What a rough day! No reason, exactly, other than the typically tense, frantic Monday tied to the computer from 9 - 5. I got home ready to collapse. But now after an evening of tumblring, indulging in whole milk hot chocolate with brandy & freshly whipped cream, I am ready to retire to a little more of Henry & June (Anais Nin) and perhaps something perfectly naughty. Nothing like a little healthy indulgence to end the day sweetly :-) Nighty night!
“My eyes were often full of tears (I could not tell why) and at times a flood from my heart seemed to pour itself out into my bosom. I thought little of the future. I did not know whether I would ever speak to her or not or, if I spoke to her, how I could tell her of my confused adoration. But my body was like a harp and her words and gestures were like fingers running upon the wires.”—
“Research based on psychological testing has shown that people in nonmonogamous relationships are no more or less dysfunctional, narcissistic, neurotic, pathological, psychotic, or generally fucked up than people in monogamous relationships…. However, one study showed that an individual in an open relationship tends to be “individualistic, an academic achiever, creative, non-conforming, stimulated by complexity and chaos, inventive, relatively unconventional and indifferent to what others said, concerned about his/her own personal values and ethical systems, and willing to take risks to explore possibilities.” Because open relationships require well-developed relationship skills, people in them tend to have more self-awareness, better communication skills, and a better sense of self.”—
Tristan Taormino, Opening Up (15.)
To quote the immortal Groucho “I resemble that remark”
But then again he also proposed a toast “To our wives and girlfriends - may they never meet”
Since I am in a writing mood lately I thought I’d dig out this piece I put together a while ago as an entry for an erotic story contest. My ego has just about recovered from not making it through the first cull. Especially as some that did weren’t all that good (in my totally objective,…
how does the evening slip away so quickly? After a stressful, long week, I had a day that was actually quite enjoyable (at moments, blissful) from beginning to end. This evening: unwinding with a glass of caramelly sweet, spicy, smooth Ron Zacapa 23 yr fine Guatemalan rum, honeyed rooibos tea, and an especial enjoyment of the recent posts from Fringe of Darkness.