Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma
Cleis Press Start, 28. nóv. 2007 - 320 síđur
The first encouraging, sex-positive guide for all women survivors of sexual assault -- heterosexual, bisexual, lesbian, coupled, and single -- who want to reclaim their sex lives. While most books on the topic broach sexuality only to reassure women that it is all right to say "no" to unwanted sex, Healing Sex encourages women to learn how to say "yes" -- to their own desires and on their own terms. This mind-body approach to healing from sexual trauma was created by Staci Haines, who has been educating in the area of sexual abuse, sex education, and somatic healing for over 15 years. Her techniques are ideal for anyone looking for a new way to heal from trauma, beyond traditional talk therapy.
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... move into overdrive. There is a high level of neuronal activity in these areas, with the corresponding release of chemicals to assist in survival. The most recently evolved part of our Introduction to the Second Edition xv.
... sur- vival response, too). During this response, painkilling endorphins and opioids are released, and the person shifts from action to immobility. When survivors talk about not fighting back or being able to move, this xvi Healing Sex.
... move, this is literal. Tense muscles become still, and breathing and heartbeats slow to barely perceptible. Smart, huh? After the danger passes, our brains and bodies are designed to return to bal- ance, or a nonhyperalert state. People ...
... move our communities toward resolving rather than perpetuating violence and trauma. Many things prevent the natural process of discharging the hyperalert or freeze response and returning to a calm and cohesive self or group. Often this ...
... Moving my thighs and kicking my legs allowed me to begin expressing my anger. My chest held much of the deep grief. Where my body had been pinned or frozen during the abuse, I now began to move. How many times had I wanted to push ...
The Emotions ofHealing
SM RolePlaying and Fantasy
Sex Toys and Accoutrements 199
Dildos and Harnesses page
Anal Toys page
SM Toys page
Anal Anatomy page
Masturbation and SelfHealing
Consent and Boundaries
Partnering with Survivors ofSexual Abuse
Your Powerful Sexual Self Who Are You Becoming?
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Healing Sex: A Mind-body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma
Staci Haines,Felice Newman
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