If your partner has had sexual trauma, what is the best way to support them? That’s what Ashley Manta tackles in this clip, starting with her own experience of not-so-supportive family members. She outlines more constructive strategies for giving partners what they need – no more and no less. Ashley also recommends resources such as “Allies in Healing”, a book written for the partners of trauma survivors.
One of the hardest parts of dealing with sexually transmitted infections is telling your partner about it. Ashley Manta tells about the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of communicating this vital information with her partners. She also lays out a solid plan for a “script” that can help make it easier, along with some advice on when to tell the person you are attracted to about your STI.
Lady Cheeky helps plus-sized women get better in touch with their “pleasure zones” in this video. She talks about how you can learn to feel more positively about your body, to the point of being able to walk around naked and have your lover enjoy all of you as a whole individual. Lady Cheeky explains how this kind of personal empowerment can make your sex life much more fulfilling.
Dr. Jenn talks about the three main parts of mindfulness in this clip: awareness, acceptance, and action. As she lays out just what each entails, she cautions you that becoming more mindful about anything, including sex, may not be fun at first – but she also explains why in the long run it is more than worth it.