Most of us learn about sexuality in the context of fear and were taught to be afraid of sexuality on some level: you might get hurt. You might get an STI. You might get pregnant. He might treat you badly. She might trap you. You might get raped. Most of American sex education focuses on [...]
Being disenfranchised from my genitals meant disenfranchisement from my sexuality.
Sexual Empowerment Coach Amy Jo Goddard shares her insights and wisdom about sexuality and authenticity with Patricia and Stu. Amy Jo challenges and inspires us to evolve sexually, transcending shame, guilt and other limiting beliefs that keep us from a more fulfilling life. Great conversation!
The sexual voice is two-fold: We all have an internal voice and an external voice.
Somehow the idea that sex shouldn’t require effort has seeped into our psyches and that idea prevents us from taking the time or energy to make it hotter, better and more fulfilling.
I believe sex-negativity refers to the cultural, social and psychological view that sexuality is by nature shameful, harmful, or vile, and therefore, that it should be repressed, policed or otherwise controlled.
Accept the journey you have been on. Accept the choices you have made, and know that you can begin to make new and different choices now that will be in service to your greater growth, highest sexual, and spiritual good.
When you walk through these gates, don’t forget to breathe in the spaciousness, and bask in the joy of exploration. This is the fun part!
A note from Amy Jo: This week I'm pleased to share a guest article by my friend and colleague Karin Green, who is my co-creatrix in the Healing Sexual Trauma Weekend we'll be offering in Seattle this fall. Karin's article describes some of the healing perspectives and opportunities that ShadowWork offers. ShadowWork changed my life and the chance to [...]