Talking about taboos, breaking taboos, ignoring taboos seems like fun for some and is abhorrent to others. Context clearly matters. How do we create safe(-enough) spaces to talk about taboos? How do we create safe(-enough) spaces to talk about what taboos to talk about – … read more.
Human touch and being at ease with our bodies are fundamental to what most of us desire to feel connected and whole. Yet the horrific abuses associated with unwanted touch have torn the healing, welcoming, playful, love-expressing qualities and powers of touch from our cultural … read more.
In “The Soul of Sex” Thomas Moore refers to ‘lovemaking as the ritual that invites the goddess of sex to be present.’ Yet he acknowledges that ‘in our society sex is wounded by a deep-seated masochism, which finds distorted satisfaction in the suppression of desire.’ … read more.