Topic: Christmas

Sex Positions Inspired By The 12 Days Of Christmas

Sex Positions Inspired By The 12 Days Of Christmas

If you have no idea what to give your true love for Christmas, why not take inspiration from the old Twelve Days of Christmas song that’s in everyone’s head? Only instead of buying your lover a bunch of birds like some sort of maniac, give them sex moves inspired by the tune. Just like in the song, each day you have to enact a new move and repeat the ones from previous days. More »

Growing Up Interfaith Makes December Confusing And Sometimes Lonely

Growing Up Interfaith Makes December Confusing And Sometimes Lonely

I love Christmas, or at least, the idea of Christmas–the warm house full of loving family, roasting s’mores in a fireplace, some beautiful dog to follow me around, and a feeling of belonging. In this scenario, everyone is wearing perfect sweaters, and everyone has had just enough alcohol. But having grown up in an interfaith household, December has always been a somewhat fraught experience. More »

Dread Journal: I’ve Had A Panic Attack Every Christmas For The Past Five Years

Dread Journal: I've Had A Panic Attack Every Christmas For The Past Five Years

I know I’m not special. I know that the holidays are a god-awful time for everyone, everywhere, and so pretending that my anxiety makes Christmas uniquely unbearable for me and not everyone would be silly. All I can say is that some of my very specific anxieties are triggered by the holidays–more specifically, when I spend them with my extended family. More »

Celebrating Family Holidays With Your Imperfect Family

Celebrating Family Holidays With Your Imperfect Family

The aggressive good cheer of the holidays affects everyone differently: you can get carried along in a tidal wave of joy and eggnog, or it can remind you of what you don’t have: Cleaver-like parents or a significant other to share it all with, let alone one who lets Jon Hamm talk him or her into buying you a Mercedes. And if you’ve suffered a recent loss in your family, the season can be heartbreaking. More »