Sex & Relationships

Some Like It Curvy: Sex With Your Ex

December 21, 2012

Exes. Like a bad Taylor Swift song, they just seem to pop up every now and again. They’re like riding a bike. Or an emotional roller coaster. One or the other. But regardless, sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where our ex is present and we don’t have any pants on. No? Only I’ve […]

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Tips To Create Community and Neighborhood Unity

December 18, 2012

Neither a borrower nor a lender be. A friend in need is a friend indeed. It takes a village to raise a child. These and others are the basic adages we’re given from a young age to help us learn to form interpersonal relationships that will be successful and rewarding.  Most of us grew up […]

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I Thought You Could Be My Next Boyfriend

December 14, 2012

I had a dream last night. Maybe a nightmare. You were there. We were together in bed, but you were cold and distant. You slept with your back to me. You pulled away, and never looked into my eyes. You used to look deep into them, questioning, wanting to know me, to know who I […]

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Some Like It Curvy: I’ve Lost My Sex Drive

November 30, 2012

Many women have said to us, “I’ve lost my sex drive. Help!” Have no fear, girls. Curvy Girl Guide is here! Let’s just jump right into this ladies, and allow me to tell you, I can totally empathize. During my last pregnancy, I had sex exactly twice. Two times in nine months. And both times, […]

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Some Like It Curvy: Sex Videos

November 16, 2012

Do you know what Curvy Girl Guide needed? A little more sex. That’s what our new column, Some Like It Curvy, will be bringing to you. No topics are off limits, and all questions are great questions. We welcome you to make this a place of acceptance, advice, and sisterhood. A place where we get […]

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The Seven-Year Itch

November 13, 2012

In just a few short months my husband and I will be celebrating our seven-year anniversary. Exciting, right!? I thought so too until my over-active imagination started going crazy and everything that happened became a sure sign that the seven-year itch was upon us. I demanded that my husband start “woo-ing” me as he had […]

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Why I Didn’t Take My Husband’s Last Name

October 25, 2012

I had the idea of how I wanted an ideal marriage to go long before I ever conceded that I myself might get married one day. I didn’t want kids, and on most days still don’t. I wanted a husband who took as much responsibility for the house as I did. I never would tolerate […]

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I Was Sexually Manipulated, And I Let It Happen.

October 22, 2012

At 36-year-old, I have been with to the same man for nearly 18 years. I wasn’t a virgin when I got married at age 22. He didn’t take my virginity when we started dating at the age of 18. By the time I met the boy I would eventually marry, I had already punished myself in ways […]

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The Work Husband Problem

October 11, 2012

My girlfriends were chatting over drinks one evening, and one of them made a reference to her “work husband”. Work husband? What’s that? You know, it’s my best friend at work, who happens to be a guy, that I can go to about anything and just vent. My husband never understands anything I’m telling him about work, […]

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She Speaks: A Steamy Story of Embracing the “Cougar”

September 13, 2012

At thirty-seven, she had lived at least four lives. She had a cat who had outlasted two husbands, four states, three jobs, and a college degree. She had lived through heartbreak and rebuilt a life for her son and herself. She had everything she needed, and she was the best she had ever been. She […]

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