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Polyamory & Cuckolding–Your Burning Questions Answered: Sexual Healing

ColumnGot a burning question for Stefanie, Ecosalon’s resident sex expert? Once a month, she’ll be doing a Sexual Healing Q & A in these pages, so whatever’s on your mind — bring it on. Today we discuss polyamory, fetishes, and what “normal” means. Email your questions to: stefanie at ecosalon […]

Terry Richardson, Consent and You: Sexual Healing

Terry Richardson’s long history of sexual predation is repugnantly, exhaustingly common. But it provides the occasion for us to explore the murky, complex issue of consent – and its deep implications for your sex life. Men like Richardson often get a pass (until some get their collective comeuppance) because we […]

Natural Birth Control Tips Part II: Getting Down to Business

In part one of this series on natural birth control, we explored the toxic perils of the birth control pill. For all the ways that it has liberated women and given birth (no pun intended) to the sexual revolution that began more than forty years ago, it turns out that […]

Orgasmic Meditation and Pleasure as Practice (Part I): Sexual Healing

Do you meditate? Do you like to orgasm? Orgasmic Meditation or “OM” puts these two practices together like the ultimate Reese’s: you definitely want this pleasurable peanut butter in your chocolate. I’m about to explode everything you ever thought you knew about orgasm. In this column, we’ve talked about the […]

Natural Birth Control Tips, Part 1: The Pill, The Environment and Your Health

From STIs to unwanted children, protect ourselves we must. For the sustainability-inclined, natural birth control can be a complex maze to navigate. Eco-conscious people aren’t simply thinking about how an unwanted child might affect their own lives – they’re considering the broader implications of overpopulation, planetary wellness, and health. Since […]

How To Start Your Own Personal Sexual Revolution: Sexual Healing

Is a sexual  revolution in the air? Perhaps it’s the birds singing, the blossoms exploding into orgies of color, and the annual shedding and storing of our winter wardrobe. But this spring there’s something different – are you feeling an extra edge of rebellion and resistance? Whether it’s the potential […]

How To Eat Your Way To A Better Orgasm (Seriously): Sexual Healing

ColumnWe’ve talked a lot about the orgasm in this space before (and we surely will again), but it’s just one of many ingredients in the proverbial sexual feast. Find out how the food on your real dinner plate can affect your sexual appetites. The four-stage model of sexual response goes like […]

Sex and Intimacy: What’s Love Got To Do With It? Sexual Healing

Intimacy is a word that we bandy about, but we rarely grapple with its more challenging implications. Intimacy is also the issue that lady mags tend to frame as the key to healthy relationships, and however true this is, not all of us are currently in a relationship. (And many […]

Redefining Cougar Women: Sexual Healing

 If you learned everything you know about “cougar women” from “The Graduate” or even “Sex and the City,” you’re still woefully ignorant about a very common dating scenario. There’s nothing predatory about older women dating younger men. The Mrs. Robinson myth is alive and well, despite major cultural shifts in […]

The G-spot: Fact or Fiction? Sexual Healing

ColumnLong the subject of breathless Cosmo articles, the G-spot continues to fascinate and confound men, women, and scientists everywhere. But is it real? And more importantly – why should you care? If you’ve wondered, and perhaps tried to locate your g-spot successfully (or to no avail), it’s time to stop […]

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Redefining Cougar Women: Sexual Healing

 If you learned everything you know about “cougar women” from “The Graduate” or even “Sex and the City,” you’re still woefully ignorant about a very common dating scenario. There’s nothing predatory about older women dating younger men. The Mrs. Robinson myth is alive and well, despite major cultural shifts in […]

PRO: Your Abortion Stories are Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: Sexual Healing

There is no shame in abortion. ABORTION. Say it with me. You don’t need to speak in hushed tones: your abortion stories, my abortion story – they’re the stories of our lives. And they’re as normal as normal can be. According to Katha Pollitt, author of the wonderful and important […]

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