Is Sex Passe
Physical pleasure binds two people together and lets them endure the inevitable pains and losses of being human. When sex becomes boring, something deeper is usually the problem â€” resentment or envy or lack of honesty. So I worry about the sudden craze for Lysistrataâ€™s solution. Why reject honey for vinegar? Donâ€™t we all deserve sugar in our bowls?
People always ask me what happened to sex since â€œFear of Flying.â€ While editing an anthology of womenâ€™s sexual writing called â€œSugar in My Bowlâ€ last year, I was fascinated to see, among younger women, a nostalgia for â€™50s-era attitudes toward sexuality. The older writers in my anthology are raunchier than the younger writers. The younger writers are obsessed with motherhood and monogamy.Â Continue…
This article is really worth a read by anyone who things that close physical connections between adults are important.