Jewish Journal

Sex in New Mexico

By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

July 29, 2010 | 9:19 pm

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I met two women on a Saturday morning. Over coffee and bagels and lox at a hippie synagogue where they referenced Freud as often as God, they offered to take... More.

  • Loud Party In Her Pants

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    July 26, 2010 | 9:16 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    Several months ago I had a new roommate move in. For the most part things are great, we’ve had a few minor arguments but mostly it’s been... More.

  • Small-Town Love?

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    July 22, 2010 | 9:13 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    I am approaching a giant crossroads in my life: graduating from a
    masters program and looking for somewhere to live. Right now I live
    in a... More.

  • Top 10 Ways to Meet Singles

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    July 19, 2010 | 9:10 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    Cliched as it may be, I’m reaching the age where my friends are
    starting to couple off and have kids. I’m happy for them, really,
    but it... More.

  • Oye, Oye, Oye, He’s Huge!

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    July 15, 2010 | 9:03 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    I’m a smaller lady, about 5’3″, and, honestly, I think there might be a point at which a penis can be too big. Sex with my husband can... More.

  • Do I Tell Him I Cheated?

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    July 12, 2010 | 9:07 pm

    Dear 27-Year-Old Yenta:

    My ex-boyfriend Randy and I did a really good job of “being friends” a year after our breakup. He earned an internship at an... More.

  • Minding the Language Gap

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    July 8, 2010 | 9:00 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    I know how hard it is to learn a language and have struggled with it abroad and now have two Arabic-speaking roommates. I never take time to... More.

  • Friendship Hiatus

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    July 5, 2010 | 8:54 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    So I moved here and started to live with a friend, who I have been close with for 5 years but we have grown apart. Having both just gotten... More.

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With more than 10 years of talk therapy under her belt, Merissa has waded through life’s dilemmas with a constant reflective therapeutic bird on her shoulder. Add a few...

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