Will Sex Toys Replace Me?

by Lovehoney

on Apr 9, 2018

Happy Couple

The sight of sex toys shouldn’t leave you quaking in your briefs or quivering in your knickers - at least not in a bad way.

A humongous number of happy Lovehoney customers are in relationships and have actually found sex toys to be a wonderful boost to their bedroom antics. Whether it’s a bullet to share, or a specifically designed couple’s gadget, sex toys should be a sizzling addition to your sexual antics, not a replacement for your partner.

In fact, many toys are specifically designed to pleasure both partners simultaneously.

Here’s a breakdown of the best toys for using with a partner.

  1. A Lovely Love Egg

    Desire Luxury USB Rechargeable Remote Control Love Egg Vibrator

    A vibrating love egg is an excellent toy for couples to enjoy thanks to its non-intimidating design and varied play possibilities.

    A vibrator like the Desire Love Egg has 8 modes and 12 speeds of vibration you or your partner can control from up to 8 metres away. It can also be used to caress external erogenous zones on you and your partner.

    Ideal for:
    • Intense internal stimulation
    • Solo arousal or foreplay
    • Handing control to your partner
    What the couples say:

    "My partner loved being in charge of the control and fantasised about using it in public... We left the party early and the orgasms were amazing. Smooth texture and just so worth the money!"

  2. The Humble Cock Ring

    Lovehoney Bionic Bullet 5 Function Vibrating Cock Ring

    Small, sleek and simple to use, this excellent little toy has great benefits for both partners.

    A cock ring like the Bionic Bullet has two rings to sit over the balls and at the base of the shaft to offer gentle titillating constriction for him potentially providing intenser orgasms. The textured sleeve on top of the shaft transmits the toys vibrations and delivers stunning external stimulation for both partners.

    Ideal for:
    • Intense stimulation for both partners
    • Potentially longer-lasting sessions
    • Added excitement to lovemaking
    What the couples say:

    "We both really enjoyed this and it made us both cum a lot harder than usual. We would definitely recommend this."

  3. Vibe Together

    We-Vibe Match Remote Control Rechargeable Clitoral and G-Spot Vibrator

    A We-Vibe is a perfect way to introduce sex toys to lovemaking. The Match fits between you and your partner delivering incredible shared sensations.

    Wirelessly control the 10 speeds and patterns of vibration for powerful, hands-free sensations that stimulate the G-spot, clitoris and penis. It's also waterproof, making it a cinch to enjoy anywhere and super easy to clean.

    Ideal for:
    • Vibrations against his penis and her G-spot
    • External stimulation on her clitoris
    • Hands-free vibrations during sex
    What the couples say:

    "It took seconds for my partner to grip the sheets in pure ecstasy and I have never felt anything quite like it, with sensations pulsing and the feeling of my partner, I was in a euphoric state for hours."

  1. Stroking Me Stroking You

    Lovehoney Head Master Double Texture Blow Job Stroker

    Strokers, or male masturbators, make great sex toys for couples. Inexpensive and super easy to use, strokers are filled with stimulating ridges and nubs.

    The Head Master is shorter than other strokers and perfect to use during oral sex to ensure he receives incredible sensations along the entire length of his penis. Its discreet appearance is both non-intimidating and non-anatomical, so great for all orientations and levels of play.

    Ideal for:
    • Oral sex simulation as part of solo play or foreplay
    • Helping boost stamina
    • As a first toy for couple's play
    What the couples say:

    "Love this product. My man was a little reluctant at first because he has never used anything like this before but he's definitely been converted!"

  2. Blindfold fun

    Lovehoney Oh! Satin Blindfold

    A blindfold is an excellent way of introducing sex toys to your relationship in a way that's mutually beneficial. Using a blindfold to remove someone's sense of sight will heighten their other senses leaving them super receptive to your every touch.

    Plus, having your partner's sight taken away will soothe any body or performance insecurities you might have, leaving you happy and free to engage in whatever sexual activity tickles your fancy.

    Ideal for:
    • Heightening other senses
    • Adding excitement to play
    • Unisex use
    What the couples say:

    "I can sense the anticipation of my OH when she is blindfolded and foreplay lasts so much longer... so if you're unsure definitely give it a go, you won't regret it."

  3. Lube: a gateway drug

    Lovehoney Enjoy Water-Based Lubricant

    Lube enhances sex in so many ways: it eases penetration, makes playing with or without sex toys much more enjoyable, and it can add flavours and exciting new sensations.

    You might not feel like you need it, but over 70% of women find sexual experiences more satisfying with lube. AND, it can act as a great little gateway to trying other toys...

    Ideal for:
    • All kinds of intimate play
    • A light, natural feel
    • Stain-free, contraception-safe fun
    What the couples say:

    "This lube is amazing works really well with sex toys, really smooth and last for ages. It isn't sticky like others and a little bit goes a long way, not only perfect for sex toys, works well in the bedroom too."

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Originally published on Apr 9, 2018. Updated on Aug 6, 2020