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How can I get past my performance anxiety?

How can I get past my performance anxiety?

Rhonda answers your question on how to overcome performance anxiety during sex.

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In the heat of the moment

In the heat of the moment

Negotiating safe sex should be straightforward. But when those involved fear rejection and judgement, when we associate asking for a condom with calling someone ‘dirty’, when we are socialised to defer to others, it gets complicated.

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My boyfriend likes ‘shemales’. Is this a recipe for disaster?

My boyfriend likes ‘shemales’. Is this a recipe for disaster?

Rhonda answers the question: My boyfriend likes ‘shemales’. Is this a recipe for disaster? Will I ever be enough to satisfy him?

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Sex addiction: another form of slut shaming?

Sex addiction: another form of slut shaming?

Somehow sex addiction has become a label we slap on anyone we perceive as having a higher than ‘normal’ sex drive (whatever that is) or whose behaviour sits outside social norms (whatever those are): another form of slut-shaming

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The power in sex

The power in sex

Does sex necessarily involve power? Not just Domination and submission, but non-BDSM sex? Rhonda Perky explores questions of power and privilege inherent in sex.

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Passionfruit: A sex shop with a difference

Passionfruit: A sex shop with a difference

Think if you’ve seen one sex shop you’ve seen them all? Look again. Michelle Temminghoff talks about what makes Passionfruit The Sensuality Shop in Melbourne, Australia, more than just an adult store.

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Sex toys: dos and don’ts

Sex toys: dos and don’ts

Thinking of buying a sex toy? Victoria from Passionfruit The Sensuality Shop talks sex toys, the sex toy industry, and how to find the right fit for you.

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What’s with all those dick pics?

What’s with all those dick pics?

A while back, I put out a call to guys who have sent a picture of their penis to someone without being asked first, whether in a sext, over social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, or on a dating site, and to guys who have used a penis as their profile picture. I wanted to understand their motivation, what response they expected to get, and what response they actually received.

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My husband and I are sexually incompatible but I don’t want an open relationship

My husband and I are sexually incompatible but I don’t want an open relationship

My husband and I have almost always been sexually incompatible. He has a high libido, strong fantasies, and interest in BDSM. I don’t want an open marriage so even if he were to go outside our marriage with my consent, I wouldn’t look outside. I am willing to end our marriage if things go poorly. What should we do?

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Sacred sexuality: sex-negativity in spiritual clothing?

Sacred sexuality: sex-negativity in spiritual clothing?

When I think of sacred sexuality (or Tantra), it sets off my bullshit meter. I picture caftans and communes, or people publicly displaying a kind of seventies big-bush sexuality that feels particularly unsexy to me. Is this sex-negativity in spirituality’s clothing? Or is something else going on?

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