This is What Reading Erotica Can Do For Your Sex Life

4 ways how erotica novels will impact your sexuality

Emma London
Jan 6 · 4 min read
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The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. ~~ Anais Nin

Reading brings you many benefits. It has a positive impact on your mental health and personal development.

How erotica sexually empowers you

For a fulfilled sex life, you need to know your sexual preferences; what turns you on, and what does nothing for you. You should invest in discovering who your Sexual Self is.

1. Increases your sexual creativity

When you watch a movie, there’s not much space for imagination — it’s all on the screen. But when you read a book, you imagine the scenarios, you must create the (hot) scenes in your mind.

Erotic books are a great way to increase your sexual creativity.

Through erotica, you will have an input of several sexual activities, like kinks, sexual dynamics, fantasies, seduction techniques, etc.

2. Helps you to discover your real sexual self

Reading about different sexual practises than yours might trigger your curiosity; you might consider trying what you’re reading. Or try a personalised version of it.

Erotica is a learning tool.

Through the characters, you will experience new sexual sensations; you will learn more about sex and about yourself. And this will push you towards a more satisfying and fulfilled sex life.

3. Improves your sexual communication

Talking about sex with your partner can be difficult, especially if you want to share a fantasy or ask to try something new.

Erotica is an excellent way of starting a conversation about your sexual desires.

You can use a part of the book to start a conversation with your partner. Use a specific scene to engage in the conversation and bring up your desires, or the topic you want to talk about.

4. Erotica spices up your sex life

In particular, with long-term relationships, it’s not unusual to routine and sex droughts to happen. Many other activities take priority over sex and intimacy, like work, kids, or house responsibilities.


Erotica is an extraordinary aphrodisiac.

Emma London writes

“Ordinary life does not interest me” — Anais Nin

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