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Happy Orgasm Day!

Happy Orgasm Day!
There’s all kinds of science-y data to suggest that sex in general and orgasm in particular can change the pain game.  For sure we had it backwards when we were avoiding sex because of headaches! Continue reading

Feel Everyday Fabulous

Feel Everyday Fabulous

"Getting older — without being doomed to wrinkle-dom and jiggly thighs — does not require a high-priced trainer and a bucket o' Botox. We swear it. We know it. We asked top researchers to share their stay-young secrets for winding back time naturally. Their advice will help you stay young and have you looking and feeling everyday fabulous . . . "

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Sexual Revolution Heroine, Helen Gurley Brown

Sexual Revolution Heroine, Helen Gurley Brown

Some say her book, Sex and the Single Girl, kicked off the Sexual Revolution.  It was a sensation when it hit the stands in 1962, but not without controversy, because Helen Gurley Brown’s message was that single girls had sex and even more shocking:  they liked it.  

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The Sexual Revolution: Relevant Today?

The Sexual Revolution:  Relevant Today?

I don’t believe the Sexual Revolution was about how often we have sex or how we do it or with whom.  It was more of a seismic shift in the status quo.  Example:  In the 60s some people actually believed that single women didn’t experience orgasm because their sexuality had not yet been awoken by their husbands to be.  

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Self Love & Pleasure

Self Love & Pleasure

"Knowing how your body works, and what you’re capable, regardless of your relationship status, helps you make better decisions and stronger boundaries about dating and mating. When you can bring yourself physical pleasure, you don’t need someone else to validate that you’re sexy. You know it."

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Valentine's Day . . . In Retrospect

Valentine's Day . . . In Retrospect
Valentine's Day 2019 is over and we're on to spring flowers, but I've been reflecting on what made this year's holiday of love different for me -- and it wasn’t a new kind of candy . . . Continue reading

Is a Boudoir Photo Session for You?

Is a Boudoir Photo Session for You?
"When done correctly, Boudoir sessions can help you feel beautiful and truly accept yourself – scars, wrinkles, and all. It really becomes less about the pictures and more about the entire experience from start to finish." Continue reading

Sexual Fantasies - Part III

Sexual Fantasies - Part III

Fredric Neuman, M.D. writes in an article published by Psychology Today, “. . . sexual fantasies are engaged in precisely because they make sex more enjoyable.”  Which is precisely why we’ve chosen to feature sexual fantasies in our blog!

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Sexual Fantasies - Part II

Sexual Fantasies - Part II

"One of the great mysteries of fantasy is that we don’t know why certain things are a turn off and others are the opposite.  We don’t understand the preferences of others or ourselves. Sure, we can examine the biography of a person but fundamentally we are in the dark."

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