Michael Dresser

Wheel Of Consent

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Wheel Of Consent writing

Read my writing about how different aspects of the Wheel Of Consent can help you. Or scroll down for press and media articles and writing about the Wheel Of Consent.

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…

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Accepting

April 24, 2018

When it comes to what you genuinely desire are you able to accept it, or does it feel a bit like opening Pandora’s gift-box?

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Allowing

March 23, 2018

Every day we endure so many things we don’t want – from ads to behaviour. The question is: how to allow in a way which feels comfortable?

Articles about the Wheel Of Consent

The New York Times, 15 Dec 2020

Interview with Robyn Dalzen and Betty Martin of the School Of Consent

"This year, physical distance and safety became part of a suddenly urgent conversation for everyone. But for educators focused on intimacy and consent, questions about bodies and boundaries are a constant focus" by Julia Carmel

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.