Michaela featured in The New York Times – How Does Submissive Sex Work in the Age of #MeToo?

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Recently Michaela was featured in The New York Times to lend her expertise on the #MeToo movement and how submission plays a roll.

How Does Submissive Sex Work in the Age of #MeToo?


Like all of us in the throes of #MeToo, I have been taking rigorous inventory of my sexual history, rolling back the tape on past highs and lows: the disturbing teenage experiences no longer chalked up to miscommunication, those times I gave in because it was easier, some unwanted advance successfully fended off.

And then there are the memories of being brusquely, and without permission, pushed up against a wall — and loving it. In fact, those were the steamiest moments I could recall. I wondered if I would ever experience such an unscripted embrace again — and then immediately worried: Did my secret desires make me a traitor to #MeToo and what it stands for?

No, according to Michaela Boehm, a sex and intimacy therapist and psychologist; they make me pretty normal… [read more]

Read the full article online here.