by Evelyn Hampton June 15, 2015
We describe our food as having flesh, making clear its libidinal qualities–we put this flesh in our mouths, publicly take it into our bodies, make more of ourselves by its nutriment. Our food’s flesh is made of what it has digested–water, sun, minerals in the soil, other flesh. Meat has flesh; so does fruit; fruit can be “meaty,” and a well-cooked mushroom might be meaty, too. Eggplant, tomato, coconut, melon are all accustomed recipients of the word we also use to describe the porous membrane that covers our organs. Perhaps we are so comfortable speaking like this because we are so comfortable–we don’t have to worry about being eaten. We are so protected, usually, we can eat and copulate simultaneously (or at least observe those who do)–George Costanza and his pastrami. Like Water for Chocolate. All the creams and honeys that get licked off and rubbed in. More media than you have time to digest featuring combinations of food and sex. Passion and hunger both blur the distinction between what’s to eat and what’s to love. Even something as bland as a lovely sunset can seem unsatisfying, like a cake locked away in a case. I have the feeling that until it is has entered me through my mouth, the site of speech, and become part of my being, I haven’t really had it. We say certain verbs are copulative, uniting parts of speech. Likewise, calling both food and bodies flesh unites eating and sex, which are both acts of union, too. Right now peaches are ripening, becoming sweet in the sun I’m sheltering from because it burns my flesh. Later I’ll eat one, taking the sun inside of me.
by Belita Budde December 14, 2017
Good Clean Love has long been an advocate for the use of healthy ingredientsin consumer products. We know how far-reaching the dangers of toxic chemicals are, and the serious effects they can have on a person’s long-term health and well-being. That’s why we were thrilled to discover that our friends at Keep A Breast Foundation were launching a new effort to educate consumers: a movement they call...
by Good Clean Love Staff October 26, 2017
Have you ever started a new birth control, and then noticed that things started feeling a little…off? Turns out, you aren’t the only one! More women are noticing vaginal dryness as a result of their birth control regimen. Don’t worry, though – there are plenty of things you can do to start feeling better.
Although vaginal dryness is most commonly...
by Good Clean Love Staff September 15, 2017
Here at Good Clean Love, our mission is to increase the quantity and quality of loving relationships on the planet. That’s why we only use the safest and most natural ingredients in all our products, and strive to educate young adults about equal pleasure.
So, we were pretty happy to see Drug Store Newsspreading the word about our recently expanded distribution. We’ve added our natural intimacy...
Good Clean Love’s mission is to increase the awareness and experience of love in the world. Our business offers all-natural, organic intimacy products that will enhance your ability to enjoy the passionate side of life, and educational resources to provide the insight to see your relationships with new and loving eyes.