Your Breasts… My Breasts… Just whose Breasts are those, Anyway?

  • Why, they’re my breasts – I’m your baby… and if you let me I’ll suck them ‘til I’m 5 years old.
  • No, they’re mine – I’m the soft porn in the ads and the page 3 girls in the daily paper. Those breasts can sell anything!
  • No, they’re my breasts – I’m the X rated porn industry, one of the USA’s greatest exports.

  • No, they’re mine – I’m the bra manufacturer. With every second person being double breasted we support the big ones and pad out the little ones. We’re on a winner!
  • No, they’re my breasts – I’m the cosmetic surgeon; a nip, a tuck, enlargements and reductions… defying gravity is our specialty.
  • No, they’re mine – I’m the cancer industry. The only thing I haven’t got for breast cancer is a reason or a cure.
  • No, they’re my breasts – I’m the politician who gets to use the ‘breast’ word as many times as I like when I’m talking about breast cancer appeals.
  • No, they’re mine – I’m the guys on the construction sites that wolf whistle as you go past – while bravely hiding in the scaffolding.
  • No, those are my breasts – I’m the husband or the boyfriend who wants ‘a bit of a grope’ after a night at the pub or watching porn with the boys.
  • No, they’re my breasts– I’m the mainstream religions: we don’t own the breasts only, we own the whole woman, who is inferior because god told us so, and he made her out of a spare rib.

Whoa! Hang on a second…
I’m a woman and these breasts are mine

“Come on lady! Can’t you see there’s a queue? Get in the line.”


I write now, as the father of three beautiful women, from a sense of wonderment and respect for them and their equally beautiful mother. For over a decade now I have observed them as they have surely repaired their relationship with their own bodies and have flowered into the gorgeous, nurturing, loving women they are today; brimming with a joy that is infectious and readily shared on every level with those with whom they make contact.

The preceding list is but an aspect of that which they have overcome, albeit a very important one, for if a woman can be alienated from her very breasts, her divinely endowed centres of the nurturing essence, then she is already far down the path of separation from self, with all the abandonment and strife that surely follows. As it did!

To be graced to witness the glorious unfoldment of these women from the emotional straitjackets which bound them to the rollercoaster of life as we knew it, has provided a joy that I had forgotten I was capable of feeling: it is a joy that confirms that the life soulfully lived can rise up and soar out of the mire of despair that characterizes the ‘veil of tears’.

Universal Medicine is the organisation that dared to go there: the one group that despite ridicule and loathing, identified that major disconnection, then answered the call by presenting the modality (the Esoteric Breast Massage) and training the dedicated female practitioners to begin the process of reconnection and reclamation of the essence of femaleness in form. And this they lovingly do. This pioneering modality will one day be available to women everywhere, until such day as it is no longer required.

Serge Benhayon, his family, the Way of the Livingness, and the Students one and all, you are the pointers to the future, for you are the future now.

By Andy Baldwin, Retail Assistant, Student, Byron Bay

777 thoughts on “Your Breasts… My Breasts… Just whose Breasts are those, Anyway?

  1. “Universal Medicine is the organisation that dared to go there: the one group that despite ridicule and loathing, identified that major disconnection, then answered the call by presenting the modality (the Esoteric Breast Massage) and training the dedicated female practitioners to begin the process of reconnection and reclamation of the essence of femaleness in form.” Beautifully said Andrew and so very true.

  2. Beautiful Andy, your honouring and appreciation of the qualities you daughters and wife now offer the world is evident and heartwarming to read.

  3. Thank you Andy for sharing about the imposing beliefs of the woman’s body and in particular of their breasts. By reading the list on the top a deep sadness came up for how disconnected I’ve been of my tenderness and sensitivty as a woman and how I’ve allowed and accepted the restrcitive norms from this society about what I should and shouldn’t be. At this moment I deeply appreciate feeling this sadness and not running away anymore. Feeling deeply supported by the amazing people around me and my practicioner in this process to return to me again, with no pictures, rules and expectations. A choice that brings me joy and the understanding about what this life is about, much more than a ‘veil of tears’ indeed.

  4. Beautiful Andy, the love is felt in the words you write, the observation is real and beautiful because it is so appreciative of the enfoldment of a women living from her essence..

  5. I will be forever appreciative that Universal Medicine “dared to go there” and begin the conversation about women’s breasts and their relationship with them. And then to support women to begin to develop this all-important relationship, presented the world with the Esoteric Breast Massage, which I, among many, have benefited so much from. It seems to me that humanity ought to be welcoming this amazingly supportive modality, not criticising it, as a woman in a true relationship with herself, and her body, including her breasts, brings so much to this world

  6. Agree Brendan, it is great that Andy has started the conversation and exposed the lack of respect and decency many still hold around breasts and women in general.

  7. Thank you Andy, you are deeply honouring of your daughters and of all women in this blog. When we are disconnected to our bodies it is easy to allow all levels of disregard and abuse to enter, the EBM modality supported me immensely to reclaim myself as a woman. The EBM modality is deeply healing and powerful and awakened me to my unique qualities and divine essence.

  8. Restoring an honoring relationship with my body has been transformational and empowering to say the least. Inspired and supported by Universal Medicine, The Way of The Livingness and the presentations of Serge Benhayon and Natalie Benhayon I now understand and can feel how objectified and abused we as women have been with our selves and have allowed ourselves to be through our separation to our essence within, the wisdom of our body and the cycles that exist therein. Without our connection to our bodies in its wholeness, we lose sense of the sacredness that we natural are and hold and we are left us with an emptiness and need for identification, acceptance and attention to feel some degree of easing the unsettlement. Yet in truth it is one that can never satiate that which can only be fulfilled through our connection to all that we are.

  9. I love the fact that this blog has been written by a man because it shows that men do in fact know the harassment that women experience over their breasts and that they care about it.

  10. Thank you Andy, this is very beautiful indeed. A wonderful way to expose the lovelessness of what we are used to and have accepted as normal, yet that is so utterly not ok. We need to set up a standard that comes from the worth we feel that we are. That is based on the true love inside. And then see what we do want and no longer want and accept.

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