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As You Desire: The Ins and Outs of Condom Use

Now we get down to the meat and potatoes of condom use. The “why they do” and “why they don’ts” … the ups and downs, ins and outs. OK, enough of that. This is serious business. With consistent and correct use, condoms have an estimated 95% protection rate against the spread of STDs and unplanned pregnancy.

So why is it still so difficult to get people to use them? I asked that exact question in an informal survey with my FB crowd. Here’s what they said: Continue Reading

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When It Comes to Condoms, Size Does Matter!

Condoms, like people, come in all sizes and colors. The condom movement has become mainstream in the prevention of STDs as well as a way to reduce your risk for pregnancy. As I started my research on this topic I… Continue Reading

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As You Desire: She Said, He Said – What We Wish the Other Knew!

The ongoing battle of the sexes. What keeps us at arm’s length or living with frustration? Is it communication styles? Opposing needs? Physical differences? I recently asked a group of men and women on Facebook to answer some important questions.… Continue Reading

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As You Desire: Swinging It’s Not Child`s Play Part 2

Here’s the continuation from my last column on swinging, which covered the who, why and how of partner swapping. I am using two terms interchangeably: ‘swinging’ and ‘lifestyle.’ In the ’50s, it was commonly called ‘wife swapping.’ These terms can include swapping… Continue Reading

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As You Desire: Swinging – It’s Not Child’s Play – Part 1

… Monogamy is an interesting concept. Are human beings designed to only have one sexual partner in a lifetime? According to the Enrichment Journal’s statistics on the divorce rates in America, the divorce rate for first marriages is 41%; the divorce rate for second … Continue Reading