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How to improve phone sex without saying a thing

We’re frequently asked by readers how they can get into phone sex. They tell us that they don’t know what to say, or how to say it, or how to initiate it — but most of all, they tell us that it just feels so strange and silly and isolated to be sitting there with your iPhone for company, not sure if the person on the other end of the phone is checking their email and and half-listening you while you moan and dirty talk your little heart out. (We suppose that’s what Skype is for? But if you can handle Skype-sex then you’re a braver human being than either of us.)

Anyway, when we read about the Hugvie, the new huggable, vibrating pillow to hit the market, we immediately thought of all the timid phone sex-ers out there. The over-sized pillow is shaped like a person and contains a slot for your cellphone. Two vibrators inside the pillow throb like a heartbeat, and get faster or stronger in response to the volume and tone of the caller’s voice. The idea being, it’s a physical connection with the person on the other end of the line. (Ha, “line.” Will our kids have any idea what that means?!)

According to MSNBC, “In theory, the cushion could provide an extra layer of security and comfort to elderly people talking to their caregivers or a child speaking with a parent out of town on business.” Elderly people and their caregivers? Yeah, that’s not the first thing we thought of. In theory, we’re thinking, the cushion would make an awesome addition to phone sex. Especially as future iterations of the Hugvie may interact with each other during a phone call. Who needs Amtrak?

The Hugvie is not yet available to buy, but apparently will retail for about $60 in the near future. Watch this space!

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