Drawing a line between given and Declined Consent
Relationships can seem easy from a distance until the moment you are in exclusive relationships with a significant other. When it has come to the point of getting intimate, partners need to be careful about how their significant other response to avoid getting into serious opposition. Depending on which level of the relationships you and your partner are in, sex is a critical addition and it needs to be done according to how the two of you like it. Communication is key in a relationship and intimacy as well, bottling issues that make you uncomfortable will eventually make that relationship fail. Positive consent is key if two parties are to engage in healthy sexual relations.
But as much as it may seem obvious and something simple enough, you could come to realize that there are some places you need to avoid going. You need to have what is referred to as enthusiastic content between the two of you. The most important things is to ensure that your partner is comfortable and that you are respectful to them in intimacy. Just because there is consent between two parties is not to mean that it is legal because body harm could results which is not something the victim would agree to when asked. Some couples have even created contracts that outline the kind of consent they are committed to as people who are intimate with each other. The contracts clearly show what you can do to your partner and what is not acceptable and vice versa.
The contracts are in place to prevent sexual abuse of any kind between the partners, there are agreed safewords that are to be used when one of the partners feel uncomfortable at some point in intimacy. You can even come across short term contacts that don’t go longer than a few hours. Enthusiastic consent, maybe sometimes be misunderstood portraying women as a gender that hates and with low interest in sex but that is far from right. It is advisable to simplify everything around intimacy with your partner by just talking about it.
Today the dating scene has become a little bit more relaxed, people will meet online and address these issues venue before they get to the point they are intimate and that makes things clear for both parties going forward. It takes addressing the difference between consent given and that which has been denied so that you have healthy intimate relationships in the future with your partners. Ask questions but be crafty how you do that just before intimacy to know where your partner is at with all that. Consent is no only good for all people but the society as well in more ways than one. If awareness is created about consents, a lot of legal issues that have to do with sex abuse will be avoided .
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