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Life’s Little Luxuries

Sometimes, I like to jot down a list of simple pleasures—things that make me grateful to be alive, and deep-down happy. Here is my latest list. I would love to hear about yours. A four-poster bed. …

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Does the G-Spot Really Exist?

When you think of a sonogram, you probably think of some grainy, grey-and-white image of your baby’s hand waving at you, labeled with the caption “Hi Mom!” You probably don’t think about the clito…

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The Orgasm Gap: Are Women Faking It?

Remember the famous scene from When Harry Met Sally?  Harry swears that all his girlfriends are having O-O-Orgasms during sex and Sally questions his bravado. She wonders how he’s so sure his girl…

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3 Reasons We Cause Ourselves To Suffer

"The mind is its own place, and in it self can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n." -- John Milton Understanding why we cause ourselves to suffer is the first step in learning to let go and be…

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Pleasure: It’s All in the Hands

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist. —Louis Nizer …

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Food Guilt: How to Eat Without Shame

What brings you pleasure? Real pleasure, so rich and deep that even thinking about it creates a visceral response? Right now, see if you can list a dozen things that bring you shivers of excitemen…

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The Sound of Pleasure

Remember the hushed make out sessions of your youth.  Rarely did we allow ourselves to sound out our pleasure lest our parents would hear. For many people, not wanting others to hear any evidence of o…

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Comfort Food and Sex

Mashed potatoes and a roll in the hay? Yes, please! It doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand that pleasing the senses can make us feel good--but is there more at play than just pure pleasure? …

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Giving Up Fast-Food Sex

We think fast food is equivalent to pornography, nutritionally speaking.  ~Steve Elber As a culture, our diet often suffers from the overwhelming demands of schedule and time constraints; we pick u…

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Ask the Loveologist: The Orgasmic Brain

I don't know what's wrong with me. I know I can orgasm because I have on my own before, but every time I come close to it with my boyfriend something just freezes. He is trying to be understanding abo…

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