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Aug 27, 2014 misspiggy commented on Savage Love.
I don't know why LW1 is so bothered about her boyfriend's kink. It seems like a relatively easy one to accommodate in several positions, unless either of them is a particularly unusual shape. My partner is similar, but I have long and flexible legs, and I get a lot of joy out of getting him off where others would probably fail.

If it's the understandable annoyance at having to do a similar routine every time, well yes, but many couples end up stuck with a few things that work for them reliably. Finding a way to vary the routine which still works is something many people end up going through.

I don't quite get the resentment about conceiving either - there's absolutely nothing wrong with the turkey baster approach if it proves to be necessary.

So could there be deeper issues of resentment or lack of sexual satisfaction for her, which should be resolved before any children come along? If his sexual style is just offputting for her and she can't change her views, should they be together? Should they be monogamish? And so forth.
Aug 27, 2014 misspiggy commented on SL Letter of the Day: Fuck That Guy.
Sorry, that should have read Gosling Major.
Aug 27, 2014 misspiggy commented on SL Letter of the Day: Fuck That Guy.
Hmm. If the LW wants lasting love, why does she regularly sleep with people she doesn't find beautiful? I'd say she should fuck Mr Gosling Sr as per Dan's advice, and only continue to fuck other people that are either beautiful to her straight off, or whom she comes to find beautiful after a few months. I mean, not necessarily objectively beautiful, but beautiful to her.

I think no-one should have to settle for a long term relationship with someone they don't feel is beautiful - but beauty can be found in the most snaggle-toothed and unkempt of places, if the relationship is right.
Aug 20, 2014 misspiggy commented on Savage Love.
18: Yes. Only with better plots.
Aug 14, 2014 misspiggy commented on SL Letter of the Day: Code Breakers.
Q2 - you could always choose someone who understands life as long-term struggle, whether through illness, disability, poverty or some other issue that's not going away. But wouldn't a woman in that situation want someone who has a measure of stability and certainty?

My partner and I struggle with many things, physically and mentally. We have plenty of interesting discussions about it all, and neither of us would cope with someone complacent. But he is absolutely clear about who he is and where he will not give in. I am clear about how to help us both get through life. If we didn't have those things between us, we would founder. Respecting those who struggle is one thing; seeking mutual existential uncertainty is quite another.
Jul 28, 2014 misspiggy commented on I Saw Three Black People in Vienna Today....
A huge amount of coffee is grown in Africa. If the coffee is processed and packed in Africa, then the company gets the right to make a big thing of its origins. But even then, cheesy 70s silhouettes rather than images of what African people actually look like? Not impressive.
Jul 23, 2014 misspiggy commented on Savage Love.
Agree with 31 and 32. Within the context of my monogamish relationship, all the behaviour described would be OK - if I knew about it. If it was a secret and I found out, I would feel betrayed.

Even if it was the secrecy that was most fun for my partner, I would still want to know in advance that he'd be doing this kind of thing. It's the intimacy with another individual which is the betrayal, when it's not declared and when the main partner has no control over it.
Jul 4, 2014 misspiggy commented on Rachel Lark's "Born This Way".
I do wish more musical comedians would try to focus on the first part of their title as much as the second.
Jul 1, 2014 misspiggy commented on SL Letter of the Day: Queens of the Retail Stage.
I think Sissoucat hit on somethng interesting. It's easy to think of others as passing comment upon us, especially if we're not very secure.

I find it difficult to be around butch women, as I feel they're criticising my rather girly presentation. When I think about it, I concede it's rather unlikely someone would construct their entire dress sense, demeanour and haircut to attack someone else. But there it is. I can't seem to stop my gut reaction, all I can do is recognise it and try to stop it influencing my behaviour.
May 24, 2014 misspiggy commented on SL Letter of the Day: Help!.
Just in case Dan's answer wasn't clear, LW, you can absolutely ask your parents to set up therapy/counselling for you without telling them what it's about. Not sure whether referral is through GP or insurer in Australia, but you can say to your parents that you'd like to do as much of the therapist-choosing as the rules allow.

But don't be put off by the thought of your parents worrying about you. They're more likely to be glad that you're wanting to look after yourself in this way. You could tell them you've been worried about worrying them, and I'm sure they'll reassure you.

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