Monthly archive for October2011

How HowAboutWe Works

How HowAboutWe Works

Try online dating, if you haven’t already. You might like it. Rewind to last summer, before snow fell on the ground and grey skies clouded the heavens. I was sitting at an Italian restaurant’s white linen-clothed table in lower Manhattan with a married Brazilian woman…

Continue reading →

Sex: Pregnant During Period?

Sex: Pregnant During Period?

MYTH: “If you have sex while you’re on your period, there’s absolutely no way for you to get pregnant.” DIRECT VIDEO LINK: youtube.com/watch?v=EY49Y1y1zz8 VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: “M” (age 27): “If you have sex while you’re on your period, there’s absolutely no way for you to get…

Continue reading →

Sex + Chocolate: Meet the New Class

Sex + Chocolate: Meet the New Class

“When it comes to sex,” writes Arielle Loren, “fear is a catalyst for silence and preserving ignorance […] If you’ve ever had a question about sex go unanswered, know that these women are passionate about educating, sharing stories, and spreading knowledge.” I’m flattered and humbled…

Continue reading →

Why Don’t People Use Condoms?

Why Don’t People Use Condoms?

“[He] didn’t speak a word about condoms, and, in response, I didn’t either.” That’s from my friend Rachel Kramer Bussel‘s article, Dating Drama: No Glove, No Love? Not Always. What’s more? Another writer friend, Carolyn Castiglia confesses, “I’m not using them right now, either.” Current…

Continue reading →