I’d like to offer some guidance to those in the business of creating films, series, and plays on how to direct, act, and edit scenes depicting sexual love.
I’m weary of the shallowness pervasive in popular content. It often resembles pornography more than authentic love. I’m referring to mainstream content, not explicit adult material.
Let’s put an end to the tired cliché that a bachelorette party must always involve a stripper, as if it somehow represents an acceptable celebration before making the mature and conscious choice to marry or commit to a profound and meaningful relationship.
No – no! I don’t finish within five minutes of you pinning me to the wall, penetrating me quickly and kissing my neck.
No, no! Porn is a turnoff, not a turn-on. It’s perhaps one of the most addictive substances out there. I’m exhausted by the casual mentions of pornography in TV series and movies, often accompanied by a sly smile and a thinly veiled acknowledgment yet treated as entirely legitimate.
What about you? What are your frustrations in this regard? The repulsion we feel toward the current culture is a crucial step toward building a new culture, one founded on love.
As far as I know, “Normal People” is the only series that captures the essence of intimate sexual love, portraying it as genuine and non-pornographic.