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Weird fetishes

Weird fetishes

I guess now would be a good time to write about some of the weird fetishes I have encountered over the years. And I would love to hear some of the weird and wonderful stuff that has happened to you out there.   One guy once insisted that not only does he...

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Pushed off the mattress

Pushed off the mattress

Once upon a time I had this fling with a co-worker that ended badly. He and I had been flirting for a while, nothing serious, just light-hearted banter going back and forth. That was, until one evening at a company meeting (don’t all bad stories always start like...

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Carpet Nights

Carpet Nights

If you ever need a good pick up line, or better said, a pick up item, here is one for you (it’s been tested and proven that it does indeed work).   If you want to have a great evening and successfully pick up a guy, here is what you need to...

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Too tired to sleep?

Too tired to sleep?

One of my avid blog readers submitted the following very funny story:   She more recently picked up a ONS in her favorite bar. The guy and her had been flirting all evening long and had a good time chatting over drinks, so she decided to take him home. The...

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Who’s your daddy?

Who’s your daddy?

A friend of mine has a super clever trick to get his lovers. He calls it the “who’s your daddy” pickup line. He for some reason resembles the trusted older gentleman, a father figure, who can take good care of you but also listen to all your worries and make them go...

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Friends with benefits

Friends with benefits

One of my avid readers was sharing her friends with benefits story with me. She is single by choice, because according to her, she is sick of playing mum or therapist or both. On second thought, there might be a time and place for playing mum as I just remembered my...

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Free range vs. cage kept

Free range vs. cage kept

I somewhat follow the discussions about free-range vs. cage kept. How it is cruel. Inhuman. But maybe some actually want it. After a more recent experience, where I found myself being put in a cage for a lengthy amount of time, I am all for cage kept. It was...

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Vanilla is for ice cream only

Vanilla is for ice cream only

This was the advertisement my friends’ Tinder date put out for himself.  What he was inferring to was his seeming ability to be anything but boring in bed and understanding sexual practices that were anything but the normal, the vanilla. Which led me to ponder this a...

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Hunters and Collectors

Hunters and Collectors

A male friend more recently complained to me about how guys have to do all the work (be the hunter). They have to start talking to the girl in an effort to pick her up (for whatever to follow), buy her a drink, woo her, and basically do everything in their power to...

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Dating stories

Dating stories

More recently, a friend of mine shared one of her dating experiences with me. She was asked out by this guy who she knew through mutual acquaintances. And since the guy was very tall and skinny – her preferred type – she accepted. On a side note, she is normally only...

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