How do you write a sexual encounter without turning the moment into one from an exotic novel ?

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2022.01.18 15:47 Lord_Despairagus How do you write a sexual encounter without turning the moment into one from an exotic novel ?

So I'm working on my first novel, and it's a fantasy story. Romance isn't a prime factor of the storyline but I want the main character to have a love interest. At some point, the characters "bump nasties" and I want it to be a moment of self realization for both of them. Is there a way to write this event as impactful but not overly intimate so it doesn't feel like you jumped into an erotica novel ? Just any tips or advice you all provide would be nice.
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2022.01.18 15:47 willytutl Korthia War Mode

Korthia War Mode being catered to the Alliance is extremely annoying. The weekly that they get to kill 25 horde (Horde does not get one to kill 25 alliance) is super irritating. Blizzard has turned end game world PvP into Alliance camping the base and farming anyone who comes out.
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2022.01.18 15:47 joldsworth04 LinkedIn has turned us into bots.

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2022.01.18 15:47 666Honeybadger Word on the street claims this hack allows you to finish in one puff!!! Stoked to try it out!

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2022.01.18 15:47 LV426acheron I hope MS monetizes Hearthstone through Game Pass and removes scummy F2P monetization

And by scummy F2P monetization, I mean having to pay for and grind for packs of all types. The game would be a lot better designed if everyone got all the cards for each expansion. So then they wouldn't have to make so many terrible filler cards and powerful decks wouldn't be gatekept behind multiple legendaries.
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2022.01.18 15:47 bucket--bot affection ngl

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2022.01.18 15:47 parishhills Shuttle Bus Conversion: Solar Rack Install/Mini Vacay

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2022.01.18 15:47 Wilson__Volleyball How long has it been since you rock and rolled? (How long has it been since you did the stroll)?

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2022.01.18 15:47 olivanova If you were a Ukrainian living comfortably in Kyiv, what what you do now?

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2022.01.18 15:47 Bannnerman Will this grooved axle eat bearings? (more info in comments)

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2022.01.18 15:47 ClayWatney NASA Invites Media to Launch of New Mega-Moon Rocket and Spacecraft

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2022.01.18 15:47 Sure-Jaguar5619 Fslogix - objectspecific settings

Does for anyone work objectspefic settings, I am trying to do specific fslogix settings only for some users, I Can see in the log that registry key is being read, but unfortunately does not work
Has anyone experience with this feature Please? Thank you
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2022.01.18 15:47 dangercancel Misaki uncensored japan beautiful doll sexy

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2022.01.18 15:47 bafb_ YUNG's Better Dungeons/Mineshafts

Could someone who has the YUNG's better dungeons and better mineshafts mod version 1.18 share the file with me? pls 🥺🙏
they are exclusive only to Patreon and Discord Server Boosters and I don't want to spend that much money or wait until February
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2022.01.18 15:47 Consoletronix The Best And Worst Arcade Games That Never Received Home Ports Part 1

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2022.01.18 15:47 archerjones Any Tips on Smoking Brisket in an Electric Smoker?

I've done brisket twice in my electric smoker and both times it was drier than I would like it and lacked a substantial bark. I would greatly appreciate any tips or recipes. My plan is to upgrade smokers next summer, but definitely want to get a few more briskets in before then. Thanks!
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2022.01.18 15:47 lemonlimespaceship Will minnows eat duckweed?

I posted this on ponds before I realized that this might be a better place. My pond is about 18 gallons, and I’m planning on adding 5-8 minnows. Will they eat duckweed? Giant or regular? Any advice welcome
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2022.01.18 15:47 TwinkleTickler Anxiety on Nuvaring?

Hello, has anyone ever experienced anxiety while starting the nuvaring? I just started it and I am feeling nauseous and very anxious. It’s not unlike me to have spikes of anxiety, but I feel worse than I’ve felt in a while. Anxiety meds are not seeming to cut it either.
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2022.01.18 15:47 AngieOF am I shadowbaned

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2022.01.18 15:47 TriHardMadeTwitch How do i cancel the midnight card

I ordered the wrong one i wanted the ruby but for some reason it picked the midnight by it self and it is now pending
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2022.01.18 15:47 Raven_Claw7621 Bug that's been happening since early 2020. Thought it went away, apparently not.

So I have a pair of bluetooth earbuds (ONN. In-Ear Hands Free AG from Wal-Mart for $7), and when I connect them to my computer, they usually work from anywhere between 10 and 30 minutes before absolutely messing up. What's happening when they mess up is that either they lose all audio and goes completely silent, or they play loud buzzing noises that don't stop unless I switch audio devices (external system speakers). The meetings seem to only work flawlessly if I route the audio through the speakers (However, I'm at school, thus not possible), or if I plug in a pair of headphones with a headphone jack. What's happening? Why is it happening? How can I fix it?? I'm using the Teams app for my laptop, not mobile, and I'm on Windows 10 21H1 19043.1466.
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2022.01.18 15:47 NikkiChristine2 time to get blocked.

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2022.01.18 15:47 AdmirablePark7660 How can I reap the most benefits (miles, points, bonuses) with becoming a frequent flier?

I got a traveler card on a whim in September and have already spent enough that I can save nearly $500 on my upcoming trip to Norway. But this card had a low sign on bonus (30,000 miles if I spent $3,000). I'm looking for similar opportunities whether it be cards, airline miles, hotel stays, etc.

I have a goal to visit 3-5 countries per year for the next few years (30 countries before I'm 30 challenge), and don't want to look back and kick myself over any potential savings.

Personal context: US citizen, 710 credit score (and growing), 24, and I often use United Airlines
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2022.01.18 15:47 Alanschwalbe Finally here!!

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2022.01.18 15:47 twobytwogrower Smoking some home grown on those Just had a baby vibesssss.

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