In America - the country of liberalism, self-determination and the promise of happiness for everyone - a new phenomenon is becoming more and more common. Organised group of people meet on regular basis to masturbate together, but at one condition: everyone is forbidden to touch the others. Slavoj Zizek often takes this example to describe... Continue Reading →
Active Listening: The Key To Good Relationships?
Why do some people seem to disagree but never argue? Some couples manage to get along despite their differences and never end up having heated rows, so what's their secret? Most of the time, when we communicate with people, we interact. When they tell us a story, we can't wait to add a comment or... Continue Reading →
Lacey Nicholas: Keeping the spark alive
Sex with a new person can pretty much tick every box. It can be wild, exciting, disconnected, passionate, awkward, clumsy. If you are in or entering into a relationship with that person then chances are you will experience regular genital interaction. Whether it's the lust or need to practice some other force at work, couples... Continue Reading →
Rubyyy Jones: Marvellous Mutual Masturbation Month!
Hello my darlings! Here we are again and it is March already! It is bound to be a very sexy stormy March with Mars in retrograde, the planet ruling S-E-X, blowing the lid off our fantasies and cravings. Don't get burned by the heat baby! I plan on remaining celibate for the near future, though... Continue Reading →
Are your life and relationship all planned out?
Do you have a life plan, or are you one of those people who decides to just see where things take you? Are you ticking things off on a list, or are you constantly re-evaluating what you want and need? As kids, many of us plan out our future life - e.g. school, college/university, job,... Continue Reading →
Only monogamy equals commitment?
One of the common misconceptions about nonmonogamous (including polyamorous) folk, is that they can't commit. If they really loved someone, they'd stop all this nonsense. If we were really committed to a relationship, we simply wouldn't have others. And, of course, you can't possibly be committed to more than one person at a time, right?... Continue Reading →
Poly means many
It's been a few years since my primary partner and I decided to dip our toes into the waters of polyamory. We've pretty much been non-monogamous from the start, and ethical about it too, but the decision to open ourselves up to additional loving relationships was a tough one even though it was the logical... Continue Reading →
On secondary relationships…
I currently have two partners, but describing these relationships to others can often be tricky. It seems logical to call the person I have lived with for over a decade my primary partner, but the accompanying term that I might use to describe the person I have been with since the start of the year,... Continue Reading →