This is why pre-teens need to be having aware conversations about puberty, consent, pleasure, sexuality, and relationships. It needs to start young, as some youngsters are hit with hormones, sexual desires and curiosity earlier than others.
Often waiting until the teen is ready, means that the conversation doesn’t happen until after the teenager is already sexually active.
There is no one right age or time. Each teenager will be different.
Cultivating trust, opening a woman’s heart, growing a love that causes both of you to flourish is an ongoing journey of commitment.
I wanted to be able to lean in, but all my fears of abandonment were butting up against my longing and desire to surrender.
“In this space, I have healed, loved, and accepted myself. His love has shown me how to accept the messy, clumsy, and awkward parts of me.”
“Some of the greatest challenges I have experienced in love have been my greatest learnings.”
“The not knowing is such a potent teacher of trust”- Martina Hughes
“One day Rod was sharing with me about how vulnerable, uncertain and even scared he felt about moving”- Martina Hughes
“Initially, I felt myself wanting to fight and struggle against the imposed restrictions”- Martina Hughes
“A woman who gives herself permission for her feelings, and knows how to express and embody those feelings is truly powerful!”- Martina Hughes
“Experiencing deep and embodied love is a direct result of my daily practice” – Martina Hughes.