Sara Barron

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8 Good Reasons To Have A One-Night Stand

I am presently married, but before I reached this impressively adult position, however, I had my way with a series of gentleman across the fair island of Manhattan. I was…

Sara Barron | December 10, 2014 - 10:15 am

Girl Talk: On Farting And Feminism

In my new book, The Harm in Asking, one of the chapters, “The Boogie Rhythm,” is dedicated entirely to the topic of farting. To be a bit more specific, it…

Sara Barron | March 27, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Experiment! In Which I Test The Penis Size/Shoe Size Myth On Male Porn Stars

I am a writer.

Having said that, I ask that you bear in mind how broad that category is. I call myself a writer, and so does Philip

Sara Barron | February 28, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 3 Pre-Date Rituals That Can Go Terribly Wrong (And How To Fix Them)

They say no good deed goes unpunished, and I agree. I’ve seen plenty of evidence in my own life: For example, one time, I baked a pie for my then-boyfriend,…

Sara Barron | February 5, 2013 - 11:00 am

True Story: My Boyfriend Proposed By Putting The Ring In The Toilet

Hello there. How are you? Good? Good. I’m good too. Why? Because: I just got engaged. My man got down on bended knee, and offered up a FANCY ring. In…

Sara Barron | January 22, 2013 - 2:00 pm

3 Apple Geniuses Confess: What’s The Weirdest Thing You’ve Ever Seen On Someone’s Computer?

A few months back, I had a horrifying experience at an Apple Genius Bar. My computer died while I was in the midst of the some important business, and try…

Sara Barron | January 10, 2013 - 10:00 am

Dealbreaker: He Took Me To Chipotle

Two years ago, I was at my local coffee shop when I spotted a certain gentleman, and after a series of boring events he and I wound up having sex.

Sara Barron | November 26, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Worst Things That Can Pop Into Your Head During Sex

My parents raised me with a certain set of values: 1) The sunny side of the street causes headaches, 2) Lateness is rude and disrespectful, 3) No one wants to…

Sara Barron | November 6, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Wore Three Condoms

I am a woman 33 years of age who practices safe sex. But it wasn’t always that way. As a woman of 19, 20 and 21, I was in no…

Sara Barron | September 24, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The 4 Weirdest Places I’ve Masturbated

The first thing you need to know is that I didn’t start masturbating until the age of 17. I’d gone through the ol’ puberty at 12 – I’d felt the…

Sara Barron | September 4, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Asked Me To Pee On Him

In college, I was madly in love with a guy named Elijah who looked like Denzel Washington. We were both undergraduate acting majors, and I spent the whole of freshman…

Sara Barron | August 27, 2012 - 2:00 pm

25 Types Of Olympic Athletes And The Reasons To Have Sex With Them

So here we are, approaching the end of the 2012 Summer Olympics. What a wild ride it’s been, eh? From the Queen parachuting out of a helicopter, to Jordyn Wieber’s…

Sara Barron | August 8, 2012 - 1:00 pm

3 Grudges I Will Never Let Go Of

I’ve never been good at confrontation. Who knows why this is – fear of anger, abandonment, a literal pie to the face – but the interesting (read: TOTALLY PREDICTABLE) thing…

Sara Barron | July 30, 2012 - 10:00 am

4 Ways To Scare The Crap Out Of Your Boyfriend

Ladies! Hello! I know I’m three and half months early for Halloween, but that doesn’t matter. Why not grab the bull by the horns, and start talking scare tactics? Scare…

Sara Barron | July 23, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Wanted Me To Be His Pimp

On occasion, I get mildly – just mildly – depressed. That sort of depressed where you can’t quite pin it on one particular thing, where it’s more a general, ambiguous…

Sara Barron | July 19, 2012 - 1:00 pm

If You Must: 4 Ways To Back Out Of A Date You Really Don’t Want To Go On

So here’s the sitch: There’s a date in the date-books, and one half of the twosome in question no longer wants to go. We’ve all been there, on either side…

Sara Barron | July 13, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Lied About His Height

In the summer of 2006, after having recently endured a breakup, I decided to bite the bullet, finally hopping on the online dating bandwagon. I chose Nerve as the site,…

Sara Barron | July 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm

5 Methods For Surviving Your Younger Sibling’s Wedding When You’re Single

This summer, my younger brother is getting married. (I would like, before going any further with this subject, to state in no uncertain terms that I very much like the…

Sara Barron | June 25, 2012 - 1:00 pm

10 Fictional Characters (Besides Don Draper) I’d Like To Have Sex With

This past weekend, I was driving from Chicago to Wisconsin for a friend’s wedding when I spotted a billboard – admittedly advertising some sort of Christian cause – that said,…

Sara Barron | June 15, 2012 - 11:00 am

7 Tips For Initiating Sex With Dignity

Let me tell you about a thing that happened to me once: It was 2004. and I was 25 and out to dinner with a guy I’d been casually seeing…

Sara Barron | May 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm