We asked 3,500+ women in same-sex relationships what they fought about — from drinking too much to not seeing each other enough to being jealous of exes, here’s the results!
You can be poly and married and want to date, but no one will know what your deal is until you tell them, so tell them up front.
“I locked myself in the bathroom because she kept telling me I wasn’t cleaning the toilet the right way”
“Whether or not selfie culture upholds or demolishes the patriarchy”
We’re interested in finding out more about your relationship — specifically, the hard parts. If you’re a woman of any sexual orientation in a relationship with another woman (or multiple women), you should fill this out! It’ll take 10-15 minutes, max.
How to explore kinky sex with a kinky partner when you have no experience whatsoever.
“This week has involved a lot of needing to let go of all the things I can’t have total control over and I’m not good at that and I don’t like it but also maybe that’s okay.”
How to squirt, how to sext like it’s 1615, the Magic Wand throughout art history and so much more!
“Fuck flowers. Fuck everything. We’re ordering about a hundred LED twinkling lights and I’m gonna stick gold washi tape on ’em and sprinkle them everywhere and call it a night.”
How do lesbians have sex? Well, we have an actual answer for you: here are the 15 sex acts we consider a regular part of our sex lives.
HOW WILL YOU EVER KNOW?
This week’s New York Magazine Sex Diarist is going on a date with a woman for the first time and it’s totally no big deal.
“I’ve never had a move that felt so little like being jolted from one space to another and so much like something clicking into place.”
Bad name; terrible aesthetic; awesome toy.
Butt plugs and anal beads not on a string; these are a few of my favorite things.
“There’re only 135 hours or so until I get to Los Angeles and I can feel every single one.”
“I am still crying an amount that for me is significantly higher than average, what’s up with that?”
“After explaining who Shannon was in relation to me, we were let in to go through airport-like security around 7:40, I was handed a laminated piece of paper with ‘Applicant 1’ on it and an accompanying feeling of having won at waiting in line, and we were let up to the floor for the interview at 8.”
Poet Leah Horlick’s book of poems For Your Own Good uses the symbolic language of the tarot as a vehicle to express some of the most traumatic experiences of her life. These poems tell the story of an abusive relationship and its aftermath, using tarot cards and tarot symbolism to do so.
So many women feel like there isn’t a space to talk about their experiences in this area. So! That brings us here; we’ve tried to make the space we want to see in the world in the form of this open thread.