What exactly is consent? Why does it matter? How can you respect other people’s boundaries, and have them respect yours?
Can We Talk About Consent?breaks down the basics of how togive and get consentin every aspect of life for early teens and older (or whenever you want to begin these conversations!). It's a powerful word, but not everyone understands exactly what it means. This stylish guide explains clearly why consent matters—for all of us.
With honest explanations by experienced sex and relationships educator Justin Hancock, you'll learn how consent is a vital part of how we connect with ourselves and our self-esteem, the people close to us, and the wider world.
The book covers a broad range of topics, including:
how we greet each other
how to choose things for ourselves
how we say no to things
communicating and respecting choices in sexual relationships
the factors that can affect a person's ability to choose
how to empower other people by giving them consent
And—there's a whole lot of pizza.
This guide to consent gives you all the tools you need to build consensual relationships.