Mallory Ortberg (who created the excellent Squicked out alien describes human sex story) has done it again with Erotica Written By Someone With An Appropriate Sense of Privacy.
If any of the parties involved reflected inwardly on any particular images or memories during the act, let us draw a mental curtain over it; we can surely agree that their thoughts are not our collective property.
Together they attempted to strike a balance between the desire for privacy and the desire for disclosure and communication of oneself to others, in light of the environmental conditions and social norms set by the society in which they lived. Whatever conclusions they reached are purely their own.
Erotica Written By Someone With An Appropriate Sense of Privacy [Mallory Ortberg/The Toast]
(Image: Mercury fig leaf, Sputnikcccp/Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA)
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