It should be the perfect time of year, and yet it sometimes ends in frustration, stress and strife. The holiday season is a risky thing for relationships and domestic harmony. More often than not, anger seethes beneath the tree. But why is that the case? Our expert Dr. Becky Spelman has the answers.
It sounds like a horror story from the Middle Ages, but in fact it’s a shocking reality of modern society. The myth surrounding the “husband stitch” (or “daddy stitch”) is not a myth at all. Time and again women have reported the practice of this incapacitating medical procedure following childbirth. We explain what the “husband stitch” is and why it must be stopped once and for all!
Is the vaginal orgasm nothing more than a myth? And if so, why do we continue to debate it? For centuries, there has been much speculation as to how and whether a woman achieves an orgasm through penetration alone. Sigmund Freud even stigmatized the clitoral orgasm as being incomplete. What nonsense! We spoke to psychologist and relationship expert Nicole Engel about the myth of the vaginal orgasm and reveal why it may not be made up after all.
I first heard about endometriosis from my friend Katharina Braun. When she told me about her illness, I could hardly imagine this radiant, positive person having to lead a daily battle with her body and at times suffer unbearable pain. I am all the more grateful that she patiently answered all of my questions about her condition, offering me an intimate insight into a life with endometriosis.
First of all, this book is not a light read. In her award-winning (quite rightly) debut novel Dark Chapter, Taiwanese-American author Winnie M Li processes her experience of rape and retells the story from the perspective of both the victim and the perpetrator. On O Diaries, we’ll tell you why we think the book is worth reading.
I’m more the dark type of hair. Which means, female body hair is an issue for me since puberty. “Are these hairs in your face”, asked me another girl during sports class when I was only 13 years old. It was hard. And I wanted to get rid of my female body hair asap.
Let’s be honest – oral sex is just one of those things. Do we really know how our partners prefer it? Hard or soft? Use of teeth, tongue, lips – the list of unknowns is long. We’ve asked 10 millennials about their thoughts during oral sex. The answers range from insecure, distracted to absolute delight.
Drumm roll, please: We proudly present the O Talk. From now on we are having different sexperts as guests on our blue couch. We want to dissolve urban legends and myths. We want to talk about the female lust, about different types of sexuality. And we want to give ideas for a positive understanding of your own body. Our first interview partner is Mareen Scholl, Sexological Bodyworkerin from Berlin.