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Tag Archive | "Personal Post"

The Virgin Diaries: My Complicated Relationship with Sex

Thursday, July 15, 2010

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photo by woodleywonderworks Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her sixth installment: When I first got my period, my mother wanted to avoid the dreaded “Talk” but still [...]

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Confession: Withdrawal Is Not an Option

Thursday, July 8, 2010

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photo by David_and_Katarina A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: “I thought you said you were going to pull out.” In the dark, I could still see his expression, startled yet a little defiant, as if the fact that he had just come inside me without [...]

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Confession: Buddhism, the New Tactic of Players

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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photo by Chi King Our contributor Abby Spector, who is majoring in Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: Twenty-first century men are stuck between the macho and the metrosexual. They are told to be tough yet sensitive, strong yet vulnerable, careless yet compassionate. The manifestations of this straight man’s limbo differ [...]

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The Virgin Diaries: How I Became a Relationship Guru

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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photo by eflon Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her fifth installment: A few months ago, I was working on a paper at home when the phone rang [...]

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Confession: I Don’t Want My Parents’ Relationship

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Mrs. & Mr. Cleaver A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: I have never met two people who love each other more than my parents. They get a pre-work coffee together every morning. They never get sick of talking to each other. They complete each other’s [...]

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Confession: I Love My Boobs!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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photo by PinkMoose A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: I have this dress that I bought at H&M a few months ago that I wear whenever I’m in the mood to feel sexy. Translation: I wear this dress all the time. It’s nothing particularly trashy: [...]

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The Virgin Diaries – How Video Games Taught Me What Sexy Is

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her fourth installment: From the moment I spotted her sitting on a shelf at a local Best Buy, I knew I wanted [...]

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Introducing “The Virgin Diaries”

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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photo by Rafael Acorsi Perhaps you’re familiar with our regular contributor, Katherine Chen, a sophomore English major at Princeton University. She’s written several thoughtful essays on topics like porn and puberty. What really sets apart her involvement with our site about sex, however, is the fact that she’s never had any. But just because one [...]

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Confession: Synagogue Sex Ed

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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photo by Lawrie Cate A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: Before my freshman year of high school, I didn’t know much more about sex than the basic mechanics. Insert tab A into slot B and, voila, you have a baby and/or an STD. This was [...]

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Confession: I Don’t Do Drunken Hookups

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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photo by nayrb7 A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: I woke up one morning after an evening chugging most of a jug of $3 wine and several cups of that uniquely collegiate concoction “jungle juice.” Head pounding, eyes squinting, and stomach lurching, I realized there [...]

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