Archive | February, 2013

What to do When the Monster Comes Roaring Out

Let me start with admitting that I recently lost my mind on a parking lot attendant … you know, the gatekeeper at a parking garage. It’s not a proud moment by any means, especially since the guy was just doing his job. In my hurry to get out of the house that morning, I had […]

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When Black Isn’t Beautiful … And How Sexual Healing Told Me Otherwise

I learned from a very young age that black is not beautiful. I learned from all the childhood fairytales and Walt Disney stories which described the beautiful white princess with flowing blond hair, who was saved by the handsome white prince who instantly fell in love with her, enslaved by her fair beauty and silky […]

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Your Sensuality & Sexuality: How Do I Get Him to a Couples Workshop?

DEAR DEVI, I’d like to attend a couples workshop with my partner, but he essentially says ‘no’ whenever I suggest the idea. Without issuing an ultimatum (which I know is not a good idea), how do I communicate how important it is to me? There’s a part of me that’s really scared because I perceive […]

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Your Sensuality & Sexuality: Asking for MORE in Your Sexual Relationship

DEAR DEVI, My partner and I have been together for more than 10 years. Although I like our sex and the way he touches me, there are times when I desire a little something different. I’m wondering if you have any suggestions for how to communicate this to him – without making him feel inadequate, […]

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How to be Poised and Smiling While Getting Creamed on Jeopardy!

Yep, that’s me on the set of Jeopardy! And I was getting beaten. Creamed actually. If you’re a Jeopardy! fan, let me tell you it was the buzzer that tormented me. I just couldn’t get the hang of it. It’s not simply a matter of being the first to answer. You can’t be too quick […]

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Your Sensuality & Sexuality: When & Why the “Love Drug” Runs Out

DEAR DEVI, When my partner and I first got together, we could hardly keep our hands off of each other, and we had sex almost everyday, sometimes several times in one day! We’ve only been together for about a year, and now we have sex maybe once a week – and sometimes it’s longer than […]

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The Zen of Toiling in Obscurity and Exploding Into Stardom

The story of the enigmatic Detroiter who came to intrigue the nation won the Oscar for best documentary in the 2013 Academy Awards ceremony. “Rodriguez isn’t here tonight, because he didn’t want to take any of the credit himself and that just about says everything about that man and his story that you’d want to […]

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