What Ana and Christian get wrong in their Fifty Shades of Grey sex acts, and how you can get it right.
The late Robin Williams once joked that God gave man two heads, but only enough blood to power one at a time—and that’s as good an explanation as any for the fallibility of a lot of erotica out there, including Fifty Shades of Grey sex acts which the book features.
Sure, we could sit here all day—and we mean all day—criticizing E.L. James’ form, structure, content, senses of character, timing flow (or lack thereof), and those arguing against what they see as the abusive nature of Christian and Ana’s relationship.
Now, as important as those details are—and they are important, let’s make that clear—we don’t need to dwell on the negative, especially in such a season of love as this. Instead, let’s ask a simple question—how ‘good’ are those Fifty Shades of Grey sex acts, anyway? Are they likely to leave your partner feeling satisfied or…well, like they’ve just finished slogging through Fifty Shades of Grey. (Sorry, sorry, moving on.)
After all, love it or hated it, the fans of Fifty Shades of Grey have claimed it’s helped them put the spice back into their love lives. This book features quite a bit of sex, and for a book titled Fifty Shades of Grey, some of the actions are certainly, um, ‘colorful.’ For all that, however, there are some kinks in the book’s execution of some of the kinkier acts.
How is that possible, what does the book actually say, and where does it get things right and wrong?
Let’s take a look at how you and your partner can enjoy the eroticism of some Fifty Shades of Grey sex acts without some of the, erm, shadier bits