“People don’t take the time or have the tools to get really clear about what they mean by “opening up” and they don’t have a game plan for how to make sure that everyone involved feels respected and cared for. Sexuality and monogamy operate in the shadows for most people, and most of us have never had an honest, safe environment where we can talk about what we want and need without feeling shamed for it. “
“We are whole bodies and there is so much pleasure in all of it.”
“Erotic pleasure connects us to the core of who we are and why we are here. It connects us to our own life force, our vibrancy, our desire to do something and connect in the world. It is our own creative juice for whatever we choose to be creative with in our lives. Our erotic energy is our lifespring…”
As long as parents are essentially silent and schools provide bad sex ed that does not answer a teen’s perfectly reasonable sex questions, youth will figure that the most effective way to get questions answered is by *watching some sex*, but they will likely not absorb the message that this is scripted and directed sex, akin to watching car chase movies to learn to drive a car.