I was 17yr and was prepping my dance solo for competition. This was the first time I had really undertaken a truly sensual song in my dancing and first time had to convey a deeper sensualness that I had not yet experienced.
At this point, sex was not a thing in my reality and I was incredibly disconnected from my body. I have a distinct memory of my teacher at the time screaming at me from across the room, “just friggin touch yourself already!!! Goodness gracious…it’s not that hard” Read more
Revised Article seen on Elephant Journal
I want a life of adventure! Let me explain…
I spent the first part of my life living a boring and mundane existence where I followed the rules and did all that I was asked and told to do. I grew up thinking that what others thought of me was more important than what I thought of myself, and so I gave myself away again and again to the needs of others. I never learned how to play or color outside the lines of my mundane life, and the worst part is that I didn’t even see the joy I was missing. I found myself an adult having never truly experienced life, love, adventure, thrill, or excitement outside of books and my imagination.