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2022/2023

Is it love or love-bombing webinar?

Cultivating a Shame-Free Relationship With Your Desire + Fantasies

Develop a better understanding of your fantasies, and learn how to communicate them without shame… to have the sex you actually desire!

About this event

What drives desire?

Why am I not feeling desire?

Why don’t I feel desired by my partner?

How can I increase my levels of desire?

How do I talk to my partner about what I really want in sex?

If you have ever asked yourself these questions, this workshop will help you get the answers you seek.

During this 90-minute live webinar, Somatic Sex Coach, Rachel Overvoll, will lead you through understanding the science and research behind desire, how to access your desire, and how to open up safe, vulnerable conversations about your fantasies and desires with your partner(s).

This workshop is for single and partnered people, as well as for all gender expressions, sexual and relationship orientations. If you have a partner and they are able to attend, please bring them along!

Participants will learn how:

  • To answer the question, “What do I really want, sexually?”
  • To map your core desires and get the sex you truly desire want
  • To celebrate your fantasies without shame
  • Desire builds and can be maintained
  • To facilitate language for you and your partner(s) to have conversations with sexual empathy
    Dr. Kate Balestrieri will host a workshop virtually on how to navigate retroactive jealously.

    Retroactive Jealously: How to Leave Your Partner’s Past in the Past

    Obsessing about a partner’s past can wreak havoc on your relationship. This workshop helps you stay in the present.

    Retroactive Jealousy (RJ) can feel all-consuming to folks who suffer with it and the side effects can be detrimental to one’s relationships, self-esteem, and confidence. This interactive workshop can provide support, education, and reflection exercises that can allow RJ sufferers to both understand their experiences better and learn productive ways they can finally leave their partner’s past in the past.

    Objectives:

     

    • Learn the common ways Retroactive Jealousy shows up and the psychological purpose it serves
    • Develop healthy ways to navigate and cope with uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, and behaviors around Retroactive Jealousy
    • Create space and acceptance to normalize challenging emotions common to Retroactive Jealousy
    • Gain knowledge on how to incorporate mindfulness to get out of your head and more in touch with your body in order to be your best self
    • Create a tangible recovery plan to foster healthier and more fulfilling connections with others
    Raquel VanLoon hosts this sex positive webinar to help you decide if your porn use is a problem.

    How to Know if Your Porn Use is a Problem?

    It’s no secret that porn use has been on the rise in recent years. There is nothing inherently bad about erotic material, but excessive porn use can have an effect on your relationships, result in shame or guilt, have other negative consequences in your life, and can even change the way you view yourself. If you believe your relationship with porn is problematic, overcoming this concern can be a challenging one, however, it is not impossible.

    This sex-positive and interactive webinar is designed to provide support, education, and help to destigmatize the way you think about your relationship with porn. In addition, this webinar will provide insight into the cycle of compulsive porn use and help you learn productive ways to navigate conversations about porn in your relationships.

     

    Objectives: 

    1.   Learn what compulsive porn use is and what it isn’t through obtaining knowledge on the cycle of compulsive behaviors.
    2. Identify the difference between negative consequences of compulsive porn use in your life, and moral or relational conflicts that shape your relationship with porn.
    3.   Learn to recognize and and cope with uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, and behaviors around your porn use.
    4.   Create space and acceptance to challenge stigmas and abolishing negative emotions, such as shame, which are common to porn use.
    5.   Promote emotional well-being practices such as striving for balance and being aware of emotions and reactions that arise within your body. 
    6. Develop strategies to have healthy conversations with current or prospective partners about your relationship with porn and relational needs.