Tagged with #Body Image
Developing Boundaries and Confidence
"Growing up in an African American community of the inner city, I could not meet standards held up to young black men. I wasn't tall and l..."
by Andrew King
Calm and Expansive
"My mom was always open about sexuality. When I was a kid, she would talk about how sex was a really loving and magical experience. From b..."
by Avery Young
I See More Beauty in Life
"My father died when I was eight. He was a heavy drinker and violent toward my mother, and he left us with a lot of debt. My mom worked mo..."
by Lee Williams
From People-Pleaser to Making My Own Decisions
"I see my journey with OM as an unraveling of many layers of deep cultural conditioning to reveal the true, liberated me. I was taught tha..."
by Ashanti
Touching My Soul through My Body
"I found OM via a book reading in San Francisco, and I was intrigued. I was recently divorced and wanted to get back in touch with my sexu..."
by Heather
I Became Comfortable in My Body
"My parents are super conservative, and I grew up with a lot of Catholic shame and guilt. I attended Catholic school until college and was..."
by Christie
When I’m Vulnerable I Feel More Connected
"I grew up in a pretty typical upper-middle-class, white household. My dad was a police officer, my mom was a stay-at-home mom, and every ..."
by Clayton Cone
I’m More Aware of and Proud of My Body
"Before I started an OM practice, I just wasn’t very present. I don’t know how to describe it other than to say I wasn’t really there. At ..."
by Zach Rhoades
I Didn’t Have to be Perfect Anymore
"Growing up I was trained to believe that if I’m going to do something, I have to do it perfectly. Today, I’m at the director level in cor..."
by Eugenia
OM Led Me Back to God
"I was raised in a normal middle class family and had a pretty happy childhood. The only thing that was different is I had a biracial upbr..."
by Raquel Williams
My Healing Process Required Me to OM Regularly
"My relationship with my ex-husband was a traumatic, brutal exchange – for me, emotionally equivalent to violation on many levels. In orde..."
by Samantha Fowler
From Focusing on Problems to Enjoying Beauty
"I'm a very open-minded person who likes to try different things. Skydiving, bungee jumping—I’ll do it. I’m not afraid. I’ve always been v..."
by Jocelyn Tang
A Deep Healing Through OM
""I think you may have to accept it will always hurt," my doctor bluntly informed me after a visit in hopes of reigniting the spark betwee..."
by Andrea Rossi
Learning to Play and Get Back Into My Body
"I was introduced to Orgasmic Meditation by my sister. She had a friend years ago who had shown her a video about OM, so my sister decided..."
by Denise
Healing Shame-Based Vocabulary
"I grew up in the Filipino culture and the Catholic religion. There was a lot of strictness and social rules and a lot of shame and shame-..."
by Josephina Lascal
Discipline & Sensitivity
"Fortunately, my perspective is changing with time, but early on I thought my parents were horrible people. They never talked about anythi..."
by Vaibhav Reddy
More Connection With My New Body
"As a 36-year-old trans man living in France, a freelance barista and graphic designer, I believe that OM has helped me to feel what the t..."
by Maxence Defais
OM Gave Me Confidence to Live a Life of Connection
"My world always felt in reaction to everyone else. I didn't have a lot of confidence in myself. I had a lot of body image issues growing ..."
by Michael
Finding Enjoyment in the Moment
"When I found Orgasmic Meditation, I was in my late 30s and had had a series of relationships that hadn’t worked out. I’d known from the b..."
by Leore Schwartz
What My Body Tells Me
"Dread fills me as I'm walking down the street, and I see my mother's car parked up ahead at a gas station. She gets out of her car and st..."
by Amber
The New Activism
"I found out about Orgasmic Meditation from a guy I met on a popular dating website. He told me he practiced OM, and what he said appealed..."
by Elya
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