The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities - Book 1, The Ethical Slut : Chapter 2 - Part 1 Within Ourselves - 2 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, The Ethical Slut : Chapter 2 - Part 1 Within Ourselves - 2 Summary and Analysis

Now that readers have been introduced to the book, Withing Ourselves continues. Chapter two is Values & Ethics. Values: Denial versus Fulfillment is the first heading. Here, part of being "sex positive" which means advocating healthy sexual lives, focuses on the conflict between denial of gratification or delay of gratification and the fulfillment of desires. Masturbation often falls into a mitigating activity, since it allows one to at least take some action on one's desires without imposing one's desires on another. The women who wrote the book observe, "We have never met anyone who had low self-esteem at the moment of orgasm," (p. 19). Does Sex Need A "Reason"? is the next question. Essentially, they claim that there are a number of reasons. They acknowledge...

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