Category Archives: Ars Amatoria

{Upscale}

You know how someone can write an article that could be considered the penultimate or seminal statement on the subject? Well, Cecilia Dahl wrote what I consider to be the seminal piece on being upscale in the demimonde. I cannot … Continue reading

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{Sapiosexual}

“But…she was naked and all, ARTICULATE!” -Malcolm Reynolds, “Our Mrs. Reynolds”, Firefly This is a term that has become much more popular in the past couple years. A sapiosexual is someone who is sexually aroused by intelligence. In a society that seems to … Continue reading

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Embrasse-Moi

In this episode, science gives a technical explanation for why humans (and other primates) kiss. That is, if you really need that technical explanation. For me, the simple fact that a (good) kiss feels incredible. It’s foreplay, helping to build erotic … Continue reading

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Dancing the Paphian Jig

Mental Floss published an article, 31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sexual Intercourse From the Last 600 Years,  some months ago about old-timey names for having sex. We humans clearly love our euphemisms for anything having to do with sex. While … Continue reading

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With all my love…

One of my favorite literary courtesans talked about how she loved all of her patrons, some only a little bit and others to a great depth. I would say this opinion would be held by many professional Companions in the … Continue reading

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{Provocative}

This goes along with being extraordinary and niche. Existing outside of certain, comfortable boxes is sure to rouse someone’s ire. Indeed, being an intelligent and unabashedly sexual woman has provoked negative reaction from some quarters. I dare to stand out. … Continue reading

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