Word for Wednesday – Oblivion

Oblivion /uh-bliv-ee-uh n/ noun the state of being completely forgotten or unknown the state of forgetting or of being oblivious the act or process of dying out; complete annihilation or extinction For those of us with depression, there can often be something quite seductive about the state of oblivion. It can, however, mean different things for different people. For some, oblivion is a longing for death as an escape; an end of suffering. For others, it is all about... Continue Reading →

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Word for Wednesday – Incognito

Incognito /in-kog-nee-toh, in-kog-ni-toh/ adjective having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, especially to avoid notice or formal attentions. adverb with the real identity concealed. noun a person who is incognito. the state of being incognito. the disguise or character assumed by an incognito. Assuming an "online persona", the state of being incognito is... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Collaboration

Collaboration /kuh-lab-uh-rey-shuh n/ noun the act of working with another or others on a joint project something created by working jointly with another or others If you think about it in a particular way, sex is a highly evolved form of collaboration; the partners involved combining their efforts to create a wonderful and (hopefully) mutually satisfying experience. It is the embodiment of the concept of the whole being greater than the sum of its... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Lust

Lust /luhst/ noun intense sexual desire or appetite. uncontrolled or illicit sexual desire or appetite. a passionate or overmastering desire or craving. verb to have intense sexual desire. to have a yearning or desire; have a strong or excessive craving Lust: it is, as we know, one of the seven deadly sins but it is also one of humanity's oldest and most primal drives. Lust transcends mere want, it is a deep-seated need that drives us. It is a drive so basic, so fundamental that possibly... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Doppelgänger

Doppelgänger /daw-puh l-geng-er/ noun a ghostly double or counterpart of a living person I sometimes wonder where the Zen Nudist ends and Kilted Wookie begins; or indeed where they both end and the "real" me begins. I have written before about how the Zen Nudist/Kilted Wookie dichotomy came to be but, I am an extreme compartmentaliser by nature. Every facet of my life... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Eulogy

Eulogy /yoo-luh-jee/ noun a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp a person who has recently died high praise or commendation Like many people, I was shocked and deeply saddened when Mal announced the news of the passing of M from Cammies on The Floor. This isn't the first tribute to M that members of our community have left, and I'm positive it won't be the last. Given the shock that came of the... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Wistful

Wistful /ˈwɪstfʊl/ adjective sadly pensive, esp about something yearned for   You may be aware, but once again the lovely Tabitha Rayne is running the #30DayOrgasmFun challenge. Now while I support those taking part, sadly this is one of the few sex-blogging "challenges" that I choose to sit out. Well, I say "choose" although, if you have read this blog, it is... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Ephemeral

Ephemeral /ɪˈfɛmərəl/ adjective lasting for only a short time; transitory; short-lived: ephemeral pleasure On the great, cosmic scale, we are all ephemeral creatures. What really got me thinking though, was the online communities we now, increasingly, belong to. Online relationships are still relationships. They are still real. People who get along with each other and enjoy each other's "company" can still do so in... Continue Reading →

Word for Wednesday – Recovery

Recovery /rɪˈkʌvərɪ/ noun the act or process of recovering, esp from sickness, a shock, or a setback; recuperation restoration to a former or better condition the regaining of something lost When it comes to depression, and indeed many other afflictions, both mental and physical, recovery is a lengthy process. Depending on the seriousness of your... Continue Reading →

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