How to know which sort you have

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There are a lot of misconceptions out there about the Twin Flame dynamic. …

It’s the last week of the Halloween writing challenge 🎃

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It’s the last week of the Halloween Writing Challenge. Between now and Saturday, October 30th write a poem or essay that has a spooky, eerie, or supernatural element. The top three submissions will be featured in the October 31 issue of the Sensual newsletter. …

It’s essentially a hate group that doesn’t believe in science

I was bound and determined not to jump on the Chappelle comment bandwagon, publicly debating whether or not his recent comedy special was out of line, but here I am, doing just that. My premise hinges on the acceptability of publicly declaring yourself “team TERF.”

I have to admit that…

So STFU and mind your own business

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One of the co-morbid aspects of living in a culture where a lot of men subconsciously assume that women exist for their pleasure and enjoyment is the belief that women dress solely to gain the attention and approval of men. Therefore, many of them assume that men have the right…

When your priest tells you that a guy is bad news, maybe you should listen?

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James and I have a friend who is in the middle of trying to extricate herself from a relationship that we both agree is dangerous and has the potential to become a real nightmare. Her priest even told her that he’d known the man in question for a while and…

Plus the featured writer

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Don’t forget that the Sensual Halloween writing challenge is underway. Between now and Saturday, October 30th write a poem or essay that has a spooky, eerie, or supernatural element. The top three submissions will be featured in the October 31 issue of the Sensual newsletter. …

The blatant entitlement of some men never ceases to amaze me

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I got a comment from a man I don’t know on a funny meme I’d posted on Facebook this morning. He asked me to become his friend so that we could get to know each other better. I politely told him in a public comment that I don’t “friend” men…

I want to reciprocate, but I also love my wife

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Dear Elle,

There is this woman at work, she makes me lose my head. This other person I don’t really know, I long for her as well. Fantasies, I like to tell myself. All living in my head.

Then, the other day, someone actually flirted with me. Someone pretty I…

Plus details of the Halloween writing challenge

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Announcing the Sensual Halloween writing challenge — between now and Saturday, October 30th write a poem or essay that has a spooky, eerie, or supernatural element. The top three submissions will be featured in the October 31 issue of the Sensual newsletter. …

Some thoughts on how to behave when swapping photos

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Exchanging selfies, even explicit ones, is pretty par for the course in modern dating. That doesn’t mean that anything goes, however. The other person is still a real person with real feelings, even if you are meeting them on a dating app. …

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Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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