Dr. Lori Beth, how do I bring up that I think I’m poly?

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Dear Readers, I get so many questions about polyamory, non-monogamy, monogamous relationships, and monogamy hangovers. This week, I’m answering some of the most common questions I regularly receive.  Have a question I haven’t answered? Let me know in the comments or send me a message over social media. See yourself in an answer and need […]

It’s a Marvelous Night for a Moon Dance…

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At Notorious Central, we were aflutter about Moon Juice’s Sex Dust. After all, this product not only is Notorious-recommended, it also has Gwyneth’s seal of approval. Leather/BDSM meets Goop, anyone? 😈 What is it? We’re so glad you asked. Sex Dust is a stimulating adaptogenic blend based in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda, which made […]

Why Walking Dates Are *The Best* First Dates

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Walking dates have become extremely popular during the pandemic as for a while they were considered one of the “safer” date possibilities. I’ve been thinking about boundaries and manifesting your ideal relationship. And this had me pondering the pros and cons of returning to a more “old-fashioned” first date.  WARNING: Before you come for me […]

No Is A Complete Sentence

Boundaries. I can’t talk enough about them. Neither can the TikTok-verse. You can hardly have your daily scroll without at least one #creator mentioning boundary setting, lack of boundaries, permeable vs impermeable boundaries, or giving a personal example of a boundary violation. Why? It’s not that we don’t know what a proper boundary looks like […]

A Notorious Self-Care Sunday

A large part of self-care is doing things that not only make sure you are looking after yourself physically, emotionally, and spiritually. But we often forget about pleasure. Raising your pleasure quotient is an essential part of self-care. As a sex & intimacy coach, I spend a lot of time helping people to embrace pleasure […]

Hate the Player, Not the Game

“Dr. Lori Beth, how do I know if I’m being used?” Inevitably, this question comes up in a relationship where one partner is feeling that they are putting in more than they are receiving. In all ‘ships from grown folkin’ to a long-term partnership, there are ebbs and flows. However, if you are finding yourself […]