Category Archives: Confessions

Manifesting People Into Your Life, a.k.a. I’m Trying the Relationship Thing Again

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss   My therapist calls me the “Great Manifestor.” It’s probably more accurate to call me the … Continue reading

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I Still Have Shame About Sex and I Hate It

I hate that I still have shame about sex. When I was thirteen, I went to see The Truth About Cats & Dogs with my family at the newly renovated, state-of-the-art theater two towns over. The verdict afterwards was unanimous: … Continue reading

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Wilted Orchids, Deep Roots a.k.a. How to Plan for a Funeral

How do you decorate for a party you never wanted to attend? How do you fill a room with cheer when no cheer can possibly be found? “What would he want?” we asked ourselves over and over again, as if … Continue reading

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Sex: Bi-Curious, aka I’m Thinking About Sleeping with Men

I’m like that girl in college who gets bored and wants to make out with girls at a party but she can’t really get down when it comes to touching another woman’s vagina. I’m like that; but with penises. It … Continue reading

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Navigating Sex After Grief

It’s been almost a year since DE and I broke up, a year full of horrible tragedy, grief and heartbreak. A year of change, upheaval and instability. A year in which I have not had sex. Had not. A year … Continue reading

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Sexting: I Ecourage It!

I remember the first time I tried sexting. It was awkward and I wasn’t sure if I was doing it right. Sending dirty pictures of me and describing what dirty things I wanted to do to my boyfriend (at the … Continue reading

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Public Sex With My Plus-Size Body

Ever since my creative sexual imagination began, I have not been able to stop fantasizing about having sex in any place at any time.  I would fantasize about having sex on a hammock swinging side to side, on the beach … Continue reading

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Sex: Sand in Places, aka Questions for the Publicly Inclined

[Editor’s note: This is part of our series on public sex/ nudity/ exhibitionism. If you’d like to share your story, email info[at]] To be perfectly honest, I’ve mostly had sex in pretty conventional locations. Some friends have stories of classroom … Continue reading

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Sex: The Time I Got Paid $5 to Have Sex in Public

[Editor’s note: We’re doing a series on public nudity/sex/exhibitionism. If you want to tell your story, email us at I thought I’d start us out by writing about the time I got paid $5 to have sex in public. … Continue reading

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My Pill Popping Problem, aka I Keep Forgetting I’m Back on Birth Control

Because I was having complete emotional breakdowns and tragic bouts of depression right before my period each and every month, my therapist and I thought going on birth control might help regulate my hormones and make life a bit less … Continue reading

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