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Relationships in Lockdown

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Relationships in Lockdown

Study finds intimate relationships are actually doing well during the pandemic   A recent Monmouth University survey of 556 American adults, between April 30 to May 4, found that despite the stresses that might come from home quarantine, working from home, losing a job, business lockdowns, or managing kids, most are happy in their relationships. Although they are far from perfect, on average, they are in pretty good shape.   The survey reveals some encouraging results:   1. About three-quarters of those polled with a romantic partner say their relationship has not fundamentally changed since the coronavirus outbreak.   When...

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Out of the Box: Bite the Fruit's Russwin Francisco

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Out of the Box: Bite the Fruit's Russwin Francisco

Eight years ago, Russwin Francisco was faced with reinventing a  legendary D.C. leather store. In the process, he  created a new, lasting  icon: Bite the Fruit.

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Sexual Wellness is Central to Health and Happiness

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Sexual Wellness is Central to Health and Happiness

Scientific studies have proven there are strong links between a positive evaluation of sexual life and a person's overall health and feelings of happiness. Bite the Fruit believes sexual wellness is an integral part of physical, emotional, and interpersonal wellness. We believe in the positive effects of sexual fulfillment.   Taking care of yourself never felt so good. Sexual aids and toys are part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle that includes mindfulness of diet, exercise, and sexuality.   Recently, a U.S. survey found that the women who use sexual aids such as vibrators are more likely to have a gynecological...

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Community

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Community

Links to DC LGBTQIA organizations and resources:   Ask Rayceen Show The Black Rose Blasphemy Bound: DCSMB Brother Help Thyself Capturing Fire Centaur Motorcycle Club Code DC College Park Kink The Crucible DC Aquatics Club DC Bear Club DC Boys of Leather DC's Different Drummers DC Polyamory TNG DC Pride Volleyball League DC Sentinels DC Speakeasy DC Strokes Entre Nous FetLife The Garden/DC Hothouse Gay Men's Chorus of Washington Highwaymen TNT The Imperial Court of Washington DC Onyx Mid-Atlantic OUT Riders Women's Motorcycle Club Risque Spank DC Spartan Motorcycle Club Studio 58 Team DC T-Girl Nation Vitruvian Men Whitman-Walker Health...

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Shop Small, Buy Local

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Shop Small, Buy Local

Shop Small, Buy Local Studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, like Bite the Fruit, rather than a chain store, more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses and service providers. This strengthens and enhances the economic base of the community.   We appreciate that chain stores are too convenient to pass up. However, it is stores like Bite the Fruit that make our neighborhoods vibrant and interesting, economically strong and environmentally responsible. If not competitive, our prices are almost always the same as the chains' prices. Further, nothing...

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