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I recently went away to a weekend intensive hosted by Expanding Inward.  It was a wonderful weekend, full of revelations and tears...and not once during sessions was I hugged by another participant.

I was not hugged because I didn't ask for a hug.

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  • Amoret BriarRose
    Amoret BriarRose says #
    You are very welcome, and yes, consent is something we can be more aware of. It takes practice, but it is a worthwhile endeavor.
  • Paola Suarez
    Paola Suarez says #
    Thank you. Personally I find that conversations about consent even when it comes to "innocent" interactions like hugs isn't brough
  • Amoret BriarRose
    Amoret BriarRose says #
    Thank you for sharing your experiences, Shauna. I know that my time at the Grove has deeply impacted my ability to witness others.
  • Shauna Aura Knight
    Shauna Aura Knight says #
    Like the Expanding Inward, folks, I also trained at Diana's Grove and I've taken the similar approach in my work of asking ritual
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ says #
    This is so important. When I am told stories of sexual abust (I have heard more than anyone needs to) I always say: "This should n

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