For the past week, I’ve been asking people advice on how to pursue other humans, and how to be a good partner. This is what I’ve collected. If you have any other advice, please share it in the comments! When you’re dating: Be upfront about what you’re looking for. Don’t worry about tricks or strategies. Be okay with rejection. Rejection sucks, but never let it make you resentful. Being resentful of one woman or man can easily lead to being resentful of women or men in general
People tend to ask me how I started, or ‘Why are you doing this? What is a sex educator?’ Well, the light bulb moment for me was at the very beginning of January 2013. I was an adult volunteering at a peace education camp in Ottawa, Canada for teens aged mostly 15-18. I’ve been going to this CISV winter camp since I myself was 15, and I am well aware of the incredible safe space created by the participants to discuss all manner of issues.
I decided that during the camp I wan