When we can be present for both love and sex, we transcend the battleground of Puritanism and hedonism.

— Esther Perel, Mating in Captivity

Puritanism holds major influence in our society whether we are personally religious or not, steering us towards the needs of the family. Just how much do we lean into freedom and the fulfillment of our own desires? Where’s the balance?

Justin Langhorst @justajot