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Sex After Pregnancy: AKA My Postpartum Booty Call

October 10, 2011 by


Guest Post By Andrea Chisholm I will never forget the sloppy red crayon heart drawn around the date of my six-week postpartum visit. Did he really think I was looking forward to “medical clearance”  for the bedroom? Wasn’t he there in the delivery room? Hadn’t he witnessed the destruction? Why hadn’t he given any of […]

Cheating in a Marriage: Is Monogamy Impossible?

September 19, 2011 by


In more news about your cheatin’ heart—or his, is more like it—moral majority and Gwyneth Paltrow announced last week in an interview that you don’t have to worry about a cheating husband because, like, everyone’s doing it. Says the Goopess: “Life is complicated and long and I know people that I respect and admire and […]

A 10-Year-Old Model in Vogue and The Over-Sexualization of Girls

August 11, 2011 by


When I first saw the photos of 10-year-old Vogue model (yes, if you haven’t heard about this story, that girl is TEN) Thylane Loubry Blondeau, I thought there was some artistic quality to it. She’s gorgeous, yes. There’s no doubt to that. Looks like a young Brooke Shields even. A young Brooke Shields was made to pose […]

Orgasms: Who’s Faking It? Who Isn’t?

June 28, 2011 by


And we all thought the female orgasm had to do with technique. Little did we know that it has to do with the shape of your mouth, particularly, the little soft spot just in the center of your upper lip called the tubercle. According to a paper published last week by the Journal of Sexual Medicine […]

The Polyamory Conundrum: Is This My Antidote to Single Motherhood?

June 21, 2011 by


I Heart U and U and U Single. Again. I began to consider new ways of finding a loving, devoted, funny, smart and emotionally mature man. And where better to do my research than watching episodes of “Taboo” on the National Geographic channel? My son watches “Taboo” regularly. He called me in when a 29-year-old, […]

Would I Tolerate An Internet Affair?

June 16, 2011 by


For the record, I’d like to say that if my husband had an affair, I’d kill him. I’m not sure I’d be able to forgive him. I’m not sure I’d be able to have sex with him again. (And this is coming from a woman who enjoys having sex with her husband.) But more, I’m […]

Slut: How Do We Explain The Word To Our Girls?

June 9, 2011 by


With all of the slut talk in the past month—from SlutWalk, a protest in response to an police officer who said women most at risk of sexual assaults were women “who dressed like sluts,” to talking head Ed Schultz who called right-wing gabber Laura Ingraham a “talk slut”– I’ve wondered more about the word and […]