Yes Means Yes

by An Ordinary Man (the novel)

Her interest was a powerful aphrodisiac, just as her lack of interest even more powerful as an antidote. “Sure” might be the sexiest word in the English language.

I cannot imagine anything being as pleasant as consensual sex, so I haven’t paid much attention to the Yes-Means-Yes movement, such as recently reported by CNN; if there was the slightest question she wasn’t fully into it, I wanted nothing to do with it. On the other hand, if she was into it ….

Coercion, pressure, subterfuge and manipulation suck compared to acceptance, enthusiasm, and cooperation. Some things should be self-evident.

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