emotion

Jealousy for Grown-Ups

August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

I was discussing the ins and outs of sexual jealousy with a friend last week and have been pondering it since. An interesting article interviewing one of the authors of Sex at Dawn in Salon made me think about it even more, and I’ve realized that there’s a strange paradox that seems to [...continue...]

Emotional Remove and Porn Fantasy, Part III

January 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

But ah, that’s the thing. Porn may, for all abstract purposes, lie in the middle of this emotional/sexual spectrum as a safe zone for emotional and physical and fantastical experimentation, but that does not mean we treat it that way. For several reasons. Firstly, porn is, we all know, pure [...continue...]

Emotional Remove and Porn Fantasy, Part II

December 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

>Most of our cultural experience, through media in general and porn in particular, does little to dispel the difficulty of incorporating emotion into our sexual lives. Particularly since we all know that porn is supposed to be bad and that we’re not supposed to be watching it, that remove we [...continue...]

Emotional Remove and Porn Fantasy, Part I

December 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

This is part one of a two- or three-part series of musings about porn, sex, and emotion. The series isn’t finished yet, so I’m publishing it in parts to keep the length down. Comments and feedback would be much appreciated. I believe above most other things in the necessity of fantasy. [...continue...]