The Madonna and the Whore

For centuries, men have been putting women, and women have been putting themselves, into two categories, the Madonnas and the Whores. Consequently, they either get sex without love, or love without sex. The Madonna is serious, pure, virginal, loving, forgiving, safe, and supportive. She washes the man’s socks. She raises his children. He can leaveContinue reading “The Madonna and the Whore”

The Shrink’s Links: The Secret to Desire in Long Term Relationships

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: The Secret to Desire in Long Term Relationships In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on twoContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: The Secret to Desire in Long Term Relationships”