Thrill is the experience of peak excitement or pleasure while doing something with real or perceived risk. We all need a little bit of thrill once in awhile, and some folks enjoy a LOT of thrill in their lives! Thrill seeking is yet one more spectrum of human expression – only you know how much thrill you want right now, what kinds of thrills you seek, who you want to share those thrills with and what you are willing to risk to experience thrill!
Here are some resources to cultivate more erotic thrills in your life – while staying safe and in integrity with your values.
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Thrill requires a growth mindset. To experience thrill and live to tell about it, we must plan, conceive, equip and prepare ourselves for the adventure. The build of anticipation and awareness helps us hold the charge of the excitement and stay focused and in flow to survive the risks. We are here to support you as you cultivate erotic thrills while staying safe and keeping your relationships secure.
Exploring Erotic Thrill Podcast Series:
- Episode #397: Exploring Erotic Thrills
- Episode #398: Thrill Vs. Delight
- Episode #399: Intense Vs. Extreme
More Speaking Of Sex Podcast Episodes About Erotic Thrill
- Episode #388: Before Pleasure Comes Safety
- Episode #253: Sex In The Great Outdoors
- Episode #264: Break The Rules – Together
- Episode #295: Getting Kinky In A Long Term Relationship
- Episode #315: The Resilient Edge of Resistance (A Sexual Superpower Revealed!)
- Episode #336: Explore With Curiosity: Attitudes For Kinkier Sex
Articles and Research on Thrill Seeking, Sensation Seeking and Managing Inhibitions
- The Science of the Thrill from The Atlantic
- Personality and Risk‐Taking: Common Bisocial Factors – Zuckerman – 2000 – Journal of Personality
- Qualitative Analysis of Emotions: Fear and Thrill
- Thrill seeking: the type T personality and extreme sports: International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing: Vol 2, No 1-2
Videos To Provoke and Inspire You
44 Ways To Be Thrilled
Oh, the things we humans do for thrills! As you watch this video of 44 thrill-seeking adventures, feel into your body and notice the full range of responses. Where do you get most interested? Where is the “hell no” and what does that feel like? What sets apart the activities that attract you from those that most repulse you? There is a wealth of information here!
The Many Thrills Of Rollercoasters
Rollercoasters are one of human’s greatest temples to thrill. Some people won’t go near one, others plan their lives around rollercoaster pilgrimages. But even within rollercoasters, there are many kinds of thrill to be explored, and geeking out on coasters is an interesting way to learn a little bit more about your relationships to speed, fear, risk and reward. Personally, I love the swoop and soar of flying on an inverted coaster, but will pass on the high wire jerkiness of a mouse style. How about you? Watch the video below and notice your physical responses as you do.
BB King : The Thrill Is Gone Away
May the thrill never be gone, but this BB King song is just too good not to include here. May the mournful longing in this song inspire us to cultivate thrill, solo and together, to fuel the sparks of our vitality!
Quotes About Thrill To Ponder
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success … such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything. ~ Nikola Tesla
Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful. ~ Alice Walker
I’m very comfortable with uncomfortable situations, and I think that can seem odd to people, that I like the thrill of discomfort. ~ Stephen Colbert
There is a certain vulnerability to creating art and putting it out in the world for the first time, but again, there’s a kind of thrill to that as well. ~ Phillipa Soo
I’m at the age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill. ~ George Burns
It’s extraordinary to hear waves of laughter after you’ve been playing something, night after night, to nothing. That’s why I’m still hooked on acting: the terror of the possibility of things going wrong, the thrill when they go right, and the joy of the company. ~ Eileen Atkins
But there’s nothing that gives me more thrill than when I’m writing and a couplet works. I find the right rhyme, or it’s just perfect. There’s nothing that exciting. ~ Rosanne Cash