Wrap-up

  • consent is a conversation grounded in mutual respect
  • sex is a series of many shared decisions
  • everyone has the right to say no, at any time
  • your partner has the same rights
  • the Field Model is a great tool to help work through shared decisions
  • managing all the emotions that come with physical intimacy can be tricky
  • talking with your partner about sex and your feelings about sex is really important
  • talking with your partner about sex and their feelings about sex is really important
  • there are a lot of external influences that affect our approach to sex.
  • gender norms are generalisations that suggest a person should behave in a certain way because of their gender
  • no-one is ever obligated to have sex
  • you can’t gain consent from someone who is drunk
  • an imbalance of power can make it difficult to say how you feel or what you want