We have a 12 yo, and we were just talking about consent with him and came across this great video that talks about consenting for sex using the metaphor of making a cup of tea. It is truly a great quick video- well worth the watch (see below). Warning: there are a couple of swears at the beginning, still well worth it! It also got me thinking though, how the same concept also applies to relationships. In addition to thinking of it as a metaphor for sex, it is also about adv
The way it happens is always the same…so let’s look at some actual examples and what we can do about it! Isabella (not their real name) Uncertainty: Getting overwhelmed at work – started to feel not Survival Map: Isabella learned that her sense of worth comes from her work and getting things done. She had learned she could only depend on herself, so asking for help was not an option. So when uncertainty triggered her survival map, her map actually was to over-invest in work.