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How my love and sex life explorations led me to Hyper-Gender

Part 2: Insights about our Identity, Relationships and Sexuality In my previous article about my job-out and coming out, I shared about my process of deep transformation, coming from both love and pain. Reshuffling what success meant for me led me to question my own identity and the way we relate to one another in […]

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Long Distance, Low Libido

Long Distance, Low Libido Our friend, and Ironman athlete, Nic Tickner shares his experience with low libido and low testosterone and how he ultimately got his mojo back. This is a challenge that many endurance athletes, and their partners, face behind the scenes. Straight / Male / 28–32 / North America / Engaged Low libido, […]

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Still Struggling Strong

Still Struggling Strong Our friend, and Toronto fitness leader, Jamie Snow talks about her battles with binge eating, bulimia, mental illness and suicide. Straight / Female / 27 / North America / Single When I’m tanned I can see it better. The scar on my hand. I’m not sure if anyone else would notice it, […]

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I’m pure, innocent and pregnant?

Our friend talks about an unexpected pregnancy from the second guy she’s ever had sex with and the ensuing abortion experience. Straight / Female / 24–27 / North America / Single I grew up in a very loving, very Catholic household. In every other aspect of my life, my parents raised me to be an […]

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My Performance Anxiety While Trying To Make A Baby

Our friend shares a story about all of the issues that surfaced when he and his wife stopped using condoms and started trying to conceive. A tale about performance anxiety while making a baby. Straight / Male / 32–36 / North America / Married “Billy and Lisa, sitting in a tree. K-I-S-S-I-N-G” “First comes love, then […]

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I Have Herpes And There’s Nothing Shameful About it

Laureen talks about receiving her diagnosis and the journey she’s been on to melt the shame typically associated with being HSV2 positive. Straight / Female / 28–32 / North America / Single This post is about a personal story that is no longer personal. A year-and-a-half ago, on a plane from NY to LA, I […]

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What 57 Young Adults Actually Did To Improve Their Sex Lives

No ‘experts’, no one-size-fits-all advice, just the truth about how to improve your sex life delivered straight from people like you, to you. Today we’re going to try something new. We are simply going to share what has brought real change to people’s sex lives and let the data speak for itself. Some of the ideas […]

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She was 37, I was 23 — Reflections on nine years of marriage

Straight / Male / 32 / North America / Married / Nine years ago I got married. I was 23 and my partner, Chimene, was 37. Sometimes I get asked if I would recommend marriage for someone in their early 20s. I answer ‘no’ every time. But then again, I would rarely recommend marriage anyways. […]

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28 Years Of Fighting My Body

Straight / Female / 28–32 / North America / Single Today our dear friend Giulia is courageously giving you an all access pass into her most intimate struggles with body image, anorexia, breast implants and eating disorders. Sadly, 91% of women are unhappy with their already beautiful bodies. She is doing this named, so let’s […]

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What Strangers On The Internet Taught Me About Sex

Straight / Male / 29–34 / North America / Long-term Relationship / High speed internet access, especially for a teenage boy is a double edged sword. Sure, it does help with homework and technical literacy is pretty much as critical as actual literacy in the modern world, but when you’re a prepubescent, barely contained roiling […]