Sex, Love & Dating – for Men
Disability group program

Sex, Love & Dating - for Men

A free 4-week online course for all men with a disability, offering practical support around having respectful, safe and fun relationships.

Who is it for?

This group program is for all men (cisgender and transgender) and non-binary people living with a disability in NSW.

This group program is run online by our Disability Royal Commission counselling team, based at our Illawarra Centre in Wollongong.

What will it be like?

Sex, Love & Dating supports people living with a disability to have relationships – both online and face-to-face – that are safe and fun with people they are attracted to. During this program you’ll participate in discussions and guided activities with others in a safe and supportive environment.

The program will cover:

  • Developing self-care practices that are right for you
  • Boundary setting and keeping yourself safe in relationships
  • Dealing with and managing feelings including sadness and loneliness
  • Post-group support - staying connected with helpful services and people
  • Learning about and practicing “I matter / You matter” styles of relating

Course Outline

Week 1: Me, Myself & I – The Most Important Relationship I’ll Ever Have

Learn about the importance of self-esteem and strategies for developing a self-care practice that works for you.

Week 2: I Really Like Them. What Now?

Discover more about communication and healthy relationship styles, and the steps involved in asking that special someone out on a date (or more dates)!

Week 3: Hooking Up Safely: Understanding Consent and Boundaries

We’ll be discussing intimacy and sex, online and offline, and what we need to do to stay safe and keep others safe.

Week 4: The Whole Package

Reflect on the key learnings and role-play strategies around healthy relationship styles and hooking up safely. Learn more about helpful services, apps, and products to help you to live your best dating life.

Booking this program

You can book this program by either calling the Illawarra Centre on 02 4221 2000 or emailing us at illawarra@ransw.org.au.

Fees

This is a free program.

Upcoming group program dates

Prior to the group starting, our facilitators will have an individual online session with each participant to gain an understanding of needs, provide an opportunity to ask questions or voice concerns and solve any technical issues around accessing the online group.

Online (delivered by the Illawarra Centre)

Sex, Love & Dating
4-week online group program
Tuesdays
November 2, 2021 - November 23, 2021
Notes: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Price: FREE
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