Many of us simply don't make pleasure a priority in our lives. We put everything else before our own pleasure and then we are simply too tired for pleasure. Or we run out of money or time. Remember, pleasure doesn't have to involve a partner.
For some, their electronics are more intimate companions than those flesh and blood beings with whom they share their lives. Smart phones, tablets, laptops and Kindles are cuddled closer to bodies than human loved ones.
The easiest way to show love is often with a simple hand on the shoulder, holding hands with a frightened client, sitting next to them on their bed while chatting with them so they can see that you are not hurried and are present in the moment.
Our genitals are as unique as our faces or the shake of our hips when we walk. Our desires, fantasies, and roadblocks are as diverse as any road map. If you want to be a great lover of women, put these skills in your tool kit.
Reciprocal and matching love styles are one of the most meaningful and delightful experiences people can experience. If the way each person's offerings of love are understood and welcomed by the other partner, they are far more likely to create magical, successful long-term relationships.
The term "farm-to-table" may be used ad nauseum these days and it means different things to different people. One of the most powerful aspects of buying local ingredients is the opportunity it presents for one to touch them.
When you're a tall girl growing up, you don't get to be the tall guy's shoulder-rest. You miss out on being the one chosen to practice séances on at sleepovers. You can't fit into good niches in hide-and-go-seek.
Touch is, without question, the most intimate and personal act that we can bestow on another person. It connects us to those that we love, to those who we care for; it reminds us that we are part of the human experience.
Children actively shape their sense of self, not just mentally, but with their hands, elbows and knees, their bellies and mouths, inside the frequency, textures and intensities of this constant, rich field of contact.
Where does the world of objects start and stop? Where does an 'it' start becoming a 'you' or a 'me.' This is not clear, for the world of objects has no stable borders, and in actual practice includes much of what should be a 'you' or even an 'I.'
Everything in life has two sides, it is better to look at the positives and to embrace the advantages. Regardless of events, we need to have the courage to accept, to connect, and to share. Touching reflects directly back to us like a mirror and this instant give-and-take translates into love.
Defining an affair used to be relatively simple. One or both partners in an intimate, exclusive relationship begin a sexual relationship with another person without their partner's knowledge or permission. The emergence of the Internet has widened the playing field.
Don't you just love how a certain song or smell or moment triggers a floodgate of memories and takes you right back to that moment? That Sarah McLachlan song did it for me. All of the sudden, it's 1998 and I'm 17. I'm in my car with my girlfriends and we're soaking in the entire Surfacing album.