Sex and Relationships

Consent – it’s as simple as tea

With so much media discussion and focus on consent these days, it’s time to break it down into something that’s easy for us all to understand.  While negotiating a sexual encounter can seem like a really scary thing…  it’s actually as simple as yes or no.

Two people either want to have sex together, or they don’t.

If the answer is ever less than 2 yes’s then that means NO (unless of course it’s a one person encounter – but we won’t worry about that)

So – do the maths

Yes + Yes=YES
Yes + Maybe = NO
Yes + No = NO
No + Maybe = NO
No +Yes = NO

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District