Tag Archives: sex hysteria

Stolen Youth: Jaycee Dugard

In June 1991 an 11-year-old was kidnapped by two strangers and subsequently held captive by them as a sex slave (and slave labor) for 18 years. The victim’s subsequent release at age 29 (along with the two daughters she gave … Continue reading

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Playing Doctor

“…the ability to experience and know pleasure is an essential ingredient of wellness.” -bell hooks In her book “The Secret Lives of Girls,” researcher Sharon Lamb describes interviews with many girls and women who revealed their experiences of sex play … Continue reading

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Child Massage

Anyone who has experienced a professional massage knows that massage is very enjoyable. The standard price may seem excessive relative to the pleasure, but there is actually much more to massage than merely pleasure. Searching “child massage” on the web … Continue reading

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Breast Pride and Breastfeeding

Where does breast shame come from? Is it instinctive or learned behavior? When babies are born they feel no shame. Before infant bottle formula was invented there was no need to cultivate breast shame. Even religious art commonly depicted Jesus … Continue reading

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Is Your Child a Sex Maniac? Part 3

“…the challenge of all human relationships: accepting people as they are, while fostering further integration and growth.” – Daniel J. Siegel. Please read the previous posts first: Is Your Child a Sex Maniac  and Is Your Child a Sex Maniac … Continue reading

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Is Your Child a Sex Maniac? Part 2

Please read the previous post first: Is Your Child a Sex Maniac? to understand the context of this topic. Helping children learn and grow is an ambitious undertaking of enormous complexity that requires infinite patience and a large dose of humility. … Continue reading

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Body Literacy

Before moving on to discuss some very sensitive aspects of sex hysteria, namely published descriptions of children who have been observed behaving sexually and are sometimes labeled “sexualized” or even “disturbed,” it is important to discuss some more general topics … Continue reading

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