life, sex & relationships

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Friday, 27 July 2012 21:12

Evolving from Homosapiens to Homonoeticus

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planet-earth

 

Dear Sappho,

It seems like the human race has devolved since your time on the planet. Heterosexuality was not compulsive and the arts flourished. Now we have global warming, mass violence and corporate greed destroying the fabric of our society. You didn’t have guns and now guns in the US kill 30,000 people every year. Please tell me how you see humanity surviving into the future. 

 

Friday, 20 July 2012 19:19

Your Brain In Love and Intimacy

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Beautiful-Heart

 

Dear Sappho,

I know I am in love with another woman. It seems like every song is to her, every thought I have is of her, and I can’t stop these lovely feelings, nor do I want to. The problem is she does not express her feelings easily. I don’t know if she fears intimacy is incapable of intimacy or just doesn’t feel the same way I do. Do you have any insight on love and intimacy and the difference between them?

 

Tuesday, 17 July 2012 03:34

Exploring Gender : Another Perspective on Dating

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At the end of last month, I was in a coffee shop with my girlfriend, Brittany, working on my schedule of articles for this month, trying to come up with ideas which would still be relevant within the next few weeks, and then I remembered an idea from a couple of weeks before. I turned to her and asked, “Will you write a guest post, talking about what it’s like for you?” Which seems like a very vague question, but we have a constant dialogue about gender and are constantly asking each other questions, I about her experience in dating a transman and she about all facets of my knowledge of gender.


Friday, 06 July 2012 14:34

I Dedicate this Song to You

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music-love
Dear Sappho,

I recently amused myself by compiling a play list of all the love songs I have ever had with all of my serious lovers. I then asked my girlfriend, not for the first time, what her song with her ex was. She told me again, she couldn’t remember or doesn’t know. I was flabbergasted, how could she not know “their” song after more than 10 years of living together.  Either she’s very discrete, diplomatic or completely unsentimental. I have even had songs for women I have just had a crush on. What criteria do you use for picking a love song and how come everyone doesn’t have one?
 
Thursday, 21 June 2012 22:13

Emotional Fulfillment

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emotional

Dear Sappho,

In spite of being in a “successful” relationship and having a few really great friends I can’t get over the fact that something seems lacking in my life. My partner and I are happy going our separate ways and retuning to home base. We have love, acceptance and mutual interactions and support, but something emotional is missing and I’m not sure what it is. We love each other even more than ever. Yet, I am an emotionally unfulfilled woman. What are the expectations for emotional fulfillment?

Lacking Fulfillment