Are you ready for a little Dominance and Submission? Whether inspired by Fifty Shades of Grey or boredom, you join many partners who express frustration with their vanilla sex life. You may not seek whips and chains (or perhaps you do, you kinky thing!) but you simply know you [...]
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Where does sexual repression begin? Two days ago, my almost 5 year old son sat on my bed playing cars while I laid out my clothes for the day, including some new undergarments. He picked up my bra and said, "So mom, how do you like your new bras?" [...]
We all need to be touched. We are born wired for human touch. If we go through a significant period of time without it, we begin to physically crave it. We literally become hungry for skin to skin contact. It has been reported that infants who lived in orphanages [...]
Why you need to makeout with your partner... I'm obsessed with this video, First Kiss. Not surprisingly, it went viral when published on YouTube. I admit that I've watched it several times and have been swept into it's magic each and every time. I notice that when I watch [...]
Is there Humor in your relationship? Do you laugh at yourself? Or, do you take yourself too seriously? Laughter can be THE best medicine. A good sense of humor can strengthen your relationship with yourself and others. If you’ve ever been to therapy, you know some sessions are hard. [...]
How often do YOU kiss? I remember my "first love" back in high school. On a warm September night, he kissed me on the lips for the first time. I distinctly remember how magical it felt. I nearly melted to the floor. Sadly, he became the high school [...]
Does your relationship need a breakthrough? Okay, let's face it... Relationships can be t o u g h! It's so easy to fall into the ho-hum and sometimes it's easy to drift off course and do something that puts our relationship in jeapordy. It doesn't even have to [...]
You may wonder how childhood trauma affects adult relationships. Do you fear that your past shows up in your current relationship? Maybe statements like: “I don’t know how to trust, it’s not safe”, “I don’t know when to reach out, I don’t want to be a burden to anyone”, [...]
Question: My wife feels fat and disgusting and won't have sex again until she feels good about herself. Won't exercise or stop snacking though. All she has is a little belly but feels her whole body is gross. Answer: When your partner is in [...]
How do you find the time in a busy life for sex and intimacy? In Episode 11 of the Busy to Balanced Podcast, I share some of the detractors of and solutions to intimacy issues in many relationships. We dive into topics such as: How to become confident in [...]