Relationships: April 2010 Archives

openrel.jpgAs someone who has been in an open relationship for over six years, and who wrote a book about it, and who writes a blog about it, and who talks about it nearly all the time, I am often asked,"how does it work?" The short answer is, "it works well." The long answer is, well, really long. Currently, there is very little work involved in keeping our lives happy and sane and open to good people and fun times. All the real hard work of our open relationship came at the beginning in a series of conversations we had before anyone started touching anyone else's anything.

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biopic_john.jpgJohn Stark unapologetically explains why your, yes YOUR casual sex partnerships continually end in disaster and he wants you to stop blaming the well intentioned institution of the Fuck Buddy.

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cosmo.jpgRecently I read an article that made me angry, "Five Traits in a Mate That are Not Deal Breakers". The premise of this article is that many women have standards for men that are ultimately not helpful in finding a marriage partner. This premise seems ok. Oh, look at that, the author wrote a whole book on the subject. Interesting, let's see what traits she thinks aren't deal breakers.

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Kidder Kaper

kidder@sexisfun.net


Kidder has been theorizing and writing about human sexuality since 1993, when he began work on his primary goal: "Teaching the world to be unafraid to enjoy sex."


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Laura Rad

laura@sexisfun.net


Laura Rad has been educating herself and others about sexuality for over seven years. You can find Laura every week chatting with the crew of the Sex is Fun Podcast.


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Gay Rick

rick@sexisfun.net


Gay Rick is an HIV Educator and Co-Host on the Sex is Fun podcast. He is also a certified Hepatitis C Educator.


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Coochie

coochie@sexisfun.net


The in-house audio engineer.


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John Stark

JohnStarkWriting@gmail.com


John writes a blog titled We Sleep Together. He is in his twenties, and has been in an open relationship for six and some years.


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Walrus

emailthewalrus@gmail.com


The Walrus is an avid SIF listener, married, and recently became a proud father. He spends his days working in IT, but has always been interested in pushing the boundaries of traditional and conservative thoughts sexually.


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Cooper Beckett

cooper@lifeontheswingset.com


Cooper Beckett's life isn't like other people's. When he's not writing or podcasting at Life on the Swingset, he's living it up with his wife Marilyn as evangelical swingers, spreading the good word that "sharing is caring."


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Beth Swings

bethswings@hotmail.com


Beth is an English rose, happily married and happily swinging in the UK and abroad. She has a full-time vanilla career which she loves. Beth counts sex and naturism among her many extra-curricular passions in life.


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Mari Rose

marie@cakesandcuffs.com


Mari Rose and her family live in Colorado, love life and do their best to maintain balance and sanity and in this crazy, sexy, beautiful world.


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Lorax

lorax@frivinc.com


Lorax runs everything behind the scenes at Sex is Fun. If she's not maintaining the website, gathering articles, or directing art you can find her wakeboarding or snowboarding with her husband.