You would think this would be common sense. Clinical experience suggests otherwise.
How to have consensual sexual interactions
Applicable for any and all sexual encounters
Step one: Make sure your partner(s) aren’t drunk/drugged/feeling threatened. If they are not then move on to step two.
Step two: Ask if your partner(s) are consenting. This can be done in a formal way, or in an informal (even sexy) way. Tell them what you’d like to do, ask them how they feel about it… use your imagination, consent can be fun! If everyone is on board, move on to step three.
Step three: Have a great time
To put it more simply, everyone involved should be enthusiastically involved beause that’s how they really feel. Read on to find out what is not consensual sex.