Asexuality

Last week I had a conversation with an asexual person, and it has completely blown my mind. Often in an effort to understand a particular perspective, I like to put myself in someone else's shoes.  So all week I tried to imagine a world with no erotic impulse. I really did. I wanted to understand …

Repost: She Feels My Pain: The Unglamorous Life of the Sex Blogger

I write about it all the time...how being a sex blogger can cramp your dating life, tarnish your reputation, dominate your conversations, and lead to a whole plethora of issues with self-esteem. So I was relieved a few years ago when I found an excerpt from another sex blogger voicing similar thoughts, Charlotte.  She wrote …

Food for Fodder

by Kristie LeVangie My first exposure to food and sex was in the movie, 9 1/2 weeks. The scene where he blindfolds her and they sit in front of the refrigerator as he feeds her was my first foray into the erotic nature of foods.  Leftovers, quite frankly, never looked so good. I had my first experience with and …

What It Really Means to Be a Female Sex Writer

by Kristie LeVangie This article was inspired by a discussion I had with a fellow sex writer on the perceptions, rumors and issues facing women writing about sexual topics.  We are both single, both sex writers and both face relationship-establishing issues because of it. No profession is more over-glamorized than that of a sex writer.  Think …

Black Lie

by Kristie LeVangie Newton’s 3rd Law taught us that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Rensis Likert trained us that any collection of responses has two opposing sentiments at either end of the continuum. And I trained my children to always look at both sides of every situation. So am I surprised when …