When writer and podcaster Tawny Lara quit drinking … she also quit faking orgasms! In this episode, which was recorded live at the alcohol-free Getaway bar in Brooklyn, she talks to Ruby about all the ways getting sober impacts our dating life and intimate relationships.
Topics covered include:
-Sex as a performance – and how alcohol enables this.
-The positive influence of feminist porn.
-Being honest and vulnerable about what you want, in and out of the bedroom.
-Drinking as a way to mask body image issues.
-Taking the guilt out of pleasure.
-Self-pleasure as a practice of self-acceptance.
-The things we don’t get taught in sex ed …
-Crying as an emotional orgasm.