I ran into a fic today that more or less tickled me pink.
Let me explain.
While I personally loath the practice of personifying genitalia, it does seem to be somewhat common. In particular the urge to engender one’s anatomy with the pronouns ‘She’ or ‘He’. Generally speaking, vagina’s are personified as female, and penis’s as male. I suppose this seems fairly straightforward (and thus to my mind, boring).
The fic in question turned this on its head by having one of the main characters refer to his cock as ‘she’.
Edit: Another instance of this phenomena occurs in the film Pitch Perfect. In the film, the character Stacy refers to her vagina as a “he”. Her self satisfied smirk is amazing. Go watch it!!
I’m sort of abstractly peeved that I wrote the penis post before I wrote this one. In a way it just seems like I was totally buying into the dick pervasiveness in society..
Note: In the anatomy section, I do refer to the Vagina as part of the ‘female reproductive organs,’ however Vagina’s are NOT solely female as the world is exciting and filled with all types of people.
Both Men and Women can have Vaginas, So please Use this Writing Erotica guide for your Vagina-equipped characters.
Anyway, let’s get to the meat of it!
Warning: This is NSFW and there is an image of a VAGINA after the jump!!! (Run in fear)
This is NOT supposed to be a guide about using language in society, this is a reference for erotic writing and getting readers in the mood.
It has come to my attention that I could really do with a shag.
I suppose this is rather too much information, and is probably exacerbated by listening to what amounts to audiobook erotica while trying to get my work done for my deadline…..but all the same.
I could really do with a shag.
Today, I want to address the idea of sacrifice, and how it relates to life as a single person.
To put it simply, I do not see being single as a sacrifice at all. I do not see my choice to remain so for a currently indefinite amount of time to be a sacrifice. I do not think I am sacrificing happiness or physical affection in order to remain so.
Nor do I think I’ll be sacrificing my values should I happen to enter into a relationship in the future.