Start A Conversation Today
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Start A Conversation Today

(Getty Images) “Bad enough to be ill, but to feel compelled to deny the very thing that, in its worst and most active state, defines you is agony indeed.” ~ Sally Brampton Some time earlier this year, I can’t remember exactly when, around the time that Germanwings pilot deliberately crashed his plane, I decided that I … Continue reading

Consent: Also For Women
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Consent: Also For Women

“So what’s the best way, in day-to-day life, to establish what someone likes? Well, we fucking ask them.” ~ Cordelia Fine So, following a discussion I recently had on Facebook, prompted by this Ravishly article around practicing consent as a heterosexual woman, I agreed to write my thoughts on the subject of women and consent. … Continue reading

Why Having Sex Is Nothing Like Playing Tennis
Dating / Relationships / Sex / Sex, Dating & Relationships

Why Having Sex Is Nothing Like Playing Tennis

“Dylan (Justin Timberlake): Why can it not be like that? It’s a physical act. Like playing tennis. Two people should be able to have sex like they’re playing tennis. Jamie (Mila Kunis): Yeah! I mean, no one wants to go away for the weekend after they play tennis. Dylan: It’s just a game. You shake hands, you get … Continue reading

You Keep Using That Word, I Don’t Think It Means What You Think It Means
Sex / Sex, Dating & Relationships

You Keep Using That Word, I Don’t Think It Means What You Think It Means

It’s probably inadvisable to read this post at work. “I believe that sex is the most beautiful, natural, and wholesome thing that money can buy.” ~ Steve Martin You remember those spam adverts and pop-ups offering me sex that I told you about the other day? Well, in addition to assuming that their offer presented … Continue reading