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A friend indeed

andrea@mail.altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: I recently resurfaced on Facebook after lying low for a year or so. Participating in social media no longer really feels optional —...

If it IS broke, don’t fix it

andrea@mail.altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I met this guy ("Dave") a couple of years ago through other friends and we became friends. I think he was attracted to me,...

Average Jane

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: I've known people who have sex for money, have sex as a hobby, write about (or perform about or do art about or...

Wet stuff

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I know you've written about the G-spot before, but I have to say I'm still confused. I can have orgasms when my boyfriend...

It’s Cougartown, Jake

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I'm 19 and still a virgin. I've never been on a date, kissed a girl, held hands, hugged ... you get the picture. I've...

Objects in mirror

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: Since I can't write this week, I thought I could at least rerun a letter germane to recent discussions. Dear Andrea: I met a...

Higgamus hoggamus

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I wonder if you've been living in San Francisco too long? Most prostitutes are not happy grad students! Most have been abused, are...

Don’t change a Thing

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I found this on Craigslist. Please, please stop this poor girl before it's too late! She should hear from a professional that she'd...

Get a dog

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: The "Lonely Guy" responses are in: I read the letter from Lonely Guy/Nice Guy and my thought is that he sounds kind of resentful...

What do (people) want?

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: Have you heard of a study that analyzed biometric feedback from self-identified male bisexuals, and the notable finding was that the overwhelming majority...

I’m a lonely guy

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: The letter from "Forty and Frustrated" a few weeks back got a lot of interest and at least one excellent suggestion (go out...

Parts is parts

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Parts is parts Dear Readers: These are perennial body parts questions, and I feel I would be somewhat remiss if I didn't re-answer them every few...

Oprah begs for mercy

andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: "Oprah begs for mercy" sounds so much like the title of one of the S/M fantasy stories you can read online that I...

Cave woman

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I'm ready to go live in a cave. It's been two years since I've dated. Partly I backed off from the scene,...

Shokushu Goukan!

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: It's a dull, drippy week in California and when the weather gets like this a writer's fancy turns to tentacles. Manifestly untrue, I...

An interesting turn

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I am a 39-year-old straight woman having the time of my life with sex. I have two questions for you. First, my current...

Three-way the free way

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: My boyfriend and I have talked about doing a threesome with another woman — I'm actually the one who really wants...

Heterosexuality on parade

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: During sexual intercourse, what techniques can the woman do with her vagina to make sex feel really good for the man? Love, Trixie Dear Trix: Why...

A pox

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I went for a test and the nurse found a genital wart. I have had more than 20 sexual partners and enjoy...

The recipe

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: A few weeks ago, while I was writing about the sensation created by the release of the "bonding hormone" oxytocin at orgasm,...

Emily Postfeminist

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Andrea is on vacation. Check out this column originally published Jan. 3, 2007. Dear Andrea: Recently, my boyfriend and I were at a strip club...

A watched pot

By Andrea Nemerson › andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: I am gay and my boyfriend has trouble getting me off. I don't like anal sex much because receiving or...

Her cheatin’ heart

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Andrea: Three years into my relationship with my girlfriend, I found her panties stuffed in her handbag and it turned me on. When...

New news, old year

› andrea@altsexcolumn.com Dear Readers: It's been a crappy but interesting year in sex news, which, when you really think about it, could describe just about any...