“Why is the forbidden so erotic?”
We live and love within a highly-complex and nuanced set of rules about what is right and what is wrong; what is acceptable and what lines are not to be crossed. And yet, some of our greatest pleasures and most significant advancements can come from crossing those very lines...doing the thing we’re not supposed to do...asking the questions we shouldn’t dare ask. Why? Is it that when we do what we’re not supposed to, it feels like we’re doing what we really want? When we trespass the line in the sand, when is it weakness and when is it boldness? How do we understand the guilt that can follow the pleasure of engaging with the forbidden? How is it different when we cross the line alone versus when it’s a shared experience? And what if what we desire is the very thing our partner finds so taboo?