Sex-Positive Parenting

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This Is What Sex-Positive Parenting Really Looks Like

The above article is a fantastic read! As a future parent I hope I can be so cool and collected about sex with my kids. How my parents treated my fascination with sex as a kid still affects me, sometimes I still feel like I’m doing something wrong when I have sex and I’m 22! I’ve been with my boyfriend for years and I consider him to be the one that took my virginity so by most standards I’m doing this ‘right’ but I still feel guilty about it. It’s not just weird for me because of my past rape and abuse but because, as a child, I remember getting yelled at for touching myself and exploring my body, probably because it freaked my parents out and they didn’t know what to do. I mean they probably thought their little girl was…

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Cheating and Kids

I read an interesting stat recently that couples with children are twice as likely to commit adultery as couples without children (http://bit.ly/1rV38L0). I found this a little surprising, naively or romantically thinking that the responsibility to the family and the bond created by kids might suppress urges to wander. But then I looked into the … Continue reading Cheating and Kids

Would You Let Someone Watch?

Kinsey had said that all of us have some combination of voyeurism and exhibitionism within us. A (completely true) story I heard recently tested the limits. Friends of ours - a couple - were at a party at a cottage. Everyone was drinking a fair bit and the conversation turned to sex - as it … Continue reading Would You Let Someone Watch?