While we will probably never live completely separate lives from the people who raised us, we transition into a relationship more akin to parallel lives. As both generations get older, the ways in which we communicate are key to smoothly transition into this more peer-like relationship.
For as long as humans have been getting it on, there has been speculation, ceremony, criticism, and even celebration when it comes to having sex for the first time. The transition from virgin to sexually active which we know today has evolved from centuries of tradition and custom that still underlie modern thoughts on sex.
In today’s society, not being able to clearly name or define something makes it hard for us to understand it, such is the complicated case of jealousy; where even the Oxford Dictionary can’t offer a singular definition for it. This being said, it is no wonder that jealousy gets used incorrectly or even interchangeably with other emotions.
What aspects of yourself and your actions/achievements deserve celebration? Where can you seek change and/or improvement? What would you like to see more of in March and moving into the rest of your year? What are you ready to let go of?
We love love, don’t you? As a closing to our month about love, we wanted…
Why is there a complex for lasting? Why is this something that has been spun to sound desirable? Is there an actual reason our partners or ourselves to think that it’s imperative for sex to last a specific (likely too long) amount of time? Why does long sex = good sex? Is my partner actually enjoying this hour-long activity??
What is consensual non-consent?? + How can it apply to your sex life?