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Tinamarie is a top-rated writer of sex, love and relationships, with a special emphasis on the soulful side of intimacy. From sacred and eco-sexuality, erotica and feminism, to advice for couples who want to deepen intimacy, Tinamarie's articles can be found at a variety of online resources, including Kink Academy, Sharewik.com, Examiner.com, and Greenprophet.com. She loves to discover new artists who's work highlights the beauty of the human form, and has interviewed such notables as Lori Gottlieb, Diana Kirschner, Jaiya, Mara Altman, and Rachel Kramer Bussel in the pursuit of knowledge about human sexuality. Read Full Profile...

Dec 152013
 
Junk-Food Sex, Fast-Food Sex and Soul-Food Sex

by T.M. Bernard

Sex and food are two primal urges with more in common than our basic survival. Who can argue that lusting after one another over a good meal is double the corporeal pleasure? On the other hand, gluttony of either leaves lovers sore and aching when they fail to say “enough” or “slow down” before that final tempting morsel.

The Sacredness of Dirty Lovemaking

 Posted by on July 30, 2013
Jul 302013
 
The Sacredness of Dirty Lovemaking

T.M. Bernard

What if your love life depended on your ability to combine your need for safety and commitment with your need to explore your lust and urges? It’s a salient question from any way a person views relationship, but in this context, we will consider it from a tradition currently under the microscope (some might even say attack): monogamy.

The Haunting of Aunia Kahn

 Posted by on April 25, 2013
Apr 252013
 
The Haunting of Aunia Kahn

By T.M. Bernard

Her images are haunting, eerie, sensual and provocative. Rich in symbolism, sparse in color selection, though not in hue, the figurative works by Aunie Kahn, a world-recognized self-taught American artist, reflects a childhood marred by abuse and pain. Kahn sought refuge through creativity and the arts, to facilitate the healing process

Oct 032011
 

By TM Bernard If you have mammary glands, or simply like/love/marvel them for viewing, snuggling or other pleasures, chances are you have opinions about what they’ve been designed for. Few anatomical regions elicit as much sociopolitical vitriol as the female breast. It’s utilitarian! Cry the lactation crowds. Believe me when I say – having had […]

Sep 102011
 

By TM Bernard The first time I discovered the salacious attraction of porn I was young, perhaps eight. A friend next door found a pack of playing cards with pornographic images on them in her parent’s room, and a group of us huddled in hushed wonderment – filled with fear, fascination and disgust – staring […]