I have written before about the ways in which my experience with sexual abuse and endometriosis have both impacted the ways in which I inhabit my body.
Shame and a feeling of disembodiment accompany both and with that comes sexual dysfunction. Whether it’s emotional or medical, discomfort with intimacy and with pleasure become a pervasive aspect of one’s identity and a source of angst.
That’s why I was intrigued by the new series “The Principles of Pleasure” on Netflix. And for as awkward and often uncomfortable as I felt watching it, it certainly taught me a lot about why pleasure is a human right and how exactly it works.Read more on themighty.com