It’s a bit awkward to talk about, but it’s important to understand the history of an important tool that has changed the way we enjoy sex and intimacy – dildos! This wondrous invention has made its way through generations, from Ancient Greece to the modern world, and I’m here to tell you the story.
First things first, dildos as we know them today were first invented in Ancient Greece sometime around 2,000 years ago. Historians state that they were initially used as tools to pleasure oneself – being made of natural materials such as leather, wood, and even stone. Over time, these materials would change into metals, rubber, and eventually, plastic.
I often wonder who the inventor of the dildo was. Was it a woman? A man? We’ll probably never know, but it’s clear the person didn’t get much credit for it, as dildos quickly became taboo. They were banned by the Catholic Church and Roman Empire, as they saw them as devices for ‘devilish behaviors’. Thankfully, dildos had a resurgence during the European Renaissance, where they were embraced as a way to add some spice to lovemaking.
But that wasn’t the end of the dildo’s journey. In the mid 19th century when electricity was being introduced into homes, the vibrating dildo was invented – and with it, a whole new dimension for Penis Rings sexual exploration. People flocked to it, dubbing it one of the most pleasurable of experiences in the bedroom. Due to the surge in popularity, dildos were then widely available in sex shops and could be bought online.
Nowadays, dildos come in all shapes and sizes, from the basic straight shape to textured, silicone materials and even more. They’re no longer seen as a taboo Bedroom activity, instead as being an important part of self pleasure and experimented with in relationships. It’s incredible how far dildos have come in such a short space of time!
The modern world has also greatly expanded the purpose of dildos. Instead of just being tools for personal pleasure, they can also be used to explore gender identity, and many people use them to explore their sexuality. They’ve even become a recognized art form. All of this shows that with the right attitude toward homosexuality and sex, dildos can become far more than a sex toy.
As I’ve delved into the history of dildos, I’ve come to appreciate just how much of an impact the invention of this one tool has had on both sexuality and culture. For some, it’s a way to explore their gender identity, while for others, it’s a means of self pleasure. Either way, I think it’s something worth getting behind and celebrating!