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Experts are recommending new sex trend called 'shallowing'
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Experts are recommending new sex trend called 'shallowing'

The sex trend known as 'shallowing' has been used by more people than one would expect

As we heading into 2024, there's a new sex trend we should be aware of... and it's called 'shallowing'.

As we begin a brand new year, many folks set New Year's resolutions typically consisting of going on a diet and joining the gym.

On the other hand, many others like to spice things up in the bedroom, and what better way to do that than with a new sex trend, right?

The latest trend you can embark on under the sheets is known as shallowing - something that actually doesn't have a long history behind it.

It was apparently first named in literature just two years ago, though it is far from a futuristic sex manoeuvre that none of us have ever heard of.

Thanks to a survey that propelled the trend into the limelight, it was found from thousands of US women asked that six out of every seven already used the sexual technique to make sex and masturbation more enjoyable.

So what exactly is the technique?

Well, shallowing is a form of sexual play that typically involves lightly stimulating the entrance to the vagina.

Essentially a way of outercourse, those who partake in shallowing use fingers, a toy, a penis or a tongue to pleasure their partner.

This exciting new sex trend is known as 'shallowing'.
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Cecile Gasnault, brand director of sex toy company SmileMakers, told Glamour last year: "If you practice penetrative sex, you might have already found it pleasurable when the head of the penis creates pressure at the vaginal entrance before or at the very beginning of penetration.

"[It’s the] same with a toy or fingers. The idea is to go in only by a few centimeters."

Meanwhile, sex expert Ness Cooper previously told told the Metro: "Dirty talk can make the body release feel-good hormones, such as dopamine and oxytocin, which can not only turn us on but help us bond further with our sexual partners.

"Testosterone is also released which can help with arousal and orgasm."

The new trend is set to take 2024 by storm.
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As for other sexual trends set to garner a lot of conversation in 2024, it's all about the sex toys. Yep.

Particularly travel-friendly sex toys, making it a lot easier to release any sexual tensions while on the go.

As per the Metro, Kate Moyle, a psychosexual therapist, quipped: "Looking ahead to 2024, we can expect to see sexual wellness going even more mainstream – where it belongs.

"We’ll see more conversations about sex and intimacy with the growth of sex workshops, and more starter campaigns designed to tackle stigma and boost sexual confidence.

"Sexual pleasure is no longer in the sidelines!"

Topics: Sex and Relationships