Porn Stars Offer Advice at Relationship Workshops
In NYC, couples are learning lessons from porn industry pros.
Porn stars seem an unlikely bunch to dispense relationship advice, but that's just what they're doing in a New York City-based series of workshops. And hear them out—it's not all about sex (but a lot of it is).
Since 2010, popular porn actresses have been taking over the lecture circuit, heading to NYC's West Village to host "Porn Star Sex Life." The name may be explicit, but the topics aren't always X-rated. Founder Josh Rosenberg claims that in addition to sex, he and his harem of porn princesses are revitalizing relationships, one couple at a time.
"We've really helped a lot of people," Rosenberg, 30, told DNAinfo.com. "We're helping couples reignite their passion."
While the premise of the workshop is obviously centered on sex, the lectures apparently encompass much more. After all, relationship behaviors like communication and understanding are a big part of a healthy sex life (presuming your sex life is not a career).
“It’s just caring for your partner,” Rosenberg said. “It’s really understanding what’s going on in your partner’s head.”
At $1,000 a ticket, I'd hope to leave with the ability to read my partner's mind. The cost is pricey, yes—but these ladies are staples of their industry, and, well, their time is worth a lot. The workshop is also an all day event.
In addition to relationship topics, the gals also dispense advice on dating, revealing the inner workings of the female brain to lovelorn men.
"It was everything—that's what they workshop was about," one attendee told DNAinfo. "Not just the sex, but things that make women want to be open with you."
According to a female attendee, "It's just information. 'Don't do that, do this instead.' And I thought that was really helpful."
And she makes a sensible point:
"I take lessons for tennis, people take lessons for the piano. Why wouldn't people take lessons for one of the most important things in their lives?"
True, but why get advice from porn pros rather than relationship experts?
"It's a lot sexier than a lecture," Rosenberg explained.
Photo: Josh Rosenberg/DNAinfo.com
Porn stars are about as dysfunctional as they come. These girls are regulary stuffed more than a turkey on Thanksgiving in every orifice. The girls are qualified in the art of sex but relationships? umm no
Porn stars are having sex with different people because it's their job. What's that have to do with people that have relationship problems? Most of the time relationship problems have to do with 2 people that grow apart and then can't stand one another for whatever reasons. If you think sex can keep peoples relationships together, well your sadly mistaken. Anybody can go out and get sex anytime if you go looking for it. Relationships take commitments and lots of work, not just working genitalia.
Yea right cause porn stars are all aquainted with being in loving relationships, they never cheat on their partners.
I can think of 1,000 better ways to spend $1,000. Guess these people know that there's a sucker born every minute.
I don't think pornstars are experts on sex just because they have a lot of it.
I mean... I eat a lot.... doesn't make me a cook.
I am breathing every minute of everyday(hopefully).... yet I have no idea how the process actually works.
There is a reason pornstars are pornstars.... other then their visual appeal they aren't exactly good at conventional relationships.
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