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Intimacy

8 Ways To Help Even The Most Clueless Partner Become A Better Lover

MiddleSexy | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty
MiddleSexy

We've all been there. Sex with a mate that is boring or, even worse, plain bad. Perfunctory foreplay, a hand or tongue that never seems to find the right place or the right rhythm, the thrust that starts too soon or is over too fast.

Want a Lasting Relationship? Embrace This One Agreement

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Positive change brings new opportunities and enthusiasm, which can be contagious and inspiring. We all know how good it feels when we're in our flow. We are more alive, more present and more connected. Isn't that what we all want for ourselves and for our loved ones?

Jennifer Aniston: How Long Is Too Long?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux got engaged in August of 2012, and their wedding has been much-anticipated by their many fans. However, reports last week revealed the two have been fighting and are now living separately.

Katharine McPhee: Can You Stay Friends With an Ex?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 05.17.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Katharine McPhee's divorce from ex-husband Nick Cokas may have been messy, but the two seem friendlier than ever. They were spotted getting breakfast together last week, and Nick even caressed her face during the meal.

Taking One For the Team

MiddleSexy | Posted 05.13.2015 | Weddings
MiddleSexy

Do you sometimes take one for the team? You know, those times when you have sex with your partner when you don't really want to? You're tired or you just did your hair or you ate too much for dinner and feel like you're going to burst.

Spring Cleaning for Your Life [Part 2 / 3]

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

Whether you're in a new-ish relationship, or in a long-time, committed partnership, this checklist can add a little more sparkle and sweet connection to your relationship.

Wheelchair Wisdom: I Am Connected to All of Life

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

There are two ways of spreading light -- to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it. -- Edith Wharton The definition of connection is knowing...

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie: When is it Time to Seek Help?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 05.08.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Even in today's sophisticated age, people are often reluctant to air their marital problems with an outsider, especially when it comes to sexual troubles.

"Prodigal Father Wayward Son" by Sam and Gifford Keen: Book Review

Ira Israel | Posted 05.07.2015 | Books
Ira Israel

Sam Keen and his son Gifford have written a sequel to Sam's epic and bestselling "Fire in the Belly," the book that defined what it meant to be "a full-summed and spirited man."

How to Tune Out Your Inner Critic and Tune in to Your Deepest Self

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
40 Percent and Rising

I share practices and strategies to support exploring and integrating your inner knowing, rather than dreading the feelings of being out of control in overwhelm, numbing or anger, to help women get more grounded in their intimate relationships from the inside out. So what strategies can we employ to tune into our deeper sense of knowing? Here are a few to consider:

7 Qualities To Seek In A Soulmate

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Often, we overlook flaws because we fall in love with a person. This is admirable, but we also have to recognize the principles that mold a partner into a soulmate -- those elements that fortify a loving bond for the long run. Consider these seven qualities as essential to fostering an incredible, lifelong partnership...

Remember Your Tender Heart

Mary McLaurine | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Mary McLaurine

Love changes with time, with partners, with children, with age -- sometimes in the blink of an eye. This girl did love that boy to the degree she knew of love and for her mother to dismiss it so casually was to dismiss her daughter's feelings casually.

Kim Kardashian: How Does a Marriage Survive Infertility?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

The most important thing is to support each other and go through this as a team, which will keep you close and connected. That appears to be what Kim and Kanye are doing.

5 Amazing Benefits of Kissing

MiddleSexy | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
MiddleSexy

We're missing out one of intimacy's basic building blocks -- one that has so many physical and emotional benefits.

The Unsparing Genius of Esther Perel: A Fresh Perspective on Healthy Loving Intimate Relationships

Ira Israel | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

If there is one person currently spearheading the movement towards conscious loving relationships it is Esther Perel.

7 Simple Ways To Be A Better Lover

MiddleSexy | Posted 04.22.2015 | Fifty
MiddleSexy

Wondering what you can do to kick things up a notch in the sack? Here are MiddleSexy's top tricks for playing the female Casanova.

Jennie Garth: Can You 'Win' the Breakup?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 04.21.2015 | Divorce
Dr. Jane Greer

feeling envy, sadness and regret is natural and understandable. The trick is learning how to deal with it so those feelings don't consume you. The most important thing is to keep in mind that what you shared with your ex was once special and helped form you into the person you are today.

Into-Me-See

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word "technology"? Does the image of an iPhone or computer come rushing to your intern...

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Love Life

Andi Wickman | Posted 04.10.2015 | Weddings
Andi Wickman

Here are a few things I've done to help me be more intimate with my husband (often leading to some great sex). Some of these sound crazy, but stick with me.

10 Most Common Excuses Used To Avoid Sex

MiddleSexy | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty
MiddleSexy

It's a problem as old as the oldest civilization. We're not in the mood to have sex but our partners are. And sure, every once in a while, we'll buck up and take one for the team. But when we really, really don't want to be intimate, here are some of the excuses we've used.

Relationships: You Can Rediscover Love and Intimacy!

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Rather than take emotional responsibility for her own well being, Wendy was making Terence and her children emotionally responsible for her. She was abandoning herself, just as her parents had abandoned her, and was expecting Terence to give her what she never received from her parents.

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper: Can Work Marriages Work?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Many friendships between men and women are punctuated by attraction which is never acted on, but keeps the relationship exciting and alive. In the end, though, it isn't just about that energy and flirtation, it is more about knowing each other well and having each other's backs.

Fear of Intimacy: The Real Reason Johnny Cash Went to "Jackson"

Margaret Hession | Posted 05.24.2015 | Divorce
Margaret Hession

Love is hard to find. And intimacy, often a subconscious feeling of closeness, is scary.

6 Secrets to Emotional Intimacy

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

The magic of intimacy is that it can be of the soul. To be intimate simply means to be empathetically in tune with your partner, feeling their fears, desires, wishes, and needs as if they were your own.

Are You Giving Up On Love?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

So be free in flaunting your romantic feelings. Connect with them on a daily basis. No matter what our inner critic tells us, there is nothing foolish about allowing ourselves to be lovesick. There may be more to lose, but there is also much more to live for.