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Love And Sex

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My obsession with men was masking something far deeper: I wanted to be one

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A black and white of two people’s silhouettes in front of a curtained window.
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The breakup that deprogrammed my toxic romantic pattern

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This Is Us

My husband and I are sexually incompatible — but instead of ditching each other, we ditched monogamy

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I want to be blindsided by tragedy, not living with every muscle tensed

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A photo of three firefighters’ shadows illuminated by the orange-red of fires in the background. One of them has a hose.
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My real-life education on everything from gaslighting to trauma bonds

Photos courtesy of the author.


Mistakes were made. And I’m a better man for it.

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On growing up in the shadow of Dr. Drew

A photo of the writer as a child with her father.
A photo of the writer as a child with her father.
Photos courtesy of the author.


Planet Soul

How to use sex as a spiritual practice

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A photo of a woman with light shining from her eyes and mouth. The image is a dark blue/black shade.
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I set out to write a book about food. The love lessons were a welcome side dish.


Fiction

A story about that guy who’s never wrong

Image: Sunday by Edward Hopper

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