Over the past few weeks I've become quite acquainted with my inner asshole. I don't mean the part of my psyche that's a jerk, I mean my literal, physical, anatomical asshole. I've been observing how the state of my rear affects my communication, sex, mood, and life. Let's start with the basics:
Tightening your ass is a method of numbing sensation
We use phrases like "you feel kind of tight," and "my boss is so anal" because we all inherently understand this psycho-somatic relationship.
I realized this week that I tighten throughout the day way more than I previously thought. Here are a few:
Emotional dismay: irritation, annoyance, judgment, jealousy.
Intellectualizing: trying to figure out problems or organize convoluted information.
Physically Exertion: awkward yoga poses, high rep exercise.
Sex: pulling for climax, whenever sensation gets really high.
Basically my butt involuntarily tightens anytime I'm out of agreement with my situation. Just like clamping down