Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the new book “50 Shades of Grey” by E.L. James. In case you haven’t, it’s a story about a woman becoming submissive to a man. And that in no way fully describes the book, I know.
What this book has done is bring erotica in some form or fashion into the spotlight of our national culture. I was flying back from a meeting last week, and stopped to buy a magazine for the plane, and three separate women in front of me were buying the book. What amazed me was not that three people in one line were buying a book, but that it was about sex and BDSM, and they were doing so without blushing or trying to hide their identity.
Read the complete article here to find out how this couple's love life got a boost
Erotica in the mainstream is something that is relatively new. Anne Rice tried to turn the tides when she released the Sleeping Beauty series, but it didn't really take a strong foothold. This may be because the acts in those novels are quite hardcore to a lot of people and some of them could be viewed as a little off-putting as there was a far amount of same-sex sex. Back when those novels were released, the LGBT movements were just gaining a spotlight in the media.
Fifty Shades of Grey opened an avenue for one couple to enjoy and express themselves freely, maybe it could do the same for you.
Has erotica ever sparked a really intense play session between you and your partner? What is the kinkiest thing you've ever done?