#TBT: What Causes the Best Actress Relationship Curse?
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#TBT: What Causes the Best Actress Relationship Curse?

Hey friends, The Academy Awards are this weekend. I’m re-running this piece from 2010 for ThrowBack Thursday and at the very end I add a couple updates since this was first written. Thankfully this year we have a couple actors of color nominated (unlike 2011 where we literally had none in any of the major … Continue reading

#TBT: Approaches to Breaking Up
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#TBT: Approaches to Breaking Up

Hey, kids. Time for Throw Back Thursday, where we review a piece from back in the day. This originally ran in January of 2012.  Pragmatically, if you enter into a relationship, there are two possible outcomes: you either stay together or you break up. This fact, coupled with anxiety about the reality of either option, … Continue reading

Eric Smith: The Geek’s Guide to Dating
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Eric Smith: The Geek’s Guide to Dating

I’m totally not sure how Eric Smith, co-founder of Geekadelphia, found time to write his award-winning book, The Geeks Guide to Dating. On top of his duties at Philly’s premiere geek site, he’s a busy writer and general wacky creative person with a truly impressive familiarity with geek culture that can only be cultivated by … Continue reading

The Polyamorists Next Door: Interview with Dr. Elisabeth Sheff
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The Polyamorists Next Door: Interview with Dr. Elisabeth Sheff

Polyamory  is like the band, fun.. Been around for, like, forever… but in 2013 they’re finally breaking through. Except, instead of doing a song with  Janelle Monáe, it’s having multiple simultaneous loving, sexual relationships. And instead winning A Best New Artist Grammy, it’s getting coverage in such mainstream media as CNN. Dr. Elisabeth Sheff is an … Continue reading

Are we meant to be non-monogamous?
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Are we meant to be non-monogamous?

Hey Friends! I’m in Africa for a couple weeks. So this is an classic column that first ran in 2010. Questions? Comments? Violent reactions? Email sexwithtimaree@gmail.com or tweet @timaree_leigh See more at http://www.facebook.com/sexwithtimaree and http://tinyurl.com/swtpod Question to the Sexpert: “For a long time I felt this way. Thankfully my fiancee is the shit and we … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Breakups
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Valentine’s Day Breakups

What accounts for this trend? Why would so many people have so much drama right around the time of year when the entire force of the marketing power of the US Economy is selling messages that if you truly love your woman, you will give her something that required an African child to lose a minimum of an arm to acquire? I mean, that’s not putting any pressure on anyone. Continue reading

When Can We Bang?
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When Can We Bang?

Getting friendzoned is really a matter of fate. You don’t put yourself by waiting too long, no matter how many people like to think that. If she thinks you’re sexy and she wants your motion in her ocean, she’ll want it on the 22nd date as much as she wants it on the 2nd. If there is sex that you would get on date 3 that you wouldn’t get on date 13, then it’s just very temporary sex anyway. Continue reading