In this episode of the "Embracing Intensity" podcast, host Aurora brings on a special guest, Cate Osburn, better known on social media as Catieosaurus. As a certified sex educator with an emphasis on neurodivergency and intimacy, Cate sparks much-needed conversations, tackling topics others often shy away from. With her unique insights drawn from personal experiences and her role as a sex educator, she brings a nuanced understanding of how neurodivergency can interact with intimacy and sex.
Throughout the episode, Cate and Aurora, among other topics, delve into the intersection of neurodivergence and intimacy, discuss the impacts of societal norms on sex and relationships, and provide tangible strategies to navigate through intimacy issues. Cate advocates for self-advocacy, shedding light on the importance of open and honest communication within relationships.
In a world that rarely discusses the intersection of intimacy and neurodivergence, this conversation with Catieosaurus is a breath of fresh air providing valuable insights, strategies, and reassurance that you are not alone in your struggles. Catch up on this enlightening conversation today.
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The relationship and challenges between neurodivergence and intimacy.
Tips for navigating sensory issues during sexual activities, such as using tools like headphones.
An examination of problematic gender dynamics that can play out in intimate relationships.
Ways to manage relationship satisfaction amidst the challenges of neurodivergency.
How to distinguish between drama and passion in relationships.
The importance of self- advocacy, allowing for the fulfilling and authentic expression of our needs.
The concept of "Ask culture" versus "Guess culture" and the effects on relationships and intimacy.