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Sensual Zodiac: Scorpio Woman

Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 3.01.15 PMAre you a Sensual Scorpio Woman? Here’s your Sensual Zodiac!  Scorpio Woman

 

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Sensual Zodiac: Libra Woman

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Are you a Libra lady? Or do you have a Libra lady in your life? Sensual secrets here: Libra Woman


Sensual Zodiac – Virgo Woman

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Click below to read your Virgo Sensual Zodiac!

Virgo Woman


Confessions of a Dildo Saleswoman: A Journey Toward Equality 

This is new. This has never been done before by a company like mine. This is a proud moment for Passion Parties, and for me personally.

My Passion Journey began in November 2009 when I attended a Passion Party for the first time. I had already done some research on the company and decided I would like to be a consultant, but I had some questions and reservations. My first words to my now-sponsor were, “Your Strapon sucks and your Double is completely unusable. When I become a consultant, how do I change that?” The look on her face was priceless. She wasn’t sure how to respond, though she recovered quickly and gave me confidence that I could, in fact, create that change.


As time went on, I made a few suggestions (that weren’t taken super seriously), my business grew, and I advanced in leadership to Executive Director – the highest leadership title in the company. In September 2012, I attended my first Passion Parties leadership conference. This conference would mark the beginning of a major shift.

Our CEO at the time was a phenomenal woman named Joanne Harvie. She’s currently President of Passion Parties Canada, and still heavily involved in the company. She stood up on stage and made a statement that got loud cheers. (This was actually the second time I heard the statement. The first was at an event called Passion Power held a couple of months prior in Kansas City.) Her statement indicated that we are a company focused on strengthening relationships, “no matter your sexual persuasion.” (In her defense, she’s Canadian. There’s a very different view on sexuality in Canada than there is in the United States. So, I don’t fault her.)

At many of our events, we use a Parking Lot system – Write your questions on a stickie note and put it on a board up at the front to be addressed after the session. So, of course, while the crowd was cheering, I wrote a Parking Lot stickie requesting that the CEO of the company refrain from using “persuasion” with regard to sexuality and that our company refrain from publicly using “persuasion.” It was addressed at the end of the session and the entire room was filled with confusion. Very few people understood why that one word was such a big deal.

So, I stood up. And got embarrassingly emotional. I made a point about how “persuasion” sounds as though someone could be persuaded in one direction or another, and encouraged anyone who didn’t understand how that’s impossible to discuss it with me individually. I made a point about representing a company that doesn’t represent me. I’m a consultant for a company focused on healthy sexuality and relationships, and yet my sexuality and relationship is nowhere in the catalog or other materials. I swelled with tears. I blubbered. And I’m sure I turned every shade of red imaginable. Here I was, a brand new leader, telling the CEO of our company that something is majorly wrong – in front of all the other leaders with vastly more experience than me. Then people started applauding and cheering. Not as many. Some didn’t get it. For many, though, a switch had been flipped.

Once the session ended, several people came up and thanked me for what I said and for having the courage to say it. I went up to my room to get ready for that evening’s dinner, and my phone rang. It was another consultant. She was sitting with Joanne at the bar. Joanne wanted to meet with me. Could I be down at the bar in 15 minutes?

Let me tell you, when the CEO of your company requests a meeting with you, you don’t say no.

I hurried to finish getting ready for dinner and rushed down to meet them. Joanne had an idea. Something she had been working on for awhile, and she wanted my help. It was a brochure called “Just For Her” and would cater to women outside of heteronormative relationships. We chatted. She asked me to submit an email to her with product suggestions. So I began some hardcore research.

I scoured the Internet for product reviews, found out what materials certain manufacturers use, asked questions of my friends and clientele, and I sent a very long list. I then began talking with a fabulous woman named Barb, who was newly hired to head up our product development. After several rounds of emails and phone calls, we had a brochure. The theme for that year was “It’s About” – “It’s About Passion,” “It’s About Love,” It’s About Summer,” etc. – so rather than being called “Just For Her,” it was called “It’s About Her” and it looked like this:

What a huge step in the right direction!

It got some backlash. Some people didn’t understand it and why it was important. And corporate didn’t provide any training on how to use it. So, I did a lot of guest spots on team calls to help. A few months passed. A new year began. We got a new theme: “Sexy Is” and a new  brochure: “Sexy Is Her.” It looked like this:


In between, I sent brochures to every lesbian and bisexual woman I could find and asked for feedback. I asked for suggestions at my parties. And based on that information, I continued to chat with Barb and I began visiting stores. I purchased a couple of items to take with me to our 2013 leadership conference in Minneapolis, in order to more accurately describe shapes, curves, angles, textures, and consistencies. My suggestions were taken and the products in “Sexy Is Her” were a little better. Improvements were happening. I was elated.

Then more confusion hit as corporate started discussing the brochure as “something for ALL women.”

Wait. What? Then what’s the point? And why do we have a full line catalog? What’s the difference?

Nobody knew how to use it. Corporate wasn’t helping. I couldn’t keep the field focused on this alone. Sales of the brochure declined. They stopped printing it. It was gone.


Then something happened. In August 2014, Joanne began to bring in a new management team, because, let’s face it, one woman can’t run an entire company on her own forever. She needed help. She hired Dan Murphy as President and he sent out a letter to the field of some of his ideas for focal points in the company’s growth. Among the list was the LGBTQ community.

Dan and his team got acclimated to their new positions. A couple of initiatives rolled out. And several of us top leaders were given the opportunity to be coached by Suzie, our new Vice President of Sales. We chatted. She helped me grow as a leader. And I brought up Dan’s letter and the fact that no mention of the LGBTQ community had been made since. I asked why. Initially, she met me with hesitation, but quickly understood the importance and took it to Dan. A short time later, he and I engaged in conversation on Facebook and I was asked to chat again with Barb. More products. More ideas. More improvement.

We have a contest called Passion In Paradise. Each year, corporate gives us the opportunity to earn an all-expense-paid trip for one or two. A luxury vacation. Free. This year, I earned the trip for two and had the joy of taking my partner to a swank resort in Cancun. One evening on the trip, she and I were headed to get a pre-dinner cocktail and I heard my name. We turned to see Dan sprinting over to us. He asked if I had some time available the following day to meet with him and go over the new LGBTQ initiative. My response, “I’m on vacation! Of course I have time! When do you want to meet and where?” We scheduled to meet at the coffee shop the following morning at 10am.

Again, when the CEO of your company requests a meeting with you, you don’t say no.

(Dan was promoted to CEO when Joanne stepped down in March. I left that part out.)

We met. He showed me the plans for the new brochure. It has a rainbow! It has a lesbian couple in it and a gay male couple! He showed me some of the products that were in consideration for inclusion in the catalog, and they were amazing! It was slated to launch at the beginning of June, in coordination with Pride month, and a big push would happen all summer.

And then yesterday happened.

It launched a couple of days early.

A webinar announced the campaign. An email outlined all of the new products. We have all new marketing materials geared toward MY people. Finally, my sexuality, my relationship, and my community is represented by my company. The response from the field has been unbelievable.

Dan and Suzie have asked me to do a corporate training webinar on the importance of the brochure, the products inside, and how to use this information at parties. With a rainbow on the cover, there’s no question of what the brochure is and who it’s for. With corporate support, there will be no question of how to use it effectively.

I call it my Passion Journey because there is no end point. Everything in this business builds upon itself. Business growth and personal growth go hand in hand. Though my goal of helping to open Passion Parties up to the LGBTQ community is coming to fruition, this portion of my Journey has just begun. If you would like a copy of the brochure, I’m happy to send you one. Please check out the products on my website. Though I’ve done a lot of research, and corporate has done a lot of research, regarding products to include, there is always room for improvement. I welcome all feedback you may have on how to make this initiative better for the community and more successful for the company.


Sensual Zodiac: Aries Woman

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Zodiac Secrets of the Sensual Aries Woman

Your Ultimate Sensual Aries Celebrity: Rooney Mara

You were born on the most important day of the year! Your Sensual Zodiac reveals hidden influences about your arousal, your sexuality, and your foreplay preferences. These astrological insights give you a richer, deeper understanding of your sensual nature. Discover new intimate secrets about yourself and find the keys to your sexual happiness.

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You are among the people most likely to have a fan club.

Why? Because anyone who has ever made love to a Sensual Aries woman remains devoted forever!

People find you amazing.

Everything about you commands attention. You wear your sensuality like other women wear diamonds. From your flashing eyes, to your charming smile, to your wild, warm ways – you captivate and fascinate.

Dynamic, Dazzling, and Daring

You are unquestionably one of the most exciting women in the Sensual Zodiac. If they ever name a fragrance after you, a great name would be “Fire and Ice” because there’s nothing in between about you. You’re either burning hot or you’re ice cold.

Here’s something we’re all curious to know:

Where in the world do you get all that get-up-and-go? It’s amazing to watch how easily you multi-task. You have a gift for juggling five or six things at once without breaking a sweat. Your vibrant positive energy makes being in your presence as warm as being surrounded by the radiant rays of the sun.

A kind heart with a huge appetite for love…

Your sensual nature comes as easy to you as sleep. Passion is part of your essential makeup. For you, life without romance is dismal. When you’re not in love, you feel like a tree without leaves: bare, naked, and incomplete. But when you are in love, you ooze sensuality.

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How to seduce you?

With the three mental aphrodisiacs: attention, affection, and admiration. Your ultimate lover is one who is willing to take a risk with you. Your partner must be evolved enough to give you love on many levels, while leaving NOTHING on the table. To love a Sensual Aries woman, like you, takes an exceptional person.

Three little known bedroom secrets about you:

  1. You are used to being in control, but you long to surrender.
  2. Surprises are a great way to seduce you.
  3. Because you’re already an adventurous person, you are likely to find yourself becoming curious about fetishes or apt to try something taboo.

Best Passion Product for you:

Pure Satisfaction

Why? Because nothing builds up tension, desire, and anticipation like this gentle, topical UniSEX Sexual Enhancement Gel. Start preparing in the morning. A dab of Pure Satisfaction will enhance genital sensitivity and arousal all day. Apply a little more and prepare yourself for a passionate encounter with the one you love. You will have each others’ complete attention. Your partner will LOVE having you right at the edge, just as much as you love being there!

 

 

 

Excerpted and amended from Your Sensual Zodiac by Suzie Johnson.


Zodiac Secrets of the Sensual Aquarius Woman

AquariusUltimate Sensual Aquarius Celebrity: Kerry Washington

You were born on the most important day of the year! Your Sensual Zodiac reveals hidden influences about your arousal, your sexuality, and your foreplay preferences. These astrological insights give you a richer, deeper understanding of your sexual nature. Discover new intimate secrets about yourself, and find the keys to your sexual happiness.

You are among the people most likely to be seen on a nude beach.

Sensual Aquarians like to be au natural.

What makes you such a sensational treat?

It is because your feelings run so deep. The truth is, we know by now to expect anything from you. Yet you continue to surprise and fascinate us. You are a living example of female power, laced with undeniable grace. You glide through life as if you are floating on a cloud of cotton candy. Like a sunflower, your smile lights up the natural beauty of your face. You were born to give love, which means you will always be loved.

Kind, Intuitive, and a Free Spirit

Quietly, you rebel against mediocrity. You have a knack for seeing things as they really are. Opposing forces have no power over you. You have the true riches of life. You understand the importance of taking time to explore and stay connected with your loved ones.

Here is another little secret about you:

You have had many high moments of spontaneous joy and wonder. In fact, your open nature gives you the ability to laugh during orgasm or cry during a sunset.

The biggest secret of your sex appeal?

Pure sensual energy shimmers around you like fairy dust. If they named a perfume after you, they could call it “Innocence.” Why? Because you exude the purest essence of compelling innocence and sensuality of all the Sensual Zodiacs. Subtle, yet powerful, you do not have to act out in order to stand out.

How to seduce you?

Patience is the password. Genuine friendship is the key that unlocks your door. With you, true love is when two friends fall in love. You like the idea of interest before intimacy. For you, sex is a very private matter and friendship is similar to foreplay. Love making is a union of body, thoughts, and feelings, You need the space to create, the freedom to feel, and the permission to let your feelings flow like liquid.

What else has the power to enchant you?

You enjoy romantic rituals that are based on mutual interest – things like cooking a gourmet meal, spending time in the Rockies, flying kites in Central Park, or swimming with the dolphins. Whatever you do, you prefer to enjoy the feeling of connection before feeling comfortable enough to totally open up.

Best Passion Product for you:

Ultimate Indulgence

Why? You’ll fly free with this little hummingbird. With dual action and multiple functions, this will be the toy of your dreams. It’s perfect for you. Get yours at www.GrownUpSexEd.com today!

Excerpted and amended from Your Sensual Zodiac by Suzie Johnson.


Sensual Zodiac – Capricorn Woman

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Ultimate Sensual Capricorn Celebrity: Eliza Dushku

You were born on the most important day of the year! Your Sensual Zodiac reveals hidden influences about your arousal, your sexuality, and your foreplay preferences. These astrological insights give you a richer, deeper understanding of your sexual nature. Discover new intimate secrets about yourself and find the keys to your sexual happiness.

Meeting you for the first time is a fascinating experience.

You have a very powerful presence. It cannot be missed. The way you move, your walk, and even your smile suggest a woman who is full of mystery, adventure, and intoxicating chemistry. You are an interesting example of what happens when you take serious and spontaneous, tough and tender, sweet and sexy, and mix them all together

Tenacious, Resolved, and Sexually in Control

No single word really comes close to capturing your sensual essence. You are among the rarest of all beings. Unlike most people, you don’t have to look before you leap. Your heart is true and reassures you that your journey is certain. Your adaptability keeps you open to recognizing all available windows of opportunity. And your inner confidence adds an invisible blanket of warmth and rich appeal.

What is it like on your side of the fence?

It’s like you have built your life on this rock solid foundation of positive expectations. While others may panic, feel frantic, or start to worry…you know there is a tremendous amount of good fortune coming your way. You remain calm and patient, knowing the answers and solutions will eventually find you.

Certain, Confident, and Secure

You make practical feel like a deliciously sexy word. If your brand of sex appeal was a perfume, it might be called “Au Natural.” Why? Because you are a down-to-earth goddess with absolutely no pretentiousness. You kow how to go after and get exactly what you want (in and out of the bedroom).

(Secretly) Many people fantasize about you.

You have that indefinable quality that makes people wonder what it would be like to be with you. Friends do it. Strangers do it. Most of the time, you don’t even know they are having these thoughts about you. Yet it is true. Deep down, many people are intrigued by (and sexually attracted to) you.

And here’s another little secret about you…

…your imagination runs wild and uninhibited. All you need to hear are the right words, at the right time, and you are sexually aroused! (Now that’s sexy!) And it makes you one of the most sexually liberated women on earth.

How to seduce you?

Surprise is your mental aphrodisiac. Romance is best for you when you least expect it. Seduction means romantic, real-moment experiences. Not planned. Not forced. You want it without limits or parameters. No boundaries, no fear, no hidden agenda, and NO schedule. You ardently desire those special times when the moment grabs you and sweeps you right off your feet, landing you in a place where there’s nothing hidden.

Best Passion Product for you:

Our Body by Passion Parties collection. Why? One word: Relaxation. Capricorn women are high achievers. That’s why for you, the most important part of foreplay is relaxation. Our bath and body collection gives you what no other bath product does. Give yourself the ultimate sensual treat and make a difference in your romantic relationship. Get yours at www.GrownUpSexEd.com today!

Excerpted and amended from Your Sensual Zodiac by Suzie Johnson.


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