can still enjoy amazing sex.

9 Ways Sex Can Help You Beat The January Blues

Megan Barnett, Jan 07, 2021

January may be gloomy, with Blue Monday said to be the most depressing day of the year, but one sure way to boost your mood is to have sex!

How to take charge of your wellbeing

Megan Barnett, Jan 07, 2021

We all feel lethargic from time to time, and life's stresses can negatively impact upon all aspects of our personal lives, including our relationships. It's time to take charge of your overall wellbeing and give your sex life a boost!

Buyer's Guides

New to sex toys? Need some guidance? Let us help you to that perfect purchase. Click here to see all Buyer's Guide articles.

Rocks Off Coco Review

Samantha Evans, Oct 05, 2018

Samantha reviews the Rocks-Off Coco, part of the Rocks-Off range of Opulent Pleasures. This 10 function waterproof bullet style vibrator is powered by one button control and comes in a deliciously feminine design.

CalExotics Inspire Vibrating Breast Massager review

Samantha Evans, Sep 14, 2018

Samantha reviews the CalExotics Inspire Vibrating Remote Breast Massager. This silky soft massager is supplied with a gorgeous compact remote control and has 10 functions and 5 speeds.

CalExotics Mini Marvels Marvelous Lover Review

Samantha Evans, Jul 06, 2018

Samantha reviews the CalExotics Mini Marvels Marvelous Lover, a gorgeous flexible double ended personal massager.

Jil Ava Review

Samantha Evans, Jul 03, 2018

Samantha reviews the Ava by JIL, a stunning flexible dual motor Rabbit vibrator, designed with precision using new advanced silicone flex technology, perfect for any body shape.

Sexy Stocking Fillers

, Dec 09, 2018

Looking for the perfect unique gift? Look no further than our sizzling list of sexy stocking fillers that are sure to put a smile on your partner's face this Christmas!

Rocks Off Enigma Review

Samantha Evans, Dec 07, 2018

Samantha reviews the Rocks-Off Enigma Rabbit vibrator. This 10 function waterproof flexible rabbit vibrator is ergonomically designed, making it so easy and comfortable to hold whilst the intensely powerful vibrations offer enduring sexual satisfaction.

Fact Or Fiction

There are a lot of historical myths and beliefs around sex: some of them have even survived in modern day culture. We think it's time to start busting them! Click here to see all Fact or Fiction articles.

Is Sex Better When You're In Love?

Samantha Evans, Sep 10, 2014

According to research by Beth Montemurro, associate professor of sociology at Penn State University, USA, sex is more satisfying for women when they are in love and in a committed relationship.

The Fifty Shades Effect

Samantha Evans, Aug 13, 2014

Did Fifty Shades of Grey have an effect upon the sexual activity of the nation or not? Following the release of the Fifty Shades trilogy, the increase in sales of whips, cuffs and bondage products indicated that people were becoming more sexually adventurous.

Choosing to have sex or not

Samantha Evans, Apr 17, 2014

Most information about sex is focused on having sex and how to make it feel great rather than not having it, but many people choose not to have sex for a variety of reasons. Find out more about them here.

Sex and Income

Samantha Evans, Apr 17, 2014

Sex is apparently like money: the more you have, the better you feel and if you are having more sex than your neighbours, that's even better. Research conducted by Professor Tim Wadsworth at the University of Colorado, Boulder, demonstrated how sexual frequency corresponds with happiness.

10 Common Myths About Women And Sex

Samantha Evans, Feb 27, 2017

We've all heard these things being said about female sexuality before, but are they actually true? Find out here!

Does the weather make you feel sexier?

Samantha Evans, Sep 02, 2015

We all know that we can feel 'under the weather' at times, but does the weather really affect the way we feel and can it make us feel sexier?

Jo Divine's Secret Diary

Who is Jo Divine? Uncover the steamy secrets of her sex life, experiences with new toys and more in her personal diary. Click here to read Jo Divine's Diary.

Forbidden Fantasies

Jo Divine, Dec 08, 2016

Having returned from her weekend away, Jo still has Sophia very much on her mind. But what will she do when she's reunited with her husband?

An elegant encounter

Jo Divine, Nov 22, 2016

Would Jo be tasting more than just the fruity flavours of her drink during the wine tasting?

Culinary explorations

Jo Divine, Nov 15, 2016

On a culinary weekend away, it was more than just the heat from the kitchen that was getting Jo hot under the collar.

Steamy showers

Jo Divine, May 26, 2016

Left to her own devices in a city hotel room, things began to get a little steamy for Jo when a mystery guest set her heart racing.

Captivating Caresses

Jo Divine, Jan 15, 2018

Jo's been invited around to Sophia's house for their second date. Will she be able to relax and enjoy her company?

Dinner For Two

Jo Divine, Apr 07, 2017

With Mr Divine away on business, Jo decided to bite the bullet and invite Sophia over for dinner. Would there be more than a meal on the menu?

Bathmate Hydromax Long Term Review

Bathmate Hydromax are a superior brand of penis pumps. Our intrepid reviewer lets you know the highs and lows of using a Bathmate Hydromax. Click here to read the Bathmate Blog.

To The End of Week 1 (Days 4-8)

Staff, Jul 07, 2014

The final few days of my first week with a Bathmate Hydromax penis pump.

A Summary of using the Bathmate Hydromax for 1 week

Staff, Jul 07, 2014

An overview of my impressions of the Bathmate Hydromax after using it for one week.

Day 3: Bathmate Video Star

Staff, Jul 01, 2014

I take the Bathmate back to the bath and have some fun with a video camera and a stop-watch!

Day 2: Into The Shower!

Staff, Jun 30, 2014

I take my Bathmate Hydromax into the shower for the first time - and find things a little harder than I expected (pun intended!).

Week 7 - Continued Progress

Staff, Aug 18, 2014

Not much to report except continued progress.

Week 6 - Working Again

Staff, Aug 11, 2014

Bathmate Hydromax is working again.

Our Authors

We have some top writers producing content for Jo Divine. Click here to see all our authors.

Megan Barnett

Megan Barnett, Feb 10, 2015

About Megan Barnett.

Lauren Moore

Lauren Moore, Feb 05, 2013

About our in-house journalist and features writer. Lauren Moore.

Nicci Talbot

Nicci Talbot, Dec 06, 2012

About sexual health writer and journalist, Nicci Talbot

Eleni Peitho

Staff, Jan 22, 2021

About Eleni Peitho

Julie Sale

Julie Sale, Aug 20, 2020

About Julie Sale