The Secret Blessing of Gender Fluidity

Back in the good old days, back in the good old simple days,…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

Meant for Each Other? Hell, No!

Sometimes social psychology research states the obvious. Like,…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

Sex, Love, Conscious Relationships and Founding Our Country

Q: What do the Founding Fathers and partners in an intimate relationship…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

What Makes Most Porn So Awful, and Where’s the Good Stuff?

Over the years, I've watched my share of pornography. For strictly…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

Drama in Relationships is a Feature, Not a Bug

This is a story about our beautiful ginger cat Bodhicattva, a/k/a…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

Welcome to Sex World. And Hardcore Discrimination.

I live in Sex World. My partner Sheri does, too. (It's a good…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

The Gay Trees and Sex-Positive Forest

Scan the map of culture change in the U.S. and two trends leap…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

The Play’s the Thing

Why do we choose to be in a relationship? There are lots of answers…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

What Makes Sexy?

Gal walks into a cafe. She's wearing a retro outfit with a…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

Thoughts on the Life Ecstatic

Would you like to lead an ecstatic life? This is a real question,…
February 10, 2016/by Carl Frankel

Relationship as Improv: The Beach Ball Game

Anyone’s who’s been in a relationship knows they’re complicated…
December 23, 2015/by Carl Frankel

Injecting Novelty Into Your Long-Term Relationship

In the Middle Ages, cartographers wrote “Here be dragons”…
December 23, 2015/by Carl Frankel

A Radical Take on Rekindling the Spark

The Dead Bedroom Syndrome—couples in a relationship without…
December 23, 2015/by Carl Frankel

The Sex-Positive Movement and the Pursuit of Happiness

It's a complicated world out there. There are so many currents…
December 23, 2015/by Carl Frankel