It’s no secret that we’re living in an age that encourages sexual liberty: "Experiment and explore! Have a one-night stand! Have a more-than-one night stand! Do them! Do you! Do one! Do all!" And yet, an underground group of modern women is navigating a culture obsessed with sex and exploring their sense of self through short- and long-term abstinence. Ahead, we speak to five female twenty-somethings – like Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin – who chose to press pause on physical intimacy for different reasons and time periods, in search of the potential soul ties between sexual behaviours and personal identity.
Lockdown Gave Me The Confidence To Come Out In My 30s
When I think about my own experiences of coming out, there’s one occasion I really remember. Perched on a grassy verge outside our college at the age of