Love and Lust in Lockdown: Discovering the magic.

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   Miles, 32. What is your relationship status? Complicated.  When I lived in the US, my girlfriend and I got married so I…

Love and Lust in Lockdown: Should I start looking?

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   Dan, 28. What is your relationship status? ​ Single.   Describe your love-life in one word. Empty.   Who have you been…

Love and Lust in Lockdown: Affairs of the heart.

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   KevinAmari, 42. What is your relationship status? Complicated but incredibly good fun.  I’m having affairs with two married women, plus there’s a…

Love and Lust in Lockdown: Time for one another.

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   Anon Female, 28. What is your relationship status? ​ Long term relationship.  (7 years).   Describe your love-life in one word. ​Real….

Love and Lust in Lockdown: A travelling man.

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   Willy, 27. What is your relationship status? Single.   Describe your love-life in one word. Messy.   Who have you been quarantining…

NSFW: Behind Closed Doors

During times of isolation with arguably too much time to think, we often assess what’s important to us.  For some, this is explicitly figuring out our wants and needs by making lists and talking with friends, and for others, this might be an internal dialogue; giving ourselves time to re-evaluate things in our lives. For…

A Hopeful Letter – My Response

Dear A, What a beautiful, candid letter.  A mix of emotions rose up; eyes watering and a smile pinching at my cheeks; thank you for your honesty. I didn’t expect us to get to where we are now so soon.  It’s been a rough few months, hasn’t it?  Breaking up (unknowingly) just before a global…

Moving Forward; A’s Letter – Guest Blog

With time and after a few tearful phone calls, A and I have reached a stage of calmness, acceptance and positivity.  Here’s his recent letter to me (you can read his first one, here).  As with the previous letter; A has said I can post it on the blog.   Dear H, First of all,…

A’s love letter – Guest Blog

Last year, when A and I were blissfully happy, I shared with him this blog.  It has always been hidden from boyfriends because of the content but I trusted him to read my writing and he promised not to censor anything I wanted to write about.  True to his word, he’s said he doesn’t mind…

Pop

You don’t like it when I mention the breakup; My words pop the bubble you’ve formed around yourself – like a comfort blanket.   No-one’s broken up during a global pandemic before; there are no hard-and-fast rules (not that we were subscribing to rules, but some guidance might be nice).   We’ve been apart for…