Westernized ideas of sexuality would have you believe that sexual intimacy consists of one thing- intercourse.
Your erotic self is so much more than this...
"You can discover more about a person in one hour of play than in a year of conversation"
Sex as play
Just as children need play to develop physical, cognitive, and emotional strength, adults to too. The utility of play in the development of communication skills, emotional regulation, and disposition towards challenge and change is well documented. With more recent discoveries about the neuroplasticity of the adult brain, it is easy to see how the utility of play persists through the lifespan. Living in a society where play is often derided as childish or immature, many adults lack this crucial competent of a vibrant life. Learning to experience sex as play can help you reap all the cognitive, emotional, and physical benefits you’ve been missing.
Your sexual life can be:
Get Excited About The Journey
Often we get stuck in the fear of expectations, shame, or doing/saying something wrong. This prevents up from trying new things and exploring the unknown. It keeps us from actualizing our authentic selves. But there is no “right” way to play, and new experiences lead to learning.
There is growth in the process.
Invite curiosity in.