Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s everything to read when you’re chilling after turkey.

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This Week in Misogyny: You Won’t Believe What Happens Next Week!

There’s oh-so-much misogyny to cover this week, including a larger-than-usual dose of transphobia, lots of cool study findings, and several Twitter accounts you’re going to want to go follow right now. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: You Won’t Believe What Happens Next Week!

Sex On The Micro-Side: Your Questions, Redux

Q. If a solid latex dildo has been lubed or washed with the wrong product, and is now sticky, is there a way to neutralize the deterioration, or should we just get a new one? Read More Sex On The Micro-Side: Your Questions, Redux

Mark Twain Knew Best: How to Be in the Moment

Q. How does someone who is accomplished at giving themselves orgasms do it with a partner? Like not let their mind wander off and think of all the ways that they can do a better job of giving the orgasm, instead of focusing on what is happening at the moment? How can one enjoy someone else’s technique? Read More Mark Twain Knew Best: How to Be in the Moment

If It Ain’t Broke: Orgasms and Expectation

Q. I’m almost 25 and have never been able to have more than one orgasm per sexcapade. Is there something I can try to fix this? My fiancé is starting to think it is him, despite the fact that I have assured him it isn’t. I have had some really intense orgasms just never multiple orgasms. Thank you for any help you can offer! Read More If It Ain’t Broke: Orgasms and Expectation

Lover Of Unreason: On Convincing, Or Really, Not At All

Q. I’m in a monogamous, heterosexual relationship, and I don’t always (or often) orgasm from intercourse. It really seems to bother my partner. I don’t fake it, because that seems pointless, and he always gets me off before we get to the “main act,” but I can tell he thinks he’s failing somehow. How do I convince him that I’m still really enjoying myself, even if I don’t orgasm during p-i-v intercourse? Read More Lover Of Unreason: On Convincing, Or Really, Not At All

This Week in Misogyny Just Can’t

Oh dear. There is just so much wrong with the world this week. A little bit of good news, but a lot more that’s positively rage-inducing. At least there’s an awesome Stephen Colbert smackdown! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Just Can’t

Speak Now: Talking About Sexual Needs

Q. My sex drive is bigger than my man’s. When we have sex, I always initiate first and if he gets off first, he’s done and I am left feeling horny, angry, and sad that he doesn’t seem to care enough to help me out or want to satisfy me. I want sexual attention back just like I give him. I ain’t going to beg and I’m sick of doing it myself. It doesn’t bother him one bit to not finish the job after I just gave him 100% and satisfaction. What am I to do? Read More Speak Now: Talking About Sexual Needs