Sex Ed

What if your sex ed teacher actually wanted you to enjoy sex?

Article: What if your sex ed teacher actually wanted you to enjoy sex?

We were big fans of Laurie Abraham even before she stopped by our book club and drank red wine with us while we interrogated her about her book, The Husbands and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples’ Therapy Group. She’s a smart and thoughtful (and funny) writer about some of our favorite topics: sex, relationships, therapy, communication between the sexes, monogamy and its discontents. So we were thrilled to see her cover story in last week’s New York Times Magazine, on another of our favorite topics: sex ed (and not the abstinence-only kind, thank you very much)…

What the Dutch can teach us about sex

Article: What the Dutch can teach us about sex

No, we’re not talking about the relative appeal of sex in clogs. We’ve long sung the praises of Holland’s approach to sex, and, in particular, its approach to sex education. Holland has results that we can all agree are worth aspiring to (even bat shit crazy Michele Bachmann).