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.
An open relationship can be an enrichment, but also a pain. It can break down sexual boundaries that exist between partners, but at the same time highlight their emotional limitations. Our author discusses how sex with strangers helped save her own relationship, but also brought her to the edge of jealous despair.
For many years, tattoo model Victoria van Violence suffered from depression. She spoke about her condition openly on Facebook and later founded the self-care label “The New Rose” in an effort to help other sufferers. Now, she creates ethical fashion under the slogan “Member of the self-care club”. In an exclusive for O Diaries, the influencer, entrepreneur and fresh author writes about her experiences.
Female pleasure in bed has long gone ignored. For most heterosexual women this so-called ‘orgasm gap’ is no secret. Similar to the gender pay gap, the orgasm gap documents the disparity in the rates men and women achieve orgasms while having sex. Sadly, the issue still persists, making it all the more important to finally close the orgasm gap. Here at O Diaries, we debunk the myth of the “female orgasm”, because equality starts with the climax.
More power to you! Masturbation is the key to having better sex. Women who know their bodies intimately can offer more precise and advanced sexual directions to others. Consequently, the sex is better, because you don’t get what you don’t ask for. But apart from the improvements to your sex life, masturbation can also provide quality time with yourself. It helps strengthen your relationship to yourself and provides a boost for self-love. For O Diaries – The Womanizer Magazine, sex blogger Tina Molin from Happy Vagina shares her best tips on masturbation and self-love.