February 8, 2015


Sex does not thrive on monotony. Without feeling, inventions, moods, no surprises in bed. Sex must be mixed with tears, laughter, words, promises, scenes, jealousy, envy, all of the spices of fear, foreign travel, new faces, novels, stories, dreams, fantasies, music, dancing, opium, wine.

Anaïs Nin
letter to a “Collector” of erotic fiction
The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Volume 3; 1939-1944.