To Be a Great Lover: A Feminine Perspective (with excerpts of Anais Nin’s “Delta of Venus”)

by Kristie LeVangie I have been Bijou. I have been Elena. I have been a great lover. But she controlled herself with the intuitive knowledge a woman has about the tastes of the man she desires. I have done it for pleasure. You see I was just born a great lover—a personality trait innately given to …

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 …

Before We Get Too Serious, Could You Please John Hancock This Social Media Prenup???

by Kristie LeVangie As if relationships weren't complicated enough, enter social media. Sure, it's all great when you are fresh and in love.  You share lovie-dovie status updates and cutesy pics.  You sext one another or even go as far as sending nudie videos. And then, it all goes to hell in a handbasket. The …

Writer’s Curse

by Kristie LeVangie Sometimes, I write because I’m moved by something. Sometimes, I write because I’m full of rage. Sometimes, I write from a place of desire. …And then there are times, when the writing doesn’t come easy. …Or…it doesn’t come at all. I stare at this blank computer screen knowing that no matter what dribble …