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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.

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".

How to perform amazing oral sex on a vulva and vagina

Alice Hunter, Jul 31, 2020

Alice Hunter shares her in-depth guide to being great at giving oral sex to a person with a vulva and vagina.

A Different Kind of "Hello"

Eleni Peitho, Apr 13, 2020

Eleni shares her personal erotic experience of a non monogamous meet up with a complete stranger and as she concludes "It’s absolutely an experience I won’t forget and sometimes that’s all that matters".

Wax on, Wax off - hot wax and temperature play

Nicki Secrets, Apr 04, 2020

Nicki Secrets shared her expert advice about enjoying wax play safely and temperature play with glass and metal sex toys and food. With endless possibilities get creative, use your imagination and discover the world of temperature play.

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".

Why EVERYONE Should Try a Strapon

Alice Hunter, Apr 15, 2021

Alice Hunter shares why everyone should try a strapon because "no real penis ever had so much versatility" and it "opens up worlds of new fun and can be used by pretty much anybody".

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.

When Sex is Silent - Living with Cancer

Staff, Jan 21, 2021

Cheryl Johnson wrote this fabulous article about her experience of being diagnosed with cancer and this impact of treatment, yet at no point during her journey did any medical or healthcare professional talk to her about sex. She created her blog to help anyone going through cancer treatment enjoy pleasurable sex and make talking about sex a compulsory part of care.

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.

Do you moisturise your vulva and vagina?

Samantha Evans, Aug 20, 2021

Samantha explains why ingredients really matter when it comes to choosing suitable products to moisturise your vulva and vagina for good intimate health and pleasurable sex.

Breastfeeding and Sex - Use A Good Lube

Samantha Evans, Jul 01, 2021

Samantha shares why using a good irritant free lube is important when breastfeeding.

Sex Tips 

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

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.

DIY Sex Toys Can Damage Your Sex Life

Samantha Evans, Apr 04, 2019

You might think that DIY sex toys are a great idea and cheap way to enjoy sexual pleasure but some can damage your sex life and may even land you in A&E!

Want Better Sex? Use Lube!

Samantha Evans, Oct 25, 2018

The simplest way to enjoy better sex is to use lube. It enhances sexual intimacy, making sex feel more pleasurable and last longer too.

Have Yourself a Very Sexy Christmas

Samantha Evans, Oct 14, 2018

Have Yourself a very Sexy Christmas. From creating your own naughty advent calendar, taking wintery walks, sipping steaming hot mugs of cocoa, wearing sensual underwear, having quickie sex, snuggling on the sofa or simply indulging in solo pleasure, make sure you have plenty of festive fun and sexual pleasure.

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!

Rev up Your Sexual Pleasure This Year

Samantha Evans, Jan 04, 2021

Improve your sexual health and pleasure this new year by introducing a sex toy into your relationship..

Perspectives 

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

Alice Hunter Comes To Play With Jo Divine

Alice Hunter, Feb 08, 2019

Meet Alice Hunter, a writer for the London alternative sexuality scene examining issues in swinging, kink, lgtbqia+ inclusion and much more.

Seducing Vegans

Alice Hunter, Feb 08, 2019

Alice Hunter gives her expert advice about what we should know about vegan sex. From the art of seduction, nourishing your body with the right foods to boost your sexual health and pleasure and choosing vegan condoms, lubricants, sex toys and lingerie.

Sexual Bereavement

Samantha Evans, Nov 06, 2018

When a partner dies, many people experience sexual bereavement, a grief associated with losing sexual intimacy. This is a grief no one talks about, that is not openly acknowldeged, socially sanctions and publicly shared yet the impact of this grief can affect both physical and mental wellbeing.

Sex on Screen: Unrealistic depictions of sex in media

Megan Barnett, Sep 04, 2018

Sex in films and on TV is often unrealistic, but as they can be easily accessed people assume that this is somehow the norm. Does media have a duty to represent sex in a more realistic light? I think so!

A Day in The Life of a Sex Therapist

Julie Sale, Jul 10, 2020

Curious about what a sex therapist does? Julie Sale shares her fascinating and varied day as a sex therapist.

Ethical Nonmonogamy

Eleni Peitho, Mar 23, 2020

Eleni shares her personal experience on nonmonogamy after the slow realisation that monogamy wasn’t working particularly well. For some, monogamy works perfectly, for others exploring ethical nonmonogamy can be the route to enjoying better relationships.

Sex Toy Tips 

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

Can Sex Toys Improve Your Sex Life?

Samantha Evans, Jun 24, 2015

Often thought of as a solo activity, the use of sex toys by couples can improve their sexual relationship. Using a sex toy is a fun way to spice up your relationship whilst boosting a couple's intimacy.

Great Places To Use Your Remote Control Vibrator

Samantha Evans, Jun 19, 2015

Want to spice up your sex life or give mind blowing orgasms to your partner? Try a remote control vibrator.

Sex Toys For Your Honeymoon

Samantha Evans, May 21, 2015

Looking to spice up your honeymoon? Then consider buying a sex toy or two to add a little (or a lot of!) excitement to your sex life as you embark on your life as a married couple.

How to use a vibrator

Samantha Evans, Mar 23, 2015

It may seem self explanatory but if you have never used a vibrator before, here is a guide to help you get the most pleasure from your vibrator.

Unique Sex Toys That Offer More Than Just Vibrations

Samantha Evans, May 10, 2017

Looking for a unique sex toy? Read all about these gorgeous sex toys which offer amazing sexual stimulation and breathtaking orgasms going beyond the buzz of classic sex toys.

How to use the Satisfyer

Samantha Evans, Dec 08, 2016

The Satisfyer Pro 2 is an incredibly unique clitoral stimulator that is completely different to classic vibrating products. To ensure you make the most of your Satisfyer, we've compiled a quick guide on how to use the Satisfyer Pro 2.

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.

Anal Vibrators for Beginners

Megan Barnett, Mar 01, 2018

Many people assume that anal vibrators are just for men, however they can be enjoyed by anyone who is curious about anal play.

Fun Factory Abby-G Vibrator review

Samantha Evans, Feb 27, 2018

Samantha reviews the Fun Factory Abby-G vibrator, innovatively shaped for super focused G-spot stimulation or to tease your clitoris. Abby G features Fun Factory’s unique Battery+ technology which allows you to upgrade to rechargeable by replacing the batteries with rechargeable NiMh batteries and purchasing a Fun Factory charging cable.

Remote controlled vibrators

Samantha Evans, Jan 08, 2018

If you're looking for something a bit different to spice up your sex life, then remote controlled vibrators are great for couple's play as well as solo fun.

Vibrating Cock Rings

Megan Barnett, May 30, 2017

Cock rings are a great little accessory that can boost sexual pleasure, and vibrating cock rings introduce intense vibratory pleasure to your sex life for both partners to enjoy.

Sexy Christmas Gifts For Men

Samantha Evans, Dec 04, 2018

Buying presents for your loved one can be difficult, especially if they seem to have everything or offer little inspiration. Another jumper isn't going to light any sexual sparks, so why not be more naughty than nice and get them what they really wants – the promise of fabulous sex!

Sexy Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Samantha Evans, Dec 04, 2018

Searching for that perfect gift that shows you care? Take a look at our Christmas Gift Guide for our top picks!

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.

Having a deep voice makes men seem more attractive

Samantha Evans, Apr 17, 2014

Research by the University of Aberdeen by David Smith and his colleagues in 2011 found that a low male voice is important for both choice of partner and the accuracy of the female memory.

Does Size Matter?

Samantha Evans, Feb 24, 2014

Apparently it does when it comes to romance and height! A recent study conducted by Rice University and the University of Texas in January 2014 found that the height of a potential partner matters more to women than men.

Is Red A Sexy Colour?

Samantha Evans, Feb 04, 2014

Red has long been associated with women's sexual attractiveness, but a study conducted by the University of Kent has shown that this is not linked to the colour of female genitalia as imagined in the male mind as previously believed.

Sex and Marriage in History

Samantha Evans, Dec 20, 2013

Attitudes towards sex and marriage have been changing considerably for centuries. Find out about some of the rituals of old here - some stranger than others!

Hitting The High Notes

Samantha Evans, Apr 13, 2015

Studies have shown that vibrators can give actors and singers more vocal power. A performance not to be missed!

Ovulation makes you competitive

Samantha Evans, Mar 24, 2015

New research recently published by the University of Texas and the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management found that the ovulatory cycle makes women behave in a competitive manner which could have important implications for consumers, retailers and researchers.

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.

Culinary explorations

Megan Barnett, 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

Megan Barnett, 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.

Shooting Stars

Megan Barnett, Apr 18, 2016

Mr Divine decided it was time to give Jo the superstar treatment she deserved with a tantalising treat, but would she be impressed by his spontaneity?

Innocent beginnings

Megan Barnett, Feb 05, 2016

Jo's plans for another romantic Valentine's Day seem to have been scuppered! Will Mr Divine be able to salvage any hopes for a night to remember for the better?

Captivating Caresses

Megan Barnett, 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

Megan Barnett, 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.

Bathmate Arrives! - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

Staff, Jun 29, 2014

Our reviewer gets his hands on the Bathmate Hydromax for the first time - with impressive results!

An Introduction to the Bathmate Hydromax Long Term Review Blog - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

Staff, Jun 25, 2014

The first entry in the long term review of the Bathmate Hydromax penis pump. Used improve and strengthen erections, I will be giving an honest account of my experiences with the Bathmate Hydromax.

Week 5 - Something's Gone Wrong! - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

Staff, Aug 04, 2014

A couple of problems - but luckily all it sorted quickly.

Week 4 - Gains Start To Stick - Bathmate Penis Pump Long Term Review

Staff, Jul 28, 2014

After 4 weeks, it seems that size gains thanks to the Bathmate Hydromax penis pump are starting to stick!

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