Gird your loins, ladies! What you are about to read might make you feel a uncomfortable in your undercarriage. So without further adieu, go forth. Take in some of the filthiest, most erotic and sordid love letters ever written. But fair warning: some are definitely not safe to read at work.
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Since , Shaun Usher has curated the incredible blog, Letters of Note ; a collection of fascinating letters, postcards, telegrams, faxes and memos throughout history. Usher has carefully catalogued nearly letters and going through the archive is a recurring ritual for the Sifter. Last year, of the most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters from the blog were printed in a spectacular page hardcover book published by Chronicle. You can find UK versions here and US versions here. You can also find exclusive limited editions and signed versions through Unbound.
Erotic writing isn't necessarily sexually explicit. Writing erotically is often a matter of finding the right words to bring about a passionate charge in your partner. While the line between erotic and pornographic is often blurred and highly subjective, as noted by clinical psychologist Leon F. Seltzer, writing with Psychology Today, the erotic tends to rely more on the use of sensory details. An erotic letter to your partner can be an effective way to entice him all year 'round.
I left my marriage in , refusing support from my ex-husband other than a share of the sale proceeds of the house we had bought together. I had been in the midst of writing a novel when the marriage broke up; it was a crazy time to leave. I left, but without any means of support.