Category Archives: D/s & BDSM

More Male Chastity in the Mainstream


A little article in The Sun appeared in my Google alerts today, and after a few retweents I discovered that it’s actually a bit from a Closer article earlier in September. 50 Shades girlfriend reveals: “I lock up my lover’s … Continue reading

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Following a new path


It’s hard to believe that The Edge of Vanilla as a blog is going on nine years, after my having spent several years on various online groups (most of which no longer even exist), and that Mrs. Edge and I … Continue reading

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What Is Sexually “Normal?” Rethinking Pain and Pleasure


Although I’ve long since given up on anything serious from Psychology Today, it having become the Cosmo of the social sciences, once in a while I run across a good article. This one is obviously of interest to some of … Continue reading

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The meaning of mean


I’ve been writing on sexuality and relationships for, umm, a long time, so it’s funny for me to run into a concept that I haven’t thought about. That  is why is was great to have some feedback on my last … Continue reading

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The Herbivore Men


I spotted this article about a sexuality study in Japan last week, but haven’t had a chance to read it until just now. A startling number of Japanese youths have turned their backs on sex and relationships, a new survey … Continue reading

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