If "Everyone Has A Ho Phase" I Am A Late Bloomer
I hear this saying a lot and might have just started mine, in my own way...
I mean, I had a “Ho” phase the first time I was out in the ‘80s, but it was more for drugs and a place to sleep, not for fun. I mean, that’s a sex-worker (exchange of services for goods thing) phase but not the sexual exploration as what’s intended with the common understanding of what “Everyone Has A Ho Phase” means.
Then, of course, I went into the church closet, and my shame-based but still good at it “self-love” era took off. Even when I first came out, I had some fun dates but was still fearful of sex in general. So, my sexual exploration has only started this year. I’m 55, you all. This should have happened in my twenties.
Dan has been encouraging me with the sexual exploration stuff, and that has brought up a lot of insecurities. Most I have worked through, but still, there are moments of religious fear or rejection that arise.
However, a new opportunity for some exploration is coming up in two weeks when we take our 2nd Anniversary Virgin Voyages cruise…
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