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The Lust Frontier: Why Can't We Make Open Relationships Work?

Many of us say we're open to open relationships but can't quite seem to let go of monogamy.

It started with a little pillow talk.

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I’m Gonna Need You to Fight Me On This: How Violent Sex Helped Ease My PTSD

As a journalist who covers human rights, I spend a lot of time absorbing trauma. This is one thing that helped me deal.

It was my research editor who told me it was completely nuts to willingly get fucked at gunpoint. That's what she called me when I told her the story. We were drunk and in a karaoke bar, so at the time I came up with only a wounded face and a whiny, "I'm not completely nuuuuts!" Upon further consideration, a more explanative response probably would have been something like: Well. You had to be there.

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The Best Food Writing from the James Beard Awards The Ten Best Food Stories You Should Read From the James Beard Awards

Need something good to read? Check out these food-related longreads on bananas, omega-3s, and Los Angeles eats.

If you don't live near any of the restaurants honored in last week's James Beard Awards, at least you can still read the great stories nominated in the journalism categories.

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