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Want to try something new in bed? Here’s how to bring it up with your partner

Do you have a fantasy you’ve always wanted to live out, but you don’t know how to broach the subject with your partner(s)? Or maybe you saw or experienced something that sparked your imagination and you want to bring it into the bedroom, but you feel too shy to ask. Even the most confident and adventurous among us can find ourselves a little tongue-tied when it comes to sex. We can thank America’s puritanical origin story for at least some of that.

Here are our tips for getting over the hump (heh).

August horoscopes: It's going to be hot, wet, and sticky, and we're not just talking about the weather

Whether you’re in your element in the hot weather or you’re daydreaming about PSL season already, there’s no denying that the heat brings a certain sultry vibe with it. And as the weather reaches a crescendo this month, so will your sex life. Find out what’s in store for your sign in the bedroom:

How to give feedback in bed without crushing your partner’s self-esteem

It’s a cliché, but it’s true: you can’t read your partner’s mind, and they can’t read yours. This is as true when it comes to sex as it is when you’re fighting about unloading the dishwasher.

Yeah, we’re saying you’re going to have to talk. About sex. Because despite what we’ve all been told, good sex doesn’t just happen all by itself.

Is negative body image killing your sex life?

Unfortunately, as most of us have probably figured out by now, we live in an effed up society where women and femmes are expected to conform to a strict set of rules about how to look (not to mention how to dress, talk, act, work, parent, not parent, and generally live our damn lives). And being constantly bombarded with these toxic messages can cause us to experience negative body image and low self-esteem. This is a big topic to unpack but because we’re us, we’re going to focus on how negative body image can affect us in bed, not just at the beach.