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Dear Universe, Please Let the Bedroom Walls Be Thick

So last night I was lying in bed, exhausted from packing all day, when I heard my next door neighbor sneeze. And then it hit me, OMG please let my new apartment have thick walls. Please, oh please, oh please. As I’ve written about before, one of the issues with my current apartment is that […]

Wrap it Up!

I know that I’m late to this party, but hey, I was sick last week. And better late than never, right? So, according to the National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior, condom use declines with age (yes, I know, you read about this last week). Only 25% of adults 50 and over used a condom […]

It’s Not About Sex

The other night, while was lying in bed, I suddenly realized that what I miss, more than anything, is spending the whole night tangled up with someone. Held. Knowing that just hours away there was more sex to come. It’s not the sex I miss.  To tell the truth, I’ve been having sex pretty regularly, […]

Important Things I’ve Learned from One Night Stands

I can still remember the conversation.  I’d met a friend for happy hour at the Boathouse in Central Park.  Not a usual hang out, but it was the first really warm day of summer and we wanted to be outside and enjoy the park. It had been weeks since we’d spoken and the first thing […]

Maybe Not So Empty?

I had my 4th date with Mr. Midwest last night.  It was nice. Good.  Easy. Fun. Sorry, not feeling particularly articulate on the subject.  The truth is, I have absolutely no idea what to say.  We have fun together.  We enjoy each other’s company (well, I enjoy his company and he seems to enjoy my […]