Apr
16

2012
Yes, I am Going To Talk About Anal

The other  weekend I attended a workshop on anal sex by Tristan Taormino, an American sex educator. Whilst most people spent the Easter long weekend with their families eating chocolate ( or matzah balls), I spent mine learning the ins and outs of this particular sexual activity ( and watching couples demonstrate during their  “practice” session)   We live in a society where anal sex is still seen by so many as taboo. Some see it as wrong, dirty or an act that only porn stars do, whilst other think it’s only for homosexuals. Before I go any further (or deeper) anal sex does not make you gay and it actually feels good for both men and women if performed correctly and safely. If you are a straight guy who would never be a willing receiver in anal play because you think any type of anal sexual activity makes you…

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Mar
22

2012
Are We In A Dating Crisis?

I don’t want to be too negative, but it has become apparent we are in the midst of a dating crisis. Now, I am only referring to Sydney here as it the place I call home and know very well (and know it’s meat market intimately).   Over the past year I have been fortunate enough to work with and befriend some amazing, fantastic, high powered, successful women in this town. Some of these women are married or engaged and have it all, but many of these women are single, strong with no time to date and no time to be mucked around. It’s the alpha female gone wrong! I love the new term ‘alpha female’, the woman that has it all. There is an abundance of women out there who have great jobs, an education, a social status, an income, a brain and a body, two feet to stand…

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Mar
19

2012
When Does Sex End?

When does sex end? I know it’s a bizarre question, but I am a bizarre person with a bizarre profession ( so I’m allowed to ask these questions). Let’s get all academic and look at the definition (which by the way, most definitions of sex I don’t actually agree with). According to one medical website they term sex or sexual intercourse or coitus as “any physical contact between 2 individuals involving stimulation of the genital organs of at least one.” This is actually not a bad definition and does at least leave room for oral, anal and manual sex, and stimulation of only one person. (You don’t have to both be getting off for it to be sex!).   But, according to a study in 2010 by the Kinsey Institute, people don’t agree on what the term “had sex means”. In this study 95% of participants agreed that when a…

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Mar
16

2012
Is Sex The Cure For Memory Loss?

  Can you remember where you put the car keys? Have you forgotten that you told someone you would meet them for lunch? Did you forget to pick something up from the supermarket? Welcome to old age (or just me on a bad day!). I was recently having a conversation with my father about his forgetfulness and him considering taking up bridge as a hobby. That’s what people do at a certain age isn’t it? Bridge or crosswords or puzzles to keep the brain pathways connected and strong. I even once heard that you should brush your teeth with the other hand.   Well, I have a new activity for your – Sex! (Of course I’m going to say that, what did you think I would say? Gardening?). Scientists say that having sex later in life could be a pleasant alternative to these sometimes mundane brainteasers.   In 2011, 170…

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