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I Think We Create Too Many Rules Around Sexuality

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    I think in todays world,

    With its constant revolving and with it comes more change by the days as they go by. I think with that, people will change with it but some do not. Change is something I view as a big black hole, something that I can't truly see through or see where the 'end' to it is. I view...
    Traveller96 Traveller96 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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    why limit yourself based on the views of others

    and society they dont know you like you do and if your not a little open with what you may or may not be interested in then you can never find or discover yourself and potential end up with a partner the truly don't understand you and you will end up living a lie and all ways...
    thatx1xguy thatx1xguy 22-25, M Jun 20

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    I actually wrote an essay about this topic

    (sexuality in every aspect such as promiscuity and contraceptives, not solely sexual preference) and its relationship to Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. It was honestly the best thing I've completed in school so far, and I put so much effort into it.
    leggyshay leggyshay 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 16

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    I've recently been wanting to put myself out

    there but I'm too afraid that I'm going to overstep and make whoever I'm with uncomfortable.
    theartist102 theartist102 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Keeping It Classy

    I think there are too many rules about how women should act, think, feel, look, in regards to their sexuality. I think women start to believe that they should constantly worry about the impression and the image they give others....don't want to be too easy, don't want to look...
    ItsJustMe888 ItsJustMe888 31-35, F 21 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    is it wrong that I like sex?

    because society says it is wrong, even though everyone has sex because it is a wonderful and beautiful thing, we still get condemned for it, how stupid
    Dman989 Dman989 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I hate the perception of "*****" in society.

    Sleeping your way to the top- slutty. Sleeping with someone else's lover? -slutty. Sleeping around cause of bad self esteem -sad. Sleeping around because you love to have sex & want to experiment and try new things? -not slutty. As long as you're being safe, and not home...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    To me it is all about fun,

    and enjoying it. I try to keep an open mind, even if I dont always understand different fetisches. But who am I to say what is right and wrong? :p
    StockholmblondiE StockholmblondiE 22-25, F 13 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    Story of my life! Like

    why do we have to label and categorize everything about ourselves? Just to fit into tiny little boxes that society hands out to us as out normal shield? No thank you. I am going to love whomever I choose for the reasons I see fit and no one can tell me otherwise.
    MyDaddysSpecialGirl MyDaddysSpecialGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    purplebatgirl purplebatgirl 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 11

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    GETTING MY MIND F*** ON!

    TY FRANK! God I've missed you! God you're good! Feeling… exhilarated, excited and OH MY GOD!
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    That is one reason why I love sex.

    I ignore the rules. I fantasize about many things that are considered taboo. I used to fantasize about having sex with male relatives. Giving a blow jog to a stranger on the subway is another one I like to fantasize about. But before you get too excited, I don't care to act out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses May 22, 2014

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    I hate the way that I am made to feel like I'm

    trouble just because I like to stay single and sleep with who ever I like... get stuffed people!
    LolaGracesSecret LolaGracesSecret 31-35, F 16 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    Yes sexuality: the sexual habits

    and desires of a person. If it's consensual between adults then leave it alone. Why do people feel they have to judge others based on a choice made by someone else. If consensual adults want to be together, leave them alone. If one or both is married then that is their...
    Rainbowsandrain Rainbowsandrain 41-45, F 14 Responses May 15, 2014

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    Why do we let ourselves live by other peoples

    ideals on how we should live our sexual lives..?
    amypure amypure 31-35, F 24 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    What age do you think a person should be

    allowed to have legal sex with whomever they want or "of age"? I'm in the US and I don't think 18 is cutting it. To me 13 14 sounds better. what do you think?
    BrutalNoodle BrutalNoodle 16-17, F 14 Responses May 16

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    Traditionally, it's said

    that men are more visually stimulated and women are more emotionally stimulated. i've found that women are very reluctant to admit to being turned on visually. I think that's a shame.I am extremely visually stimulated woman. I love watching **** and seeing nakedness on any...
    crazycontrolled crazycontrolled 36-40, F 11 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    We should be able to have sex with animals!

    Wait... Can we? Because I already do it with my dog!
    BIaziken BIaziken 26-30, F 11 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    Far far to many rules!

    Just have fun in love and s%&
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 28

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    you know what else is weird,

    how come ************ is thought of as wrong it is proven that ************ improves emotional pain, it can relieve headaches and for men it will greatly decrease your chances of prostate cancer so why is it known as weird and why are there still people who believe it is a crime...
    Dman989 Dman989 22-25, M 8 Responses Jun 25

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    I think it's unrealistic to get married

    and then expect that one person to meet all your needs, for decades and decades. I think we need to reconsider monogamy. I would be willing to share a man with his legal wife. If she wants the ring and the piece of paper, fine. They probably also have a mortgage and kids and...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 24 Responses Feb 25, 2014

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    i have alot of trouble getting in the mood

    after having my children. my husband gets turned on like a light bulb but he only has to touch my leg and i flinch. almost like if he kept going it would be unwanted and rapelike i guess. before the kids all he had to do was look at me and off we went. now he will set the mood...
    leahftp leahftp 22-25, F 9 Responses May 27

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    Do you believe in God?

    The devil? In destiny or in fate? Do you believe, that naughty girls are made to take you as close to heaven as you can possibly get? Do you dream of resisting pleasures of the flesh? Or do you fantasize of giving in and letting your skin burn from my touch? When we met was that...
    loveCT loveCT 31-35, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    At my 40yr mark this year I rediscovered my

    sexuality. The only difference from my 20's? I finally had an idea of what I liked.... soft bondage & domination. Exceptionally hard, in a small LDS town, to find a compatible partner w similar likes/dislikes. It's very taboo here. *Side note, I liked it PRIOR to 50 Shades of...
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 19 Responses Jun 24

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    I agree I think people are people we all enjoy

    different things at different times in our lives. We don't need rules to define that!
    deleted deleted 26-30 26 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    I'm not a heterosexual,

    homosexual, bisexual, asexual, pansexual, nor any other sexuals for that matter. I am Janelle. I love and **** whoever I want. I am just Janelle.
    IamJanelle IamJanelle 26-30, F 10 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    As long as proper consent is in place,

    I think there should be no rules about sex and sexuality. By creating all these rules we exclude and isolate those who have different preferences sexually.
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    People judge others too much

    because they like different things! People need to realise there is nothing wrong with being adventuring and trying taboo's! Personally, I have no limits and am open for anything! Others think im f***ed up because i like animals and water sports! Seriously, its 21st century...
    deleted deleted 26-30 25 Responses Jun 16

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    I dont mind those rules cuz its fun to break

    them :) But sure noone needs more than 1 rule which is: anything goes... as long as its fun for both!
    sexxie99aussie sexxie99aussie 18-21, F 28 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    I'm trying to find new nasty things me

    and my boyfriend can try any ideas..
    lovelykorbin lovelykorbin 26-30, F 11 Responses Jun 4

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    ashod ashod 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think anal sex is fine

    as long as the women is ok with it
    Dman989 Dman989 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Female Sexuality

    I believe that we create too many rules around sexuality. Sexuality is something to be enjoyed and explored, but for many of us it is killed before we even get a proper chance to understand it. Especially in the case of female sexuality. Sex sells, we all know it. So woman has...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 16 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Sexuality is one of the most wonderful parts of

    being human. Why would anyone try to stifle it? Why would anyone twist something inherently beautiful into something dirty? It is not wrong or amoral to enjoy sex – to revel in lust and passion and desire. Wanting and being wanted are gifts. Acceptance, opening your body...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Sep 19, 2014

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    No rule no hold backs.

    .. That is me, however I don't get what I need. I AM NOT ASKING FOR CHATS! Just expressing. I am married my husband is reserved, I ask, I communicate I give directions.... Sweet Jesus man!
    deleted deleted 26-30 44 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 20

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    I have done things I believe are wrong,

    and I have done things I have been told are wrong. my personal opinion at this time is that as long as it is consensual there is nothing wrong. now I do have some beliefs based on my religion, mainly that sex is reserved for marriage. this is why I say I have done things that...
    caer caer 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 4

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    I think a marriage license should be like a

    driver's license - renewable every 5 years. Till death do us part sounds like a prison sentence!
    PopcornForDinner PopcornForDinner 51-55, F 32 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    anneloves anneloves 18-21, F 11 Responses May 28

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    The older I get, the more I realize everyone

    doesn't know how to have sex; either in the sense of being non satisfying, uncompromising or just lacking any sense of imagination to turn the deed into more than a pump and dump. As a gay guy, I always told myself that I never just wanted a guy to hump and dump or vice versa. I...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 6 Responses Jun 16

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    i have no idea why it needs

    so many rules and morals and bullshit. theres only one rule that really counts: dont hurt anyone! no violence, no force – just have fun, as much as possible. thats how i was raised and thats how i live.
    milena2000 milena2000 13-15, F 17 Responses Jun 16

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    OK, not my rules… So those you

    who read my posts (or maybe chat via message) know my ups and downs with my sex life with my wife. This past weekend had the makings of a great opportunity and it started well before crashing down. We have 4 kids and the two oldest and youngest were out of town for the weekend...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Okay.... I see why we have the rules.

    .... but omg, seriously, I don't quite understand why different places have different legal ages, why not just have 1 set age for everywhere ? I mean don't get me wrong, I don't think there is to many because lets face it, It's nice to have the protection and having sex is...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 3 Responses May 16

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    People should do what turns them on don't hold

    back people make your sex life the most exciting sexual fun time you can have!
    hawksguy30 hawksguy30 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 11

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    I firmly believe what happens between two

    consenting adults in the privacy of their own bedroom is no one else's business.
    Devinamaria Devinamaria 26-30, F 14 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    I think the creat to many rules around

    sexuality I feel family and animal should all be able to be close to each other
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 12

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