Relationships

Let’s talk about our partners, and how we negotiate sharing our homes and lives with them.

Pervertible: my exercise equipment’s sexy secret use

Oh lord, I hope my father never reads this post, or else he’ll find out that he gave my husband one of our favorite “marital aids” without even knowing it.

Incontinence pads saved my new mattress from messy sex

When we set up the bed, I realized I was terrified. The mattress was SO WHITE, and I desperately wanted it to stay that way. Ten years of sleeping on mattresses stained with other people’s bodily fluids had done me in. I became obsessed with keeping the mattress clean…

Husband: pack rat. Me: neat freak. How do we learn to compromise?

SO MANY COUPLES (or roommates, or families) have the deadly combo of packrat + neat freak. When your organizational styles clash, what can you do to ease the tension?

The cunnilingus chair

A while back, I celebrated the 10 year anniversary of my relationship with my favorite armchair. Come with me as I recount our many wonderful years together.