The Hottest Love and Sex Trends of 2013: The End of Online Dating, Coregasm Workouts, Pinning Porn and More!

From coregasms and monthly sex subscriptions to the end of online dating and more cougars than ever -- here's what dating, love and sex will be like this year. (13 Photos)

-iVillage on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00PM

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The Hottest Love and Sex Trends of 2013: The End of Online Dating, Coregasm Workouts, Pinning Porn and More!

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The Rise of Sex Toys and Bondage

This is the year you'll be brave enough to experiment with kegel beads, rope, binding tape, spanking paddles -- and who knows what else. The reason? The now-ubiquitous Fifty Shades of Grey. The naughty trilogy by E.L. James has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide, inspiring several companies to sell toys similar to the ones Anastasia Steele uses in the books. Lelo, the manufacturer of Kegel beads (what Christian gives to Anastasia to use in the book) is reporting a whopping 400-percent increase in sales this year. The beads -- small, weighted spheres held together by a string or exterior structure -- are inserted vaginally for added sensation during sex or just as a kinky connection with your partner when worn at other times, since the movement of the beads inside can be arousing. Added bonus: Kegel beads can help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles!

And it's not just interest in Kegel beads that's picking up. "I'm also seeing a sparked interest in toys and sexual accessories generally," says relationship and sex expert Ian Kerner. "Many companies are making them more readily available and without the cultural taboo." Condom maker Trojan has a new line of vibrators while Fifty Shades of Grey sex kits are also available, featuring toys and, of course, a silk gray tie.

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