Everything changes when you become a mom. Your body, your heart, your brain and your libido. It’s a top to bottom overhaul of the things that used to matter, the way you spend your time and money and your ability to remember your own name. You talk about yourself in the third-person using a generic label, and where your ass used to be is now just one long thigh. Your formerly sexy, confident and self-care focused self has left the building, and in her place is someone who cuts her own hair and has 3-week-old string cheese in her purse.
I write a lot about personal stuff. My boobs, my kid, my old dating life, eating disorders, addiction and loss. But for some reason, writing about the bedroom department feels more intimate than writing about the feelings department.
As I move into the third trimester of my third pregnancy, I’m realizing that some of the things I’m dealing with are universal, and definitely not talked about enough. In our mom-to-be circles, we talk about our underwear not staying up, swollen ankles and that guy who thinks it’s okay to ask if you’re pregnant with twins. But when it comes to sex, we mainly just talk about not wanting to have it. Continue Reading
Vaginas. So magical, yet so misunderstood—even by those of us that own one. Continue Reading
On today’s show Emily is joined by sex educators and toy aficionados April Lampert and Amy Baldwin to talk all things sex. Together, the ladies cover a range of topics, from sexual awakenings to oral sex abroad to the curious rise in anal licking. The three trade hot stories, insights and candid experiences to shed some light on the lives of sexperts. Amy and April also assist in answering your emails: Should you disclose past infidelities to a new date? And when it comes to condoms and casual sex, is there any room for negotiation?
Now that we’re right on the cusp of the New Year, with it’s infinite possibilities for redemption, I know some of you are itching to hit the reset button and leave the past year in the dust. Sure there may be parts of 2016 that we’d all like to forget, but why not take a moment to focus on some of the good stuff… Like sex toys! After all, when you’re in the business of pleasure, there’s always some new toy or sensual product to celebrate… Continue Reading
Every day women are bombarded with images and messages that attempt to “define” female sexuality. More often than not, these depictions are in conflict with one another. Are women supposed to be the ever lusty, pouting, prostrate super models we see in magazines? Are all millennial women just career gals, leaning in during the day, and kicking back at night with a bottle of wine and a handful of Tinder options? Or perhaps female sexuality is regulated to a short stint before the childbearing years; only to disappear once the babies come, leaving couples with nothing but sitcom humor and a resignation to their now sexless future? Continue Reading