He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Sex Doll

(Well, come to think of it, my headless sex-doll lover from actually IS kinda heavy….)

Jupiter Grant
The Toy Story
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6 min readJun 11, 2021
“Edward” from Tantaly’s Sex Doll Range. Photo by author

Once upon a time, if you’d thought about sex dolls, you might have automatically pictured one of those clown-like plastic blow-up dolls with the gaping mouth and the startled looks on their faces. While those inflatable lovers are mainly purchased as joke toys for stag and hen parties nowadays, anthropomorphic dolls remain very popular items in the world of sex toys. Moreover, with advancements in materials and technologies, sex dolls are becoming increasingly life-like sex and masturbation aids.

I confess to being fascinated by sex dolls and robots. In fact, one of the short stories in my erotica collection (“A Horny Halloween: Six Smutty Stories for the Samhain Season”) involves a robotic sex doll named “Electra”. I often wondered what it’s like to use a life-like sex doll and, as Covid lockdown put my sex life into stasis, I found myself dwelling on the possibility even more.

Enter the fantastic Maria from, manufacturers of high quality, realistic, lightweight mini & torso sex dolls. She contacted me about trying out a torso doll from Tantaly’s range, and sent me the links to some of the various models available so that I could choose the one that looked like it best suited my, err, needs. The second I set eyes on Edward, it was lust at first sight.

My Headless Love: Meet Edward

“Edward: Fresh Out the Box” (no, not that box). Photo by author

Edward, a “half-body male torso love doll with huge dildo”, arrived in sturdy and discreet packaging, always welcome when you receive a lot of sex toys and have nosy neighbours.

Immediately upon attempting to lift the box in which Edward was packaged, I realised that this was one hefty toy. For what it is and how it is constructed, yes, okay it is lightweight, but don’t be mistaken; these sex dolls are substantial and their weight reflects it. Edward weighs in at 18.3 lbs (8.3kg), and he is the lighter of Tantaly’s male dolls (the other, Rico, weighs…



Jupiter Grant
The Toy Story

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