Consent is an agreement between you and other people defining what you want to do together. When it comes to sexual relationships, consent ensures that everyone gets what they want without being harmed. It's all about communication, and it happens in two ways: obtaining and providing consent.
Obtaining consent means getting explicit, enthusiastic confirmation that your partner feels safe, affirmed, and is enjoying themselves. Providing consent means letting your partner know that you are enjoying yourself and are ok with everything that is happening.
It’s important to remember that consent is always reversible -- you can change your mind about what you want to do at any time. Just because you may have given consent for something on Grindr does not mean you are obligated to do that when you meet up.
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