You could be forgiven for thinking that sex toys are solely aimed at women and helping them achieve mind-blowing orgasms - and of course there are plenty of toys on the market that can do just that.
But if you’ve never dipped your toe (ahem)
into the world of sex toys, you might be surprised to learn that there is an
excellent selection of pleasure toys for men to enjoy too.
There are toys for your solo pleasure, as well
as ones that you can enjoy with a partner. As the Independent recently explained, male sex toys
typically fall into two categories - prostate toys and anal insertables.
In fact, there is so much choice you might
find it a little overwhelming. If you’re new to this, one of the best options
to start with is a small butt plug if you want to explore the world of prostate
Another direction to go in are what are known
as sleeves or massagers. These are designed to feel like a vagina and, again,
there are a host of options available, some of which are more discreet than
If you’re coupled up, talk to your partner
about exploring toys together as there are plenty designed for couples to
Cock rings are a good place to begin if you’re
looking for something that will give both of you pleasure while you’re in the
A survey in the US found that lockdown had
encouraged more couples to talk about their sexual fantasies, as well as to try new ‘sexperiences’ such as sexting and
trying out new positions in the bedroom.
Maybe you could add dabbling with male sex
toys to that list?