When people spoke to me about self-love it seemed like a pointless concept, definitely not grand or romantic. In fact, it sounded boring. Wasn’t the point of love to fall madly in love with someone who would love you back – a partner who would make life fulfilling and make you feel complete?
My anxiety wasn’t a huge mountain I needed to climb by myself in order to be good enough for people to want me.
I was lovable all along, by just being me.
The true me, the me that was hiding behind a mask worn to fill the expectation that was never real to begin with.
While consent, knowing your boundaries, being in a relationship that is respectful, and fun IS sexy. STI’s (sexually transmitted infections) aren’t! Do you know your STI’s?
Masturbation is stimulating your genitals for sexual pleasure and/or to reach an orgasm. It can be a fun way of exploring the physical and sexual pleasures of your own body.
A young man’s sharing how truly caring for yourself can change your whole life.