Men’s sex “drive” is often perceived as being perpetually activated…. But what about when it isn’t?
MYTH BUSTER: Neither a man nor a woman is expected to be continuously ready to jump into a sexual encounter.
Many girls and young women, regardless of religious affiliation, are taught to cover their bodies to avoid the slightest possibility that the highly sexualized male will gaze upon them, have illicit thoughts and possibly act out on them. It’s time we give the male species a little more credit. Men and women are both sexual beings and we are “all made out of the same parts, just organized in different ways” according to sex educator and author Emily Nagoski, in her book; Come As You Are (2015). While men can be more attuned to their sexual desires and physiological reactions, they are not constant and more importantly, they are able to be tamed and controlled. [Read more…]