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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.

Boundaries & Consent: ‘is this really what you want?’

Boundaries and Consent: ‘is this really what you want?’

Sean Wright, Nov 10, 2023

In your relationship, do you say "yes" when you mean no? Read how having strong boundaries allows you more confidence in your intimacy and sensuality.

SUTIL Lubricants

SUTIL Lubricants

Staff, Nov 10, 2023

SUTIL is the best water based sexual lubricant you can use, it's longer lasting, feels natural, not intrusive and is made from botanical and organic ingredients that are so beneficial to your intimate health and pleasure

One Last Kiss

One Last Kiss

Elly Jones, Aug 05, 2022

Jo struggles with Mr Divine but cannot let Sophia go, she needs to see her one last time. “I couldn’t let that be our last kiss” I declared when I finally let her go. I’ll make it work. I can make this work”

My First Time Using A Strap-On

My First Time Using A Strap-On

Fido, Feb 21, 2022

Curious about using a strap-on? Then you'll enjoy this first time experience of using a strap -on.

Sexploration

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

How to Discover Your Dominant Side

Staff, Mar 19, 2021

Curious about having more confidence in the bedroom? Wish you could dominate your partner? The fabulous Sadistic Coach offers her expert advice about ways to discover your dominant side to help you "go forth, conquer, and most importantly, have fun".

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".

A Steamy Spa Date

Eleni Peitho, Jun 18, 2021

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

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.

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.

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.

Creating an Intimacy Bag

Samantha Evans, Mar 11, 2021

Creating an Intimacy Bag is a great way to get your sex life back on track and help you feel more sexual when you have had or have a sexual health issues. "Your intimacy bag can be your fun bag, your way to regaining your sexual function and enjoying sexual intimacy and pleasure in whatever way you wish or are able to".

Condom allergy? It could be the lubrication!

Samantha Evans, Feb 10, 2021

Have you switched to a non latex condom because you think you have a latex allergy? It could be the lubricant on the condom or the lubricant you are using and not a latex allergy!

10 Ways Sex Can Boost Your Health

Megan Barnett, Jan 25, 2021

Sex doesn't just feel good, it does good too! We take a look at 10 different ways sex can improve your overall health and wellbeing including better sleep, looking younger, boosting immunity and increasing your productivity , just to name a few.

How do I use my lube?

Samantha Evans, Nov 11, 2021

What is the best way to use a sexual lubricant?

How Do I Use My Vaginal Moisturiser?

Samantha Evans, Nov 08, 2021

Find out how what vaginal moisturiser is and how to use it.

Sex Tips 

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

How To Have A Better Orgasm - Channel 5

Samantha Evans, Mar 23, 2020

Our co-founder Samantha is excited to share her TV debut "How to have a better orgasm" on Channel 5 on Thursday 27th February at 10pm. She really proud of being part of this programme and hope by sharing her experience helps to educate and inform many people so they can enjoy better sex, intimacy, pleasure and orgasms.

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.

Try a New Year Sex Detox

Samantha Evans, Jan 07, 2021

Spice up your sexual pleasure by adding sex toys into your sex play, tell your partner exactly what you want, talk about your sexual fantasies or make a wish list of all the sexual activities you'd love to try this year.

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!

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

Staff, 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

Staff, 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.

Unusual sex toys for beginners

Megan Barnett, Jul 03, 2017

Not everyone gets turned on by the idea of using a realistic looking sex toy, and there are some truly innovative products on the market that offer sumptuous sensations like never before.

How to choose your first sex toy

Megan Barnett, May 31, 2017

For many people, the thought of buying a sex toy can often be daunting as there is so much choice. We take a look at what you might like to consider before broadening your sexual horizons.

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.

Jil Olivia Review

Samantha Evans, Jun 08, 2018

Samantha reviews the Olivia by JIL, a stunning flexible G-Spot vibrator, designed with precision using new advanced silicone flex technology. Olivia is so flexible you can bend it to enjoy clitoral stimulation too.

Rocks-Off Dalia review

Samantha Evans, Jun 05, 2018

Samantha reviews the Rocks-Off Dalia, a powerful classic battery - operated vibrator, with a subtle G-spot targeting curve at the end of the stylish purple silicone sleeve, which is ideal for clitoral stimulation too.

Fun Factory MISS Bi review

Staff, Jun 01, 2018

Discover how our reviewer enjoyed the Fun Factory Miss BI Rabbit vibrator, a perfectly shaped rabbit with the famous rumbling motors that Fun Factory have created for intense internal and external pleasure.

Bullet Vibrators

Megan Barnett, Apr 26, 2018

Bigger is not always better when it comes to vibrators! Bullet vibrators are petite, discreet and packed full of pleasure.

Rocks-Off Everygirl Rabbit Review

Samantha Evans, Dec 17, 2018

Samantha reviews the Rocks-Off Everygirl Rabbit vibrator, a 10 function waterproof flexible rabbit vibrator.

Sexy Stocking Fillers

Staff, 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!

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.

Sweet Satysfaction

Megan Barnett, Feb 01, 2017

Jo decided to treat herself to the Satisfyer Pro 2. Would it be a toy that lived up to its name?

New Beginnings

Megan Barnett, Dec 14, 2016

Although nothing has happened between them, Jo can't keep her meeting from Sophia from her husband any longer. How will he take the idea of his wife's infatuation with another woman?

Forbidden Fantasies

Megan Barnett, 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

Megan Barnett, Nov 22, 2016

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

Welcome Home

Elly Jones, Nov 06, 2021

Despite enjoying a very pleasurable reunion with Mr Divine, Jo is not pleased when he asks her to take a break from Sophia.

Rain Check

Elly Jones, Sep 23, 2021

Since her rendezvous with Sophia, Jo has barely had time to think... but as she preps for Mr. Divine's return from a work trip, she gives herself some much-needed breathing space...

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) - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

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 - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

Staff, Jul 07, 2014

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

Day 3: Bathmate Video Star - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

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! - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

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 - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

Staff, Aug 18, 2014

Not much to report except continued progress.

Week 6 - Working Again - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

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.

Miss P

Staff, Oct 16, 2015

About Miss P.

Megan Barnett

Staff, Feb 10, 2015

About Megan Barnett.

Lauren Moore

Staff, Feb 05, 2013

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

Nicci Talbot

Staff, Dec 06, 2012

About sexual health writer and journalist, Nicci Talbot