At a club recently, I found the toilets weren’t clearly marked with the standard “ladies” and “gents” signs. Instead, one door carried a single “blah” and the other was covered in hundreds of “blahs”. A smile, a second of thought, and then the message was clear: men talk little; women talk a lot, all the time and about everything – and especially about sex. And yet the male orgasm is a subject just as worthy of appreciation and conversation as its female counterpart.
Everybody has heard of it before – Toxic Shock Syndrome, or TSS for short. And yes, some of us even know that the illness can be caused by the wearing of tampons. Yet very few women have an exact idea of what Toxic Shock Syndrome actually is – and how you can protect yourself from it. Now we have the most important facts. Month after month, women reach for tampons. At least all of those who have not chosen an alternative like the menstrual cup. The little pamphlet that comes with the tampons is ignored by most – it’s too long and difficult to read. To be honest, most people know how to insert a tampon. However, it’s these little pamphlets that warn you, first and foremost, about Toxic Shock Syndrome.
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Online dating has lost the reputation as a last resort for desperate and lonely hearts, who were once pitied for stooping to the virtual search for a soulmate. Instead, online dating is no longer stigmatized and has become instead a great success story. Between 2003 and 2017, the number of online dating participants in Germany grew an incredible 1300%. Despite promising slogans like, “A single falls in love every 11 minutes with Parship,” our author has had a different experience of her own….
She is the woman who has brought to the world stage the fight against female genital mutilation, in short known as FGM. In her interview with the O Diaries, the author and model Waris Dirie speaks on her work with her organization, the Desert Flower Foundation.
Today is International Women’s Day. Since 1921 this day has commemorated the struggle for equal rights but is also used to take stock of the current state of things. Social media today is full of these topics. It’s a trend on the self-representation platform Instagram too–#womensday. So it’s time to think how presentation and competition for recognition are compatible with emancipation and a strong female image.
When a partner no longer wants to engage in sex, we may become worried and anxious. And if the lustless partner in question is a man (and heterosexual) it may sound an even louder alarm. Aren’t men supposed to crave sex constantly? And what about women? The simple answer is: not always. No sex is not always a reason to worry about the state of a relationship. Trained psychologist and sexual therapist Nicole Engel explores the many reasons why sometimes there’s no action in bed and explains that things might not be as bad as they seem.