The Joy of Spanking

The Joy of Spanking

Salon By Anna David “You guys look under 45,” the guy says with a smile. After trying to decide if I should say thank you or glare, I realize that the comment is meant to be neither complimentary nor insulting. When you’re at one of Strictly Spanking New York’s...
Go on, Smell My T-Shirt

Go on, Smell My T-Shirt

Marie Claire By Anna David Speed dating? Pah! The hottest new way to find love is at a pheromone party, where partners are picked by the scent of their T-shirt. Anna David sniffs it out I have come, as the rest of them have, to smell the shirts. It is, admittedly, a...
Skipping into Sobriety

Skipping into Sobriety

Single and Sober By Anna David Before I got into recovery, I was entirely certain that the last thing in life I wanted was to be sober. It was a repulsive idea, actually. Not doing drugs was one thing but not drinking? Were these people mad? I was convinced that being...
There’s No Space for your privacy

There’s No Space for your privacy

Los Angeles Times By Anna David This wasn’t love or “friends with benefits.” It was somewhere in between the two, minus anything remotely resembling love or, for that matter, friendship. We were, to use a term I’ve always found creepy, lovers....
She knows how to write a guy out of her life

She knows how to write a guy out of her life

Los Angeles Times By Anna David The day I received an e-mail from a married male acquaintance that he signed with an “XO” was the day I realized I didn’t know what “XO” meant anymore. FICTIONALIZING the people you’ve dated can be...