Michael Dresser

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Decision or Choice – what’s the difference?

July 2, 2020

Many of us might consider the words ‘decision’ and ‘choice’ to be ever-present, and almost interchangeable. Here’s why it’s essential to distinguish between them, and how you can do that.

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Why lockdown is the perfect time to learn how to touch

April 13, 2020

Being on lockdown, quarantined, or isolated from other people, is almost the perfect environment to learn how to touch. Here’s why…

Overwhelmed? Learn your Want from your Willing

August 28, 2019

If you’re feeling overwhelmed the Wheel Of Consent provides a great framework to look at how you make decisions about what you do or don’t agree to – and why.

Gifted

December 26, 2018

What do Kylie and a nutmeg grater (and Christmas) have to do with the Accepting quadrant?

The Joy of Socks

September 14, 2018

What’s the connection between the socks you choose, and having better relationships? It’s not what you might think…

Articles about the Wheel Of Consent

The Guardian, 19 May 2019

Tears, honesty and flirty games: how we escaped our married sex rut.

"After 15 years and three children, my husband and I found ourselves stuck in an ‘intimacy impasse’. Could a therapist help us sizzle again?" Liz Allen explores her options, including the 'game-changer' of the Wheel of Consent.