BlogHer Bedroom Video Chat: Get Ready to Talk About Sex, Love and Social Networks

It's time to put sex on the calendar once again! BlogHer Bedroom is coming back this Thursday. This week, I your fearless misadventuress, will be discussing social networks and relationships -- and answering your questions about your own travails in the madness of this world where, more and more, the analog is colliding with the digital. ...more

Baby, You Don't Poke Me Anymore: How Social Media Complicates Relationships

Socially, we are more mobile than we have ever been before. But digitally, we are now more connected than we have been for a long time. No longer are geographic moves tearing our social ties apart. We now inhabit more than a physical space—we are also living in the Cloud. ...more

"Social" networks are over rated.  It is like we are slowly teaching ourselves how to ...more

Do Our Lives Make Sense Only When We Have An Audience?

It happened like most things happen these days: on the internet. During a typical day of surfing, Katya had ended up at the page of the Landmark Forum. “Specifically designed to bring about positive and permanent shifts in the quality of your life—in just three days,” it read. “These shifts are the direct cause for a new and unique kind of freedom and power.” Katya wasn't superstitious, but she felt there was a reason she'd stumbled on that page. That afternoon, she decided to change her life. ...more

If someone has a secret, it feels good to tell it; especially if it's something that caused ...more

Love 2.0: Online or Alienated?

"'No man is an island,' the poet John Donne said. But we're becoming islands," my mother told my friend Parker and me on a lazy afternoon lounging on Waikiki Beach. "As we search for people in our respective niche, we cut off others," she went on. "The internet has made it so easy to find people like us that we no longer know how to deal with anyone who isn't like us." ...more

Do you think the answers to the survey would have been more in favor of sex had Vance made it ...more