Reading Time: 8 minutes As life under quarantine took hold in the United States and around the world, global consumption of Internet pornography rose. Porn Web sites reported increased traffic; sex workers with already-popular fan pages saw an increase in new subscribers. Receding into our homes, we looked for distraction and titillation and intimacy through our computers and phones. A few sex workers told me that their labor should be classified as essential—and they were only partly joking.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Stress is one of the biggest inhibitors of arousal, probably thanks to evolution. If an animal (or human) is trying to survive and is primarily focused on those struggles, it makes sense that breeding, mating, or sex is not as important.
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Reading Time: < 1 minute Sam delivers an important message to everyone – “Stay the F**k at Home!” Jimmy will be making a donation to a worthwhile cause every day during this quarantine. Sam chose Feeding America. Please consider helping them bring food to communities that need it most.
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Reading Time: 4 minutes When you’re jealous you can’t control your thoughts about your partner wanting someone else, having sex with someone else, or leaving you. Every woman or man that your partner looks at, talks to or talks about becomes a potential threat to you and you scan every room the two of you enter for those threats.
Reading Time: 5 minutes As a longtime public, stripper, I often receive contact from other women in the adult industries who are navigating dating and sex work and experiencing jealousy from their partners. What follows is two examples of folks who recently wrote to me and feeling unsupported and invalidated by their boyfriends.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Marriage doesn’t have to be be the place where desire goes to die.
Married women, withholding and controlling sex is hurting you, not just him.
It’s denying yourself of his medicine.