Wow, what’s that?

I’m not sure when I stumbled across the image, it must have been when I was scrolling through for accounts to follow on Instagram (for the business, I swear). Something very calming and soothing caught my eye.

It was a picture of a lady holding an object that was facing her vulva. Strangely, it was the opposite of perverse and not one bit uncomfortable. She seemed curious, but satiated. It made me feel like I wanted to see what she was seeing too.

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That object was a Mirror by Sexual Healing. It is an object for women to discover their bodies in an intimate, private, yet completely open and honest way. The Mirror is one of four products by Sexual Healing — a rising start up in the femtech world that began as a research project. For her graduation at Design Academy Eindhoven, one half of Sexual Healing, Nienke Helder, started looking into a new approach for overcoming ‘sexual dysfunctions’ that women can experience after a traumatic experience. …

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When I was in school, I never thought much about the sex education that we received, I never spoke to anyone about any curiosities or questions that I had, there were so many things I did not know I did not know. Sexual wellness and health was not an issue anywhere I looked.

Now, as I am learning so much about sexual wellness, at the ripe old age of 36, I’m almost wondering, is it too late? Could they not have taught us about desire, anatomy, danger, emotion, at a younger age when they had the chance? …


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