Is wearing a mask really necessary to attract a lover? Can’t we ‘just be our selves?’
A friend recently said, ‘We’ve got to be real and drop the masks if you really want to find a lover.’
Yes, some masks hide the truth. Thieves and liars wear masks to cover their real identities. But some masks actually bring out the truth we can’t quite get to.
I’ve seen it for twenty-five years – and anyone who’s been to Quodoushka knows what I’m talking about – something magical happens when the mask goes on in a certain way.
Wearing a mask can give an erotic jolt to our spirit because acting the same way, playing our comfy roles gets dull, even if we like those roles. We all yearn for the chance to wear masks, act differently and be someone else. Can you remember the thrill of dressing up as a super hero when you were young? When we play in masks, we feel invincible. It’s immensely seductive.
It’s quite an elegant way of describing what happens in the creative flow when your identity disappears, your body dissolves and what seems to be ‘You’ floats by, suspended in the sensation that something else is moving you.
I’m sure you’ve been here before; in the stream state of awareness where you