66). Foucault asserts that confessing can only be found true by the person who is hearing the confession. Meaning that to the person who is confessing, it is still only a partial truth and can only become a whole truth through the confirmation of the person hearing the confession. This give the listener an immense power, as they are the ones who decide what truth is and what truth is not.
Lastly, the powers/sex/medicine concept is created and maintained “through the medicalization of the effects of confession” (Foucault, pg. 67) Foucault implies that by having a confession diagnosed, has built a construct of norms and abnormal behavior. This gives great power to the doctor in regards to sexuality as they are now the creators of what is normal and what is not. Furthermore this means that sexuality can only be deciphered from a medical standpoint and has the only way to substantiate the sexuality or cure