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Sex Positive Parenting Series in Seattle

October is National Family Sex Education month, and besides this awesome contest where you can win prizes, we are also hosting events in our stores.
This weekend in Seattle we are hosting the Sex Positive Parenting Series put on by Nekole Shapiro, the founder of TantricBirth, and Allena Gabosch the director of the Center for Sex Positive Culture.  The discussion is open, so any topic regarding talking to your kids about sex or creating a sex positive environment for your kids to grow up in, is on the table. Read the full post »

Would You Give up Sex for Coffee?

A recent issue of Seattle magazine is a paean to the robust Seattle coffee scene. Lots of interesting factoids about beans and baristas, but what jumped out at me was this statistic; of their survey respondents, 4% said they’d rather forgo sex than miss out on coffee.

Wow. Forever? Or just in the morning? I suppose that just as alcoholics live sober by forgoing drinking one day at a time, a person could inadvertently miss out on morning sex forever by rushing for java every day rather than grabbing a morning quickie.

But what if it was all day and forever? What would you give up sex for?

One co-worker allowed he’d give it up for money. But then we got into heavy negotiations- it went up to a million bucks a year for no sex, including masturbation.

Money’s tempting, but I’m too romantic. Wouldn’t life lose it’s vibrancy without sex? Colors would dull, and how much pleasure would I get from my awesome seven-bridge-view mansion with no sexy juiciness making me feel alive?

A USA Today poll found that half of women would rather give up sex than gain ten pounds. Wow again. Read the full post »