15 #PleasurePrinciples About Dating
By Robyn Bidgood and Amanda Costa from Ryerson’s Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education
When it came to sex ed in high school, did you only learn about the STIs and how to put on a condom? Were you taught that sex was filled will risks and not something we were allowed to enjoy? If so, you know that pleasure was never typically part of this conversation. Which is odd because that’s kinda the point. We want to move the conversation back to what it should be about; how to make ourselves and our partners feel good. Whether it’s a casual hook-up or long term relationship our #PleasurePrinciple is good feels for all!
Here are our 15 tips you can make dating more honest, consent positive, and fun for everyone.
Knowing your Partner’s pleasure
What to do while on a date
Know what “no” looks like
How to deal with rejection
If you need support here are some numbers you can call:
People of all genders, can contact Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre:
416-597-8808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you self identify as a woman, you can call the Assaulted Women’s Hotline:
If you self identify as a man, you can call the Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: 1-866-887-0015
If you self identify as LGBTQ, you can contact the LGBTQ Youthline: