There are plenty of reasons why men don’t use sex toys alone or with their partners: bashfulness, the hassle of cleaning, and the fact that sex toys for men often look like deformed alien limbs—not something one wants near their most prized organ. But, above all, there seems to be this prevailing notion of “if ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Masturbating (and sex) already feels great, so why mess with a good thing? Plus, if you subscribe to the Malcolm Gladwell 10,000-hour theory, many of us are already experts in the field. In terms of pleasure, in terms of harder, stronger, and more life-affirming orgasms, how much room for improvement could there really be?
We’re here to tell you that the answer is a lot. Forgoing toys during masturbation and sex is akin to not using all the crayons in one’s coloring box. Drawing a sunset with two