Current Issues in Sexuality

Hello Facebook, Goodbye Old Boyfriend

I have jumped in feet first, head first, and tapping fingers first into the social media phenomenon.  I have worked with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, HootSuite, and TweetDeck.  (No, I haven’t tried Google+, but who has time to learn an entire new system?!) The beauty of social media is being able to connect across miles, states, …

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Sexual Mistreatment Should Have Never Happened to You!

Unfortunately, there are plenty of people out there who bear scars in the sexual arena.  I believe this is an area of special pain because it involves the most vulnerable parts of our bodies and our emotions.  I’m thinking of the child molested, the woman raped, the spouse discarded. But what always strikes me as …

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Is It Playtime? Sex Toys

My husband and I recently popped into a lingerie/sex paraphernalia shop and looked around. I have never in my life seen so many breast representations and phallic symbols in one place. Some of the items were indeed clever — although when I would actually serve penis-shaped pasta is a mystery to me. (And does that …

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Trimming the Hedges

I have never waxed anything.  Probably because I’m a chicken. Thankfully, my eyebrows have never grown together into a cartoon-villainish unibrow and I don’t have UFH – “unwanted facial hair” (as if any woman wants facial hair).  But the knowledge that sexy celebrities wax not only their faces but private areas always gave me the …

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Prince Ideal vs. Prince Real

When I read the Twilight series (yes, I read all four books – including the long passages of Bella pining away incessantly for Edward), it seemed that we were setting up our teenage girls for incredibly unrealistic expectations.  Here was Edward, perfect Prince Charming, with only a little paleness and a couple of fangs as …

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