The Pleasure Scale

On a scale of 1–10, with ten being highest, where would you rate your pleasure?

Eaton Hamilton
Jun 4, 2019 · 19 min read
Illustrations by Jessica Poundstone

(Trigger Warning: graphic sex)

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When I can’t run. When I can’t walk. When I can’t heave myself out of bed to get to the bathroom, when I have to crawl on hands and knees, my heart 180 beats a minute, barely able to breathe. When I am partway there…