Sensuality Reads

Madonna Calls Out Gay Men’s Misogyny In Out Interview

Long Ring Finger Traits Similar Between Men & Women In Business

Jennifer Lawrence Calls Photo Hack A Sex Crime | $100 Million Lawsuit Threat Finally Prompts Google Action

Anais Mali Pays Tribute To Warrior Women in ‘Amazon’ By Urivaldo Lopes For French Revue de Modes #25

jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

Lea Seydoux Seduces In Lui Magazine Relaunch, Lensed By Mario Sorrenti

Anne Rethinks ‘Flawless’, Third-Tier Male Photographers & Values That Matter


Victoria’s Secret Angels have Appeared Often In GQ & Esquire

Marilyn Monroe Photographer Bert Stern Looks To Kate Upton As Next Muse

The ‘50 Shades of Grey’ BDSM Devil Seduces in the Eternal Submission Collection
Red Genitals Not Arousing In Recent Study, But Men Do Tip Red Shirt Waitresses Better

Sexual Politics & Fashion, 50 Shades of Grey Meets YVVY’s Nude Edition

Islam, Western Guilt, Original Sin & Sensuality | Koray Birand’s Alyssa Miller Images Celebrate Female Eroticism

Loving Relationships | 32 Health Benefits of Sex

American Culture Promotes Female Sexual Dysfunction

For Sister Margaret Farley Responsible Pleasure Is Not a Sin

Strong American Results in Female Sexual Desire Drug

Self Love Is Saying ‘No’ to Fashion Body Images You Hate

Saint Shakira Calls Libido the “Engine of the World”

Male Ego, Women Faking Orgasms & Sensual Chaos in Our Bedrooms

‘Pretty Boy’ Andrej Pejic Talks Sex, Love & Leaving His Gender to ‘Artistic Interpretation’

Find Your Sensual, Sovereign Self with Lone Morch in Paris


Tara, Candice & Robyn | Steven Meisel | Vogue Italia June 2011 | ‘Belle vere’

Franca Sozzani on Curvy Girls, Sensuality & More Body Types in Fashion

Givenchy Transgender Model Lea T Stars in French Vogue (2010)

Tom Ford Embraces Natural Breasts, Not Bombshells

Orgasmic Female Brain in ‘La Petite Mort’

Ever Woman Should Own Jordan Matters’ ‘Uncovered’

Men More Likely Than Women To First Look at Face in Porn Films

Selita Ebanks | Kanye West ‘Runaway’ Full Video Embedded

The Great Wall of Vagina | Learning to Love Our Genitalia

Body Talk | Owning Vulvas, Clits & G-Spots

Mysteries of the Garden of Eden’ | History Channel | In Latin Apple Means Evil

Sexy Doublespeak | American Women & Sexual Honesty

Statistics Say Conservatives Buy More Porn


Women As Muses: What Is Our Place in the Modern World? Or Are We Just ‘Slut Girls’ Today?



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Understanding Women's Increasing Unhappiness - Pt 2

Marcus Buckingham continues his superb set of essays, published on Huffington Post, concerning women and happiness - or our lack of it. So far, I am with him every step of the way.

Last week, I wrote Ladies: Are We Happy Yet? No, No, No! This week Buckingham answers many questions raised by last week’s research in Women’s Happiness: What We Know for Certain.

The Inverse of Happiness via lorenzodom’s Flickr photostreamIncidentally, Bonnie Fuller — who I don’t care for at all — wrote a counter piece Women’s Declining Happiness - That’s a Crock! Bonnie is an influential women with all the answers on everything important in life for American women. Or so she thinks.

Fuller’s not a deep thinker, but you may be interested in her point of view. Bonnie Fuller is almost as Modern as Naomi Campbell in her values. Reading the opposing point of view helps to understand the issues at hand here. Note that Fuller doesn’t refute Buckingham’s research at all.

What’s relevant is the staggering number of global longitudinal studies that reinforce Buckingham’s premises.

Fuller cites no such research of her own, and uses headlines like “That’s a Crock!” to make her point. As conscientious readers, I hope that you filter Bonnie Fuller’s “style” of argument into her opionions. Bonnie Fuller and Sarah Palin do well together on the same podium. Scientific investigation isn’t part of their vocabs.

Buckingham ends this week’s Huff Po piece, promising to look next at women who became happier with aging. I am one of those women, so I will be interested in his findings.

It’s been awhile since I wrote personally in my journal, feeling that we had all had enough of my narcissism, and I want to move forward with a focus on others.

Perhaps it’s time to return to the themes and “project” that I used to change my own sense of self very dramatically. My learnings have taken me through these very turbulent times with quite a lot of resolve and fortitude, leaving me confident of my learnings. Anne


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