True Stories

What It's Actually Like to Be Sober at Atlantic City's Porn Awards Show

What It's Actually Like to Be Sober at Atlantic City's Porn Awards Show

Kenny Rogers tapped me on the shoulder and said, “I love your style." Belle Knox agreed.
Storytime with... A Sexercise Instructor

Storytime with... A Sexercise Instructor

If you could only do two things for the rest of your life: planks and squats.
How Love Letters from My Horny College Professor Changed My Idea of Sex

How Love Letters from My Horny College Professor Changed My Idea of Sex

"I am waking up the neighbors thinking about you."
Why Sleeping with My Couch Surfing Host Was a Huge Mistake

Why Sleeping with My Couch Surfing Host Was a Huge Mistake

I'm not gonna lie — Greg was kind of sexy.
 On Stage at the World’s Most Perverted Strip Show

On Stage at the World’s Most Perverted Strip Show

"Up on stage, I’m asked if I’m ready to pump."
My Train Romp Didn't End Like 'Before Sunrise'

My Train Romp Didn't End Like 'Before Sunrise'

It’s 700 kilometers from St Petersburg to Moscow. I noticed him immediately.
Why This 3 AM New Years Text From a Dude Absolutely Infuriated Me

Why This 3 AM New Years Text From a Dude Absolutely Infuriated Me

"I hope you fall in love this year," is actually a huge insult.
The Real Sex Life of a Narcoleptic

The Real Sex Life of a Narcoleptic

I have sex with men, but I never sleep with them.
Nude Descending a Screen

Nude Descending a Screen

Why I began taking nude photos, why I stopped sending them.
I Went to a Sex Club with My Married Coworker

I Went to a Sex Club with My Married Coworker

My first question was, "What are you going to tell your wife?"
Before You Went Back To Your Real Girlfriend

Before You Went Back To Your Real Girlfriend

We only had two weeks in Cambodia before you were hers again.
When Anonymous Sex on Tinder Turns Into Something More

When Anonymous Sex on Tinder Turns Into Something More

How I went from “Let’s have sex, and I promise I won’t call you back," to falling in love.
How to Have a Threesome in Milan

How to Have a Threesome in Milan

I wanted more from my trip, so I had turned on my Grindr app.
It Feels Like I Can't Measure Up to My Grandparents' Love

It Feels Like I Can't Measure Up to My Grandparents' Love

I am guilty of being a product of my time and place: I think of selfless love as something of an enigma.
How A Breakup Inspired My Attempt At Breaking Bad

How A Breakup Inspired My Attempt At Breaking Bad

"When my friend pointed out that I was holding crystal meth, I broke into a sweat."
All Your Hearts Are Belong To Us

All Your Hearts Are Belong To Us

Google saved my relationship long after I wanted to remember it.
Suburban Punk Heartbreak

Suburban Punk Heartbreak

In 1997, we lived in our car, listened to Blink-182, and dreamed about the girls we'd never date.
Only The Cab Driver Thinks You're My Boyfriend

Only The Cab Driver Thinks You're My Boyfriend

Lies about love we only tell the people we'll never see again.
I'm Addicted To Mediocre Sex

I'm Addicted To Mediocre Sex

The dingy hotels, the lackluster lovers: I was hooked.
Finding Love Through Civil War Reenactment

Finding Love Through Civil War Reenactment

"I never thought I’d become a Civil War reenactor--or that I’d meet my man while dressed as a boy in 19th century wool."