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3. EMPOWER Relationships and desire Sex and desire Sexual self-empowerment

How to put in sexual boundaries when you don’t know what yours are and it feels terrifying to ask for what you want

Reading Time: 4 minutes A MAJOR part of my journey to find my sex drive was dealing with resentment. There’s a post all about it here, but safe to say my partner used to piss me off all the time and I’d simmer away in the background spending time coming up with mad plots …

3. EMPOWER Sex and desire Sexual self-empowerment

Do you give away your power during sex? Here’s how to get it back

Reading Time: 6 minutes “Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.” – Oscar Wilde When you’ve lost your libido, sex can feel a completely disempowering experience. Far from the sexually empowered femme fatales we see in films, flicking their hair and calling the shots, instead we’re scurrying to bed …

3. EMPOWER Mood, mindset and desire Sex and desire Sexual self-empowerment

#13 tips on how to lose control during sex (for people who struggle to let go)

Reading Time: 3 minutes It can be incredibly difficult to feel completely relaxed when having sex. Whether that’s because of distracting thoughts or fear of judgement from our partners, actually being ourselves and feeling free in bed seems almost impossible. Below are 10 tried and tested ways to help you feel more relaxed and …

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How to find out what turns you on, when you have no clue where to start…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you *really* know what turns you on? If you do know, you’re one step ahead of me. I felt totally vanilla, totally idiotic, totally numb on this part. Because, if you’d have asked me to describe my fantasy or what turns me on to you a few months ago, …

3. EMPOWER Feminism Mood, mindset and desire Sex and desire Sexual self-empowerment

No more”star-fishing” in bed- start doing this instead

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know what a starfish is? No, I don’t mean this inoffensive sea creature: I mean the term “starfish” to refer to a woman in bed. The Urban Dictionary definition states that a Starfish is: A female sexual partner who remains ‘unmoved’ during lovemaking, physically non-responsive (like a ….). OR, even …

Sexual self-empowerment Understanding how your sex drive works

What does it mean to be “aroused”, and the link between arousal and desire

Reading Time: 4 minutes So, this blog post is on arousal. You might know by now that for some women desire for sex may come *after* arousal (if you didn’t know this, read here). Therefore, knowing what arousal is, and the physical sensations and changes that happen to our bodies, is crucial for understanding more about …