When I was fourteen, I got my period and didn’t tell my mum because I didn’t want to have The Period Conversation with her. I’m 99% sure I was fourteen, but I could have been fifteen, I actually don’t remember the details at all besides an early encounter with a sanitary pad and my futile […]
Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always had a strong sense of – and deep connection to – my sexuality, spirituality and creativity. But throughout most of my life, these integral parts of my being have (in my mind) been at odds with one another: players on different teams, different worlds. I saw […]
Just a quickie today. Ha.
‘Oh wow Claire, you’ve ahhhh, completely turned off your sexuality’
‘Ugh, tell me about it. It’s like it’s just completely… Gone’
‘Hmmmm… I’ll try opening it up for you, but it’s reaaaallly closed up.’
Sound strange? That was a conversation I recently had with my reiki practitioner Fiona, who discovered during a recent healing session that I have in fact shut my sexuality down.
And she’d hit the nail right on the head.
Hasta la vista, baby. My sexiness has left the building.
Let me explain.