25: Cracked Open Vol 4: The Object of Desire - The Good, The Bad, The Becoming

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Can objectifying others or even yourself ever be a good thing? Why psychologists believe a good dose of objectification is vital to happy sex life.

In this podversation:

  • What is objectification and how does someone objectify themselves?
  • Common examples of self-objectification
  • Ways it has shown up in our (Tamara & Alex's) lives personally
  • Without self-objectification we miss out on the fullness of life
  • How to tell whether your objectification is healthy
  • The power of psychological assessments like the Enneagram as a measurement of self-objectification and more
  • How objectification and self-objectification plays a role in great sex
  • Why partners should try to say YES to their lovers as often as possible
  • Self-objectification in oral sex
  • Lust as an integral part of the total Self
  • Confidence is a decision
  • How any behavior can be an act of affirmation or aggression (a.k.a healthy or unhealthy)
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