It's not so much about sex acts as the ability to safely share one's emotional, relational and/or sexual truth with one's world and to receive another's truth without judgment.
Why oh why is there still so much debate and misinformation out there?
Relationships that are the most successful are those where both partners share their inner world with one another -- their real thoughts, feelings and desires -- and where their partner, in turn, is able to really hear them.
Resentment comes when you feel angry that you've been treated unfairly. But what is "fair" when deciding who should do what work?
What if we inadvertently train our spouses out of helping through our tiny reminders? Imagine you -- a grown woman who has been grocery shopping for 30 years -- are leaving for the grocery store and he is telling you, "Make sure you take the coupons. Do you have the list?"
If you are looking for a committed relationship, you have a much better chance of creating a loving relationship if you are very clear on what you want and what is not tolerable to you
Surrendering to lust is unconsciously based in this idea of reclaiming a sense of personal power, which sadly rarely matches up with our own internal values.
In his book Play, psychiatrist Stewart Brown says that play is key to keeping relationships from hardening into drudgery. But once you're coupled up and having regular discussions about who did the dishes last, play may not come as easily.
Okay, I admit it. I saw Tears for Fears in concert. My friend bought the tickets, but I did go voluntarily. I'm letting go of my shame in life. It's cleansing.
When you can have a sensual experience with nature and recognize that you and it are one, then you will begin to heighten your sensual and sexual pleasures with a partner. Don't let the natural world become foreign to you.
Even momentarily concentrating on healthy solutions rewires psychological patterns to receive and share healthy sexual love in the present. Here are three meditations with the themes of sex drive, movement, and appreciation for you to ponder and practice this week.
Even momentarily concentrating on healthy solutions rewires psychological patterns to receive and share healthy sexual love in the present. Here are three meditations with the themes of recovery, normality, and awakening for you to ponder and practice this week.
I hoped that if I looked like I belonged with him, perhaps I might actually belong with him.
Psychotherapists often advise their clients to share their feelings with the important people in their life. Is this good advice?
Getting over a break up? You've got one of two ways to go -- you can either be a cryin', whinin' mess or an empowerment babe! Lucky you, we've made a handy-dandy do's-and-don'ts infographic. DO it right and you'll find yourself surviving, reviving and THRIVING post-breakup.
Expectation can be a way to stay out of the present while anticipation can have a feeling of nervous excitement about it. Let go. See what plays out between you and your environment.