History is notoriously dull. High school students have been taking naps in history classes since the first school. Today, though, is a day for an interesting history lesson.
Today, there will be a lesson in the evolution of sex toys.
That ought to hold your attention.
Sex has been a favorite human pass time since the birth of humanity.
That’s not an exaggeration, either. Without sex, literally none of us would be here.
It makes sense, then, that the sex toys have ancient roots. Geisha balls, for instance, were
invented as early as the year 500.
That’s over 1500 years ago! That’s nothing compared to the dildo, though.
The earliest dildos archaeologists have discovered are from around 23,000 B.C. Our ancestors were using phallic shaped rocks to induce orgasm.
If the idea of putting a rock with jagged edges into one of your orifices sounds unpleasant, that’s okay. The prehistoric dildos are sanded down for maximum pleasure.
Not all sex toys are quite that old, though.
The vibrator was invented in 1869. It’s original use was actually medical in nature.
At least, doctors said they were of medical nature.
Apparently, orgasm was the cure for a disease called “female hysteria” in the 1860s.
If a woman was diagnosed with female hysteria, it was the doctor’s job to masturbate her.
To make the job easier for the doctor, the vibrator was invented.
It soon became a household object, and because it was superficially intended for medical treatment instead of sexual pleasure, housewives could own them without feeling too terribly ashamed.
Blow up dolls appeared relatively close to the invention of the vibrator.
The first inflatable doll to be commercially produced for masturbatory purposes became available to consumers in 1904. Men of this time period were probably thanking God for vulcanized rubber.
Without that specific type of material, the invention of the blow up doll could have never occurred.
At any rate, blow up dolls were a popular way for men to relieve themselves.
Today, sex toys are more popular than ever.
The evolution of sex toys has brought about hundreds of innovative ways to pleasure oneself, or one’s partner.
While vibrators, dildos, geisha balls, and blow up dolls are all still popular, the innovative minds of sex-lovers everywhere have created new inventions as well.
Sex machines- while primarily used in BDSM scenarios- are gaining popularity. Everyone is excited to know what new sex invention will be next. Of course, only time will tell.