In SIckness and In Health: Loving Someone with a Chronic Illness
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About The Event
It is challenging to have a partner with a chronic illness. Knowing what is helpful and what is not, getting your needs met, and keeping things sexy.
This class is geared for the partners of chronically ill folks, including both physical and mental health issues.
This class covers:
- Communication techniques
- Understanding your partner's condition
- Things that seem helpful but can hurt
- Managing a relationship in good and bad times
- Talking about sex and sexuality
Participants leave with a workbook for resources and technique guides.
Auntie Vice is a writer and performer. They hold a Ph.D. in Political Psychology and a BA in psychology. Their work concentrates on kink, BDSM, gender, and power. Their book, "The Big Workbook for Submissives" was a finalist for the 2018 Golden Flogger Award and they run the award-winning blog LoveLettersToAUnicorn. They have been a member of the kink community for more than 30 years.
Prior to writing about kink full time, they were a college professor, nonpartisan policy researcher, and head of a state agency. They became severely ill in 2013. They now live with several autoimmune conditions. Their work has been shaped by their personal experience. Writing about queer, disabled, kinky folk has become a full time passion for them.