It's been a long time since I revisited how I deal with consent, especially sexual consent.
I date plenty of folks who don't have an extensive sexual background, or who date normies with no consent training, or who date people who just aren't comfortable talking about and during sex. I think I used to be that way, though it was a long time ago, back when I believed that a partner would fix me, would know just what to do so I didn't have to commun
It is for people who have survived assault and abuse, and for people who know or will know a survivor. That's all of us.
Please read this, it'll make you a better lover, stronger friend, and help you heal.