Your Darkest Hour

It's probably one in the morning.  But I don't want to look at my phone because if it is 1am it will just remind me that I'm still awake and not sleeping.  My mind is on. My heart pounds quickly. "I just want to sleep" I think to myself as my husband sleeps soundly.  How? How can I sleep when there is always a constant movement of worry and anxiety in my mind.  An endless to do list that never goes away and somehow never gets done....more

Talk show interview on my book about sexual abuse

I was interviewed recently on an online talk show sponsored by Stop the Silence, an organization to help prevent childhood sexual abuse. The interview was about my book, Enfolded in Silence/A Story in Art of Healing from Sexual Trauma in Childhood ( I read poetry about my abuse experiences and also about how I healed, both of which are in my book. I continue to look for opportunities to spread the word about sexual abuse and healing. Healing is possible with good help and perseverance. It took time for me, but the life I lead now is very precious....more

The Duggar Story is Mine

I know this is not what I normally write about here but the subject is incredibly important.........more
I am so sorry that you had this happen to you. I have tentatively followed the Duggar story, for ...more

The Power of Silk Stockings: 7 Tips for a Better Sex Life

There's something about putting on a simple piece of something silky that makes me feel sexy and does powerful things to my guy. B loves the silky feeling of stockings, thigh -highs to be exact, and I love the way it makes me feel to have him trail his fingers up and down my legs while I'm wearing them. It's these intimate moments and small touches that make for our healthy and voracious sex life. Lately, it seems that there are a lot of articles and pins popping up around the web about intimacy missing from relationships....more
I agree. It's too easy for us as women to get trapped in the what am I supposed to feel like, ...more

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"The guy who I was dating, who was passed out in the living room, would likely have gotten ...more

Book Review: Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan

I was recommended this book by my book whore sister from another mother. She kept telling me “JUST READ IT DAMMIT” and finally after dragging my feet, reading other books for indie authors and in general just procrastinating……I read it!...more

8 Easy Steps to More Bacon.

This morning, as I was innocently perusing Facebook, I happened across a link to an article that made me want to run away screaming. My neck tensed up. My heart raced. It was awful. ...more
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Sex-onomics: It's Not About How Much You Have But What It Is Worth

By Chana Goldstein and Leigh Arn#WhatItsWorthThe secret to amazing, incredible, mindblowing sex? It's not about how much you have but how much the sex is worth to you and to your partner....more

Why the FDA Needs to Approve 'Female Viagra'

It’s been 17 years since Viagra—the “little blue pill” to boost men’s sexual function—was approved by the FDA. Since 1998, men have had the privilege of using Viagra to improve their sex lives....more
It is interesting to me, as a natural health practitioner, that you sought the help of doctors ...more

Dear Dr. Romance: Does Friends with Benefits Work?

Dear Dr. Romance:I was browsing the net and came across one of your articles "No Strings Attached Sex" which I  found very interesting as it relates to a situation I am facing currently.   ...more