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Positive Messages in 50 Shades of Grey

Jacqueline Hellyer - Tuesday, August 07, 2012



30 million copies of 50 Shades of Grey sold and counting..... Leaving commentators bemused: why so popular?.
It's obviously not high literature, but then again, it's not trying to be, it’s just a good romance.

But 30 million copies…

… there’s got to be something special… read more...



Playing with Pleasure and Pain

Jacqueline Hellyer - Tuesday, July 24, 2012



Playing along the borders of pleasure and pain can add delectable spice to your love life - although the thought of it can be pretty confusing and scary.

So let me explain.
We all have pain thresholds, and the area around that threshold can be exquisitely delightful - if approached in a safe and relaxed manner.  read more...



Tantric Kink

Jacqueline Hellyer - Tuesday, July 10, 2012


I love Tantra and I love elements of kink.
The two combined are what I call Sensual Kink, and I don't think it gets much better than that. So with the current interest in kink that's been generated by the overwhelming popularity of the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy, I thought I might share my thoughts.

To me, Tantra and Kink are at one of the end spectrum; and the alcohol-fueled model of sex, along with porn and raunch culture, are at the other. The former are about depth and connection, resulting in ecstatic states and altered consciousness; and the latter is about superficiality and performance-style sexuality that has little if any positive outcome from what I can see. read more...



Three Good Reasons To Read Erotica

Jacqueline Hellyer - Tuesday, June 19, 2012



I've been doing a lot of media interviews lately where the topic of erotic literature comes up, due to the current success of Fifty Shades of Grey. I'm asked whether it's good for people's sex lives.

 Absolutely! I reply.

 This is for three reasons: read more...



Mastering The Art Of Vaginal Stimulation

Jacqueline Hellyer - Tuesday, April 24, 2012



Once you’ve navigated your partner’s vagina and got to know the G, A and Ohh Spots a little better let’s look at how you can stimulate all those good spots for maximum effect. read more...



Phone Sex

Jacqueline Hellyer - Tuesday, July 12, 2011



When your lover is in absentia, it opens up wonderful possibilities for ‘distance sex’. With the range of technologies available these days, there’s no need to go celibate simply because your loved one’s not lying in bed next to you. In fact, absence can not only make the heart grow fonder, it can make the loins grow hotter!

So here are some pointers. read more...



Face the Darkness to Find the Light

Jacqueline Hellyer - Tuesday, July 27, 2010



To find the light you have to face the darkness. There is no light without darkness. The darkness is at the base, and our sexuality stems from the base. read more...



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