Brentan Schellenbach, posted by elephantjournal.com, “For me, sharing sex with someone requires a certain alignment, and I do not take that lightly. My sex requires that I can possibly foresee living with a person and combining all my stuff with all of their stuff (and I mean physical, emotional, cognitive and spiritual stuff—the stuff that just feels heavy if it’s not the right
Here’s a great reminder that there are so many flavors of love, and so much to appreciate 10 Beautiful Words About Love That Don’t Exist in English.
One way that my lover and I keep our love alive is through our conversations. We talk about everything. We talk about the weather, current events, books we’re reading, friends we have in common, friends our partner hasn’t met or doesn’t know well, the kids, work, everything. We talk about things we’re afraid to talk
“Is there something inherent in commitment that deadens desire? Can we ever maintain security without succumbing to monotony? The real questions are these: Can we have both love and desire in the same relationship over time? How? What exactly would that kind of relationship be?” <snip> “What is it about sexual betrayal that seems to
When you were a teenager did you seek out advice and information about sex from your parents? Were your parents a primary source of guidance and comfort for you with issues regarding your sexual practices and behavior? Did you talk to them about masturbation? Did you discuss how far you were “going” on dates? Were
As a personal growth coach and couple intimacy coach, and a facilitator of various love & intimacy workshops, I often meet people who tell me they are in a relationship, or are looking to find someone to start a relationship, or are ending a relationship, or have decided that relationships are just not for them.
As a Couples Intimacy Coach, I have met and worked with hundreds of couples struggling with unsatisfactory sex lives. As young, sexually active adults, we take for granted that feelings of arousal will be accompanied by tumescence (the swelling of genital tissues), erections (nipples, clitoris, penis) and lubrication. In our minds we link these physical