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Friends with Benefits

How to Protect Yourself in a Casual Relationship

The private details of your Friend With Benefit’s life are often kept quiet. For example, last Tuesday my FWB shared his embarrassing love of Coldplay and his new cider choice (Somersby). Forget about hopes, dreams and fears, we’re talking top level conversation topics here. But where does this leave us? A couple of strangers chatting… Read More »

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The Grown-Ass Woman’s Guide to: HPV

You’re a grown-ass woman, so I hope you’ll permit me to back away from the realm of zany “whoops, my life is a disaster lol”-style comedy this column normally puts forward. We’re not going too far afield, to be honest, as an HPV diagnosis also often comes with a “whoops” and “my life is a… Read More »


Why I Learned To Give Good Head

A few months ago, I learned how to sail for the first time. Before that, I enrolled in Italian classes. Before that, there were improv drop-ins, a comedy sketch writing program, dance lessons. I like to learn new things. I chalk it up to my love for a good challenge (thanks to my Capricorn nature)… Read More »

winter bed death

Twentysomething Sex Ed: Why I’m Giving in to Winter Bed Death

Call it pre-Frühjahrsmüdigkeit, but in February my frustration with living in Toronto reaches its peak—the joyful excess of the holidays has passed, my new year’s resolutions are on the fast track to failure, and it’s still grey and cold 24/7. Almost inevitably, I start to feel an unbearable itch that I just can’t scratch (on… Read More »