Sex For Sale: My Two Days as a Stripper

It was on Thanksgiving Day that I decided to give stripping a try. About a month into the slow season for our food truck, I’d been thinking about getting a second job. When my stripper friend Kitty showed up at our house for dinner in a BMW that night, mine and Brad’s eyes lit up. … [Read more…]

Happily Ever After

I was just staring at this picture of Brad and Nora and I at Brad’s sister’s wedding. It sits on our mantle with less than a handful of other family photos. Nora always gets confused when she sees it. She thinks she was at “our” wedding. I admit, when I see it out of the … [Read more…]

A Woman Scorned: My First Fight with Ben

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. I’ve always liked that phrase, even though I wasn’t quite sure what it meant: “A woman rejected in love can be very angry and dangerous. There is nothing as unpleasant as a woman who has been offended or whose love has not been returned.” That describes me … [Read more…]

Can Polyamory Make You a Better Parent?

As polyamory – the idea that humans are capable of loving more than one person at a time – makes its way out of the closet and into American consciousness, poly parents are becoming targets of a new wave of prejudice and ignorance. People who’ve been culturally programmed and prepped for sexual monogamy from birth … [Read more…]

Can Polyamory Make You a Better Parent?

As polyamory makes its way out of the closet and into American consciousness, like gay parents a decade ago, poly parents are becoming targets of a new wave of prejudice and ignorance. People who’ve been conditioned for monogamy from birth often assume non-monogamous parents are sexual “deviants” who will neglect and perhaps even abuse their … [Read more…]