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Barranquilla Born Silvia Tcherassi Designs with Flair

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Barranquilla Born Silvia Tcherassi Designs with Flair

Barranquilla, Colombia native Silvia Tcherassi is a Florida-based, fashion designer and hotelier that designs with flair. With an atelier located in Miami, her designs have been presented during the official calendars of Paris and Milan fashion weeks. Her collections can be found across the Americas and Europe at any one of [...]

How to Prevent UTIs

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How to Prevent UTIs

Beyond merely urinating after sex. Hell hath no fury like an infected urinary tract. And for those of us susceptible to the wrath of the dreaded UTI, it’s rarely an isolated instance. Once the seal is broken...well, you know the drill.  Now, the most colloquial consensus on UTIs is pretty uniform: the [...]

Why Sex is Painful for Some Women

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Why Sex is Painful for Some Women

Pinning down the root cause is the first step to a solution. Unless you're toying with bondage, sex should not be painful. But for many people with vaginas, it can be all too common. According to a 2014 study, anywhere from 10 to 20% of women in the United States experience dyspareunia—recurrent [...]

Phallus Myths

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Phallus Myths

Debunking common misconceptions and declarations. Much like the vagina or, say, Greek antiquity, the penis is rife with mythology. For all its plentiful capabilities, it’s also a vessel for ample misinformation, much of which is widely believed to be true. So it follows that the owners of said sex orangs oft find [...]

Why Do Women Orgasm?

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Why Do Women Orgasm?

It may be evolutionary—or not. Sex is about more than just the orgasm—but it’s hard to resist the satisfaction of a climax. Unfortunately, though, orgasms aren’t always as easily achieved for some people as others: a 2017 study of cis-gendered participants found that bisexual and straight women were about 20% less likely to [...]

How to Have an Open Relationship

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How to Have an Open Relationship

A few keys to making consensual non-monogamy successful. Monogamy is the preferred M.O. for most people in relationships, right? Well, not exactly. Research conducted by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller revealed that one of the most common things that people in the United States fantasize about is being in an [...]

A Brief History of Monogamy

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A Brief History of Monogamy

How common is shacking up one-on-one? It may seem like humans have been shacking up together since the dawn of time, but that hasn’t necessarily always been the case. According to a paper published in 2012, the anthropological record shows that 85% of human societies have permitted polygamy (or polyamory)—and while [...]