Posts In: Fertility

Fertility is a bigger word than we may realise

We might think of hormones, bleeding, women and babies. However, we may not usually think about oppression, suppression and fertility in the same sentence…or maybe some people do?

Fertility is in fact wrapped up in larger concepts such as sexuality and gender and often connects us to sex, gender labels and other sexual connotations.

Through the journey of healing around my own fertility and if I’m to be honest, my sexuality, oppression has been a common word that has appeared. Suppression has also popped up …

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us – Marianne Williamson

My journey of healing began three years ago. I didn’t know that there was anything else that I needed help with healing in. I had worked my way through an eating disorder and had come out on the other side. My sexuality didn’t even enter my thoughts. Whilst physically my eating disorder had finished many moons ago, the real healing hadn’t even touched the surface. The healing that had everything to do with sexuality.