Truth and Lies

Link – Emily Nagoski: The truth about unwanted arousal

This is a topic that is very often misunderstood by survivors of childhood sexual abuse as well, this the reason I am sharing it here, though do heed to warning about some very mature and explicit subject matter.

Sex educator Emily Nagoski breaks down one of the most dangerous myths about sex and introduces us to the science behind arousal nonconcordance: when there’s a disconnect between physical response and the experience of pleasure and desire. Talking about such intimate, private moments can feel awkward or difficult, yet in this straightforward talk Nagoski urges all of us to share this crucial information with someone — judges, lawyers, partners, kids. “With every brave conversation we have, we make the world that little bit better,” says Nagoski. (This talk contains mature content.)

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