Sensuality is a subset of communication.

The ability to effectively communicate is essential in all relationships; whether it be with a partner, a boss, a child, or a friend. Communication is how we function and relate in all our interactions.

To be a good communicator in all areas of life requires training. This is particularly felt when it comes to communicating in the bedroom. Sex is one of the most emotionally charged topics of all to discuss and one that affects a relationship most profoundly. We have it that if you can talk about sex – what you want, how you want it, your desires, your fantasies – you can talk about anything.

Communication is the foundation in which our community and research is built on. The ability to communicate is vital to the ongoing success of any relationship. For more about this, take a moment to browse through personal stories of sensual researchers on our blog. Many illustrate the viewpoint that sensuality is a subset of communication.

“Words are small shapes in the gorgeous chaos of the world. But they are shapes, they bring the world into focus, they corral ideas, they hone thoughts, they paint watercolors of perception.”

- Diane Ackerman, A Natural History of the Senses

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