“Do I really need to use lube? Why should I?” These are questions I commonly hear from folks whenever the subject of lube comes up. Our society likes to perpetuate the idea that you shouldn’t really need lube during sex play – and that’s not true. Hormone fluctuation, stress, diet, trauma, medication and brain disorders can all change how much natural lubrication our bodies need. And then there’s the fact that lube has been shown to amplify levels of pleasure for both hetero and queer sex, regardless of “need.” Wetter is better, folks! It makes vaginal and solo sex feel better, it’s a necessity for great hand or anal sex, and it’s a little-known fact that it can take your oral sex game to the next level! So no matter where you are in your sexual journey, read on for some great ideas for your next adventure!