There is a notion that engaging in sexual denial means being devoid of sensation. Being robbed of stimulus. Nothing could be further from the truth. Denial involves the removal of one very specific sensation. You might take away the climactic experience of orgasm, but you are increasing the volume on a variety of other sensations and experiences.
You didn’t think that you could possibly do it. Crafting stimulating words, omission running through it. This contains words that do truly align , but what is missing is not simply benign. A common consonant no, it is its contrast. With focus and vigil it will show up at last. A submission as part of January Jumpstart 2023.
You always remember your first. Your first kiss, your first love, your first loss. Especially when they are all wrapped up in the same person Also the first time that I was overtly pursued, and confidently claimed. That relationship set a pattern for who I was and what I valued. A submission as part of January Jumpstart 2023.
It’s hard to believe that this is a journey that began six months ago. Reflection is a core part of my daily practice. As we find ourselves on the cusp of a new year, I find myself taking a broader view of where I am, what I have learned and what remains unexplored. I am on the journey of a lifetime with a partner that I adore. For all the progress that we have made, it feels like we are just getting started. That’s an exciting proposition.