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What Men Say (And Don’t Say) About Sex

I knew I had a bit of a challenge on my hands Thursday night when I asked this innocuous question of the couples at our SmartSexSalon:  “Who is nervous as hell to be here?”

A few tentative smiles, a couple of uncomfortable nods.  I quickly spotted the uneasy expressions among the herd of husbands who were leaning against the back wall.

I took a deep breath and plunged in.

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I got a letter from an MPR listener the other day (I host a current events call-in show on MPR each weekday from 9 to 11) that crystallized, for me, all of the disgust and outrage I’ve felt since the tape of Donald Trump and Billy Bush went public, and women gathered the courage to tell their stories of Trumpian assault, coercion and harassment.

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