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LESBIAN RELATIONSHIPS & SEX  // Browsing posts in LESBIAN RELATIONSHIPS & SEX

21 Sep Posted by in • Kim Baker | Comments Off on 5 Things My Wild Summer Taught Me

5 Things My Wild Summer Taught Me

5 Things My Wild Summer Taught Me

I awake late one Saturday morning with a heavy head, slightly hung over and having missed a long run with my running group. I reach for my phone and tilt my head in curiosity at what looks like a spider stuck to the screen. I recognize it as one of my false eyelashes from the […]

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Is She the Right One? Lesbian Compatibility 101

Is She the Right One? Lesbian Compatibility 101

Kim and I met at a Paris café, a long time ago. We met there because both of us had picked this particular café as our writing spot. As you probably know, there are zillions of cafés in Paris, one at every street corner. So picking this one, between St. Michel and St. Germain, this […]

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16 Aug Posted by in • Kim Baker | 1 comment

Marriage Equality and Lesbian Identity

Marriage Equality and Lesbian Identity

I am driving down a stretch of road near San Diego State, listening in astonishment to the radio report that the federal ban on gay marriage has been overturned. As I try to take in the magnitude of this shift, I’m reminded of driving down the same stretch of road seven years ago, during the […]

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14 Jul Posted by in • Kim Baker | 2 comments

Lesbian Relationships: Learning from Your Exes

Lesbian Relationships: Learning from Your Exes

I am sitting across a restaurant table, having wine and catching up with my ex from a billion years ago. More than all the others, I thought she was the one that I would be with forever. Of course, I was 27 then, and I thought I’d be young and have a tight butt forever […]

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16 Jun Posted by in • Kim Baker | 1 comment

Lesbian Dating: 3 Tips to Pick up Women

Lesbian Dating: 3 Tips to Pick up Women

Alone in a new city, working full time and working on my doctorate (full time), I find myself restless for human contact. As I load my messenger bag and empty coffee mug into my car one Saturday after class, all I want to do is go home, put on sweats, order takeout, and watch bad […]

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02 Jun Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on How to Be a Happily Single Lesbian

How to Be a Happily Single Lesbian

How to Be a Happily Single Lesbian

This question seems ultra-relevant, given our tremendous focus on how to find and keep a mate.  Research indicates at least 50% of lesbians over the age of 50 are single, so are they all unhappy?  And common sense will remind you that many married people are miserable.  So should we shift focus from finding happiness […]

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12 May Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Sex and Lesbian Online Dating

Sex and Lesbian Online Dating

Sex and Lesbian Online Dating

Lesbian relationship and sex expert Dr. Glenda Corwin answers our questions! Dear Dr. Corwin: I just met a woman I’m very attracted to and hope to go out with, but I’m nervous about sex. I don’t have much experience, and have the impression she does. Any tips? Dear Nervous:  The best tip for anything sexual […]

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30 Apr Posted by in • Kim Baker | 1 comment

A Big Lesbian F**k You

A Big Lesbian F**k You

It’s not easy to sacrifice your anger, your sense of being wronged.- Piper Kerman, Orange is the New Black Merriam-Webster’s Thesaurus lists only 2 synonyms but 5 antonyms for the word justice. justice: inequity, unfairness, wrong, bias, discrimination. Apparently, we are far more interested in describing things that are unfair than fair. Marci, a friend […]

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28 Apr Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on How to Speak Her Love Language

How to Speak Her Love Language

How to Speak Her Love Language

A lesbian woman weeps in my office because her partner has left her, saying “I’ve needed you sexually a long time, and you don’t seem to care.”  Their last conversation about this was 6 months ago–but nothing had changed. The woman in my office looked puzzled.  She explained “That’s not the way I show love. […]

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03 Mar Posted by in • Kim Baker | Comments Off on Lesbian Dating: Avoiding the ‘Bad Apple’

Lesbian Dating: Avoiding the ‘Bad Apple’

Lesbian Dating: Avoiding the ‘Bad Apple’

The rotten apple spoils his companion – Benjamin Franklin I am sitting around a restaurant table with several friends, sharing tales of our worst relationship ever. The stories, including my own, are of verbal and physical abuse, infidelity, drama, inappropriate boundaries with other women, lying, emotionally pushing away and then pulling back in, and more. […]

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