ometimes saying “No” doesn’t feel like the easiest route. What if you don’t like something but don’t want to scare someone away? Does consent talk take you out of sexy mode? As female identifying individuals, we have been conditioned by societal norms and gender roles to be accommodating and supportive of others needs. Acquiescing to others without checking in with ourselves and putting our wants and needs first. It’s time to stop saying sorry.