Romance writer Chloe Thurlow

Literary romance

Tag first love

Erotic Quotient – How To Measure Sexual Pleasure

Erotic quotient measures the immeasurable, defines the indefinable, quantifies and calculates pleasure. Erotic quotient is the sum total of foreplay, orgasm and afterplay, an isosceles triangle with orgasm at the peak. Sex without orgasm is like decaffeinated coffee or warm champagne, an aberration, the denial of life’s essence. The first time you have sex sets the metric of your personal erotic quotient for the rest of you life. In my

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Making Love Is Not Love But It May Be The Beginning of Love

Making love requires no thought. You move as the fronds of a palm tree move in the breeze. It is all instinct. All wonder. After making love there is nothing like making love, slowly, idly, like walking without a destination, or swimming in a warm sea. Making love defies explanation or exposition, description or clarification. Making love is one of those rare human exchanges in which the more you give,

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Dogging, Voyeurs and the Joys of Public Indecency

Dogging couples love being watched and voyeurs are polishing their binoculars now spring is ripening the buds and opening the perfumed lips of flowers and plants. For those unfamiliar with this particularly British recreation, dogging is having sex in the open and in the backs of cars in places where prying eyes and camera lenses will almost certainly be watching. Dogging is an act of defiance and sexual abandon, a

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Tristan and Isolde – Sex, Adultery and Betrayal

Tristan and Isolde is a mediaeval tale of sex, magic, adultery and betrayal retold throughout the Middle Ages and inspiring Richard Wagner’s celebrated opera, the Arthurian legends and Shakespeare. As romances go, Tristan and Isolde has it all and carries the warning to every young man who falls in love to keep it to himself. Tristan is an orphan. His father dies in battle, his mother in childbirth. From a

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How Do You Know if You Are Falling in Love?

Falling in love is like standing in the middle of a burning bridge. Which way do you run? Back into the smoky ruins of the past? Or forward into the heat and passion of the unknown? Love grabs your heart in a clenched fist. It’s hard to breathe. When you are falling in love, you are afraid of falling out of love. If you are in love, you are petrified

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First Love Lasts Forever

I remember my first love as if it were last night below the full moon with the sea slipping over the beach. The experience was overwhelming, painful, obsessive and I didn’t sleep for days.