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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 12°C
# Seven Days of Sex
WANTED: Your sex diaries
Willing to take part in a reader experiment?

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IRELAND HAS MATURED in recent years. We’ve shaken off the Catholic guilt and got over those giggly teenage, puberty-riddled years and can now talk about sex. Right?

We are now living in a country where Ann Summers parties are considered incredibly tame and a former Justice Minister can discuss Magic Mike’s bits on national radio. 

But what about when it gets personal? How good are we at discussing our own sex lives?

Would you talk about yours? That’s exactly what we’d like you to do.

Over the summer months, we want to get into the nitty gritty of your sex life – the where, the when, the how often and the ‘was it any good’?

We want you to become our Sex Diarists for a week.

If you’re interested, for seven days you would keep diary-style entries of your sexual activities, including full sex and almost sex, as well as the couch fumbles, the 2am kisses, the self services, the visits to YouPorn and any other encounters that you’d like to reveal.

We ask that you are anonymous but totally honest. Your interaction with would be with one editor (Sinéad) and absolutely discreet.

We don’t want to just hear from horny 20-somethings either. We’d like to know what the parents, the grandparents and the great-grandparents of the country are getting up to. We’d like to read about your straight lives, your gay lives, your queer lives, your single lives, your wedded lives, your adulterous lives and everything in between.

And you don’t have to consider yourself particularly interesting or adventurous – we just want you to write exactly what is happening inside (or outside) the bedroom. We are as much a fan of a quick spin of the missionary position after the Late Late Show on a Friday night as experimenting with 50 Shades-inspired BDSM techniques. Whatever you’re doing, we want to know about it – the good, the bad and the ugly.

If you’d like to get involved, please email to discuss our plans further. Again, it would be completely anonymous and your name will not be used anywhere.