Tagged with #Depression
Healing My Depression
"When I first heard about Orgasmic Meditation, it was 2012 and I’d been suicidal for six months. I didn’t dare tell anyone about my suicid..."
by Bernadette Martinez
From Anxiety to Joy
"I’d wake up and my first thought would be, ‘I don’t want to get out of bed.’ I’d feel this intense anxiety pushing on my body. Life felt ..."
I Developed Concentration and Focus
"I work as a night shift concierge in an apartment building on the Upper East Side in New York City. I run a small business on the side as..."
by Logan Evans
Reborn from Incompetence & Heartbreak
"When I was 18, I fell in love and got my heart broken. I don't know if you'd call this trauma because it was not a thing that was done to..."
by Carl Jacobs
From a Small Life to a Big Life
"I had been feeling depressed and unhappy when I first discovered Orgasmic Meditation. I was interested, and wanted to learn about women e..."
OM Lifted Depression Off Me
"The first thing I got from Orgasmic Meditation was the lifting of a lifelong depression. Long ago, a therapist told me, “Your normal is l..."
A Sudden Rush of Wellbeing
"I struggled with depression when I was a young man. I guess you’d say I was a nerd when I was in school; I was very good at math and sci..."
Factoring in Feeling & Intuition
"I’ve always been very practical and mechanical and I used to value logic over emotion. What society thought was the right thing to do was..."
Resolving Guilt and Shame
"Years back, I was married and a father to two children. I loved being a dad, living for someone else and becoming less self-centered. I l..."
From Digital Isolation to Taking Risks in Life
"I like to say that my life started at age 30. You’ll see why.I come from a unique background. My mother is from the highlands of Guatemal..."
by Nathanael Horton
Learning To Give My Body What Makes It Happy
"Sex used to be not only not pleasurable for me—it was painful. I’d lie there and push through the discomfort to make sure the guy was ple..."
Dropping My Fears and Realizing My Potential
"I came to OM when I was stuck in an emotional rut. I had done talk therapy, journaling, retreats, and lots of introspection. I knew why ..."
by Chad Boyd
Enlivening My Life After Divorce
"I finally got trained in OM about nine months after my divorce, and I had my first OM sessions directly after my training. Honestly, afte..."
What's Left Is Love
"When I was growing up, it was hard to build friendships with other kids because my father was in the Army, and we were always moving arou..."
Freedom and Permission
"When I moved to San Francisco, in my twenties, I felt free to do whatever I wanted. I was raised in a conventional, middle-class, Catholi..."
by Audrey Steele
"I used to smoke a lot of pot as a way of self-medicating and acting out, but what I really wanted was love. I longed for a relationship t..."
by Jacob Silver
"I spent a lot of my life throwing up walls against connection. I’d meet a guy and my mind would race ahead to try and decide if he was m..."
"I've always been good at being friends with women. My feminine side was cultivated by my sisters and a strong mother, so I know how to be..."
Finding the Freedom to Ask
"I’ve been practicing OM for 10 years now. I know that a lot of people come to OM because they’re going through a difficult time and are h..."
The OM Adventure
"My whole life, I've craved adventure and intensity. I joined the Navy because it was the most dangerous job I could find. Like Tom Cruise..."
A Blossoming of the Kind of Intimacy I Always Wanted
"I grew up in a family where women and girls weren't really asked how they felt about anything. What I wanted was not necessarily very imp..."
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