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What Women Want

Dress up anything in the guise of scientific research, and I’ll read about it. ANYTHING. Including crap like, Study Reveals Once and For All What Women Find Attractive (and thank you Jezebel for finding this stuff for me). I’m not going to paraphrase the Jezebel post. There’s no point to that. Here’s the one-liner: the latest […]

You Can’t Have it All

Piling onto this conversation a week late, but… sometimes I just can’t help myself. About that New York Magazine feature story: How the Pill Changed the World, that had so many smart folk talking last week: Besides the fact that it was somewhat inaccurate, derivative and kinda insulting, it also seemed to miss the point. […]

Probably Not the Smartest Thing to Include in a Text (to a Girl)

It’s a rainy Monday morning, hence the perfect time to kvetch. I’ve written (many times) before about how much I hate dating by text. Most recently here. If a guy isn’t into long chats on the phone, that’s cool with me because neither am I. In fact, it’s kind of an issue when a guy […]

Why Are We Even Talking About This – Safe Sex?

I’m a 39 (weeks away from 40) year old women who enjoys a healthy sex life and not with a single, long-term partner. I don’t think of myself as promiscuous. But the fact that I have anywhere from 2-5 new partners a year + a fb that I’ve been seeing for years (who I don’t […]

I’m Not Saying It’s Bad Advice, I’m Just Saying…

Alright, I’ve been thinking about this for a while. Whether or not I wanted to go there. I might regret it, but fuck it. A while ago YourTango (a mag I like, this is not me beating up on YourTango or on anyone) posted a piece on where to meet good men. It was a […]