I enjoy finding keys to understanding. When I find something that so concisely and clearly delivers useful knowledge, I take note. It is in that spirit that I offer you Dr. Betty Martin’s “Wheel of Consent.” The Wheel of Consent is a model for understanding and exploring the dynamics
We can still hold another in love even while disagreeing with, or not being able to accept some, or all, of their actions.
I get to initiate it with playful flirtation and, of course, verbal consent… which is, honestly, pretty hot.
Sometimes relating can feel like a challenge. Sometimes it can feel like an utter joy. Through this section of the site I’ll offer you tools and ideas to help make relating more of the latter. I’ll be writing here about diverse forms of relating, like how we relate