Friday, November 2, 2012

Dating & Mating: Hysteria

Hysteria is a  humorous and tasteful depiction of the invention of the personal vibrator.  The interesting points raised in the film include the history of Hysteria as a medical diagnosis and the psychology of a woman's 'personal satisfaction'.

Hysteria was a medical diagnosis until the 1950s and appeared to encompass any malady women had that could not be explained.  The women in the movie appeared to suffer more from a mental issue of boredom and s**ual (side-stepping unwanted web-searches) dissatisfaction versus any type of physical ailment.

Good couple s**ual satisfaction is a core element in successful relationships.  Conversations about finding and /or generating that satisfaction are generally the embarrassed, whispered words among friends.  Given the studies, couple conflicts and life decisions this topic affects a movie like this and other open avenues of information and discussion are needed and should be welcomed. 
The s**ual revolution of the 60's and 70's have afforded the modern woman less restriction in her s**ual expression.  Unfortunately, that freedom seems more free for the media to portray than for a woman to initiate in her relationships. 

The expression that appears to have been unleashed in the s**ual revolution was the freedom to HAVE s*x with someone, not to talk with your partner about s*x, leaving the conversations hushed and embarrassed.

As advanced in technology and dissemination of knowledge as we've become the male/female conundrum continues to baffle us.  Education is the answer, the more you know the better your decisions can be.  Two highly recommended books are, For Women Only and For Men Only by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn. These give an excellent glimpse into the workings of the opposite sex, providing insight to understanding their motivation and decision making process.

A good web magazine to put in your RSS Feed is Science of Relationships.  For this post here are two noteworthy articles from the website:  Let's Talk About S*x While Having S*x and Are You GGG? The Benefits of S**ual Communal Strength; both offering research and analysis to help us improve our relationships and relationship decision making.
Communication is a vital key to every relationship.  Most anything that generates dialogue on the difficult subjects is a tool to increase your communication and improve your relationships. 

Become a student of relationship building, increase your knowledge through all the tools, (internet, library, bookstore, classes) available, some at your fingertips.  It is an investment in all your relationships, present and future.

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1 comment:

  1. I hadn't heard of this film, but it does sound intriguing.