Sex & Whiskey: A Taste of Vanilla

On this week’s episode of Sex & Whiskey, hosts Nikki and RJ explore the myths, misnomers, and misgivings around “Vanilla Sex”.

Welcome back to the another episode of ‘Sex + Whiskey: An Educational Series,’ a GateCrashers podcast! Our hosts Nikki and RJ will sip on a dram of the good stuff, while discussing the more exciting stuff. They will take you on a journey, exploring whiskeys from around the world, while also educating you on the birds and the bees, especially correcting what school or your parents missed on. Their goal is to promote a safe and fun environment, that will leave you empowered and educated on your next bedroom adventure. This week our hosts are going to dive into the connotations behind “Vanilla sex”. This informative episode will allow listeners to look past their own misinterpretations and find the comfort and intimacy that resides in keeping things Vanilla!

Vanilla sex is a phrase that surrounds the type of sexual interaction that would be determined ‘typical’ for the persons that are involved in the activity. Everyone is going to have their own interpretation, and luckily there is a great article that covers more into it, but for right now, we will go with the most straightforward idea. It is an act of comfort and intimacy between you and your sexual partner, unfortunately, the term has been burdened with negative language. Prude, dullish, or by-the-numbers sex is oft alluded to when discussing this term, but fret not, because nothing could further from the truth. Our episode highlights these falsehoods and exposes them as simple barriers to a happy and healthy consensual relationship. There is nothing shameful or wrong about “Vanilla sex” and to think so only propagates a damaging stereotype. Rather the idea itself is the pinnacle of a solid foundation between sexual partners, and something most relationships seek as an aspiration. Take your time and examine this new episode because, who knows, Vanilla might be your new flavor.

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