Posts Categorized: Emotional Intimacy

BEWARE “THE TOUCH TRAP:” Touch More, Even When You Don’t Feel Sexy.

It’s really common for people in long-term relationships fall into a “touch trap,” especially in bed. (Singles: there’s plenty here for you too.) Do you tend to associate physical expressions of affection toward (or from) your partner with sex, partly because early in your relationship, such expressions frequently did lead to sex? If so, you and… [Read More…]

Here’s Where to Find Ecstasy

“The gap between your goal and where you are now can hinder you,” my instructor said during yoga last night. She was encouraging us to relax into a pose rather than force it. She went on to say that there is no feedback in that gap; the only feedback is in the present. This, of… [Read More…]

Use Gratitude to Improve Your Love Life [Brain Science]

Did you know science has proof as to why gratitude can make your love life (including your sex life) better? Gratitude can make your entire life happier. And it can specifically mitigate depression and anxiety, help you fall asleep more easily, make you more resistant to stress, and improve myriad bodily functions. (These factors all… [Read More…]

IS THE “PUSH-PULL DYNAMIC” THREATENING YOUR RELATIONSHIP?

“Why are you pulling away, just when things were getting good?” When we become increasingly intimate with another person, particularly in a sexual relationship, all kinds of fears and vulnerabilities can arise, often at an unconscious level. This is quite natural and common, and often happens to either or both partners just when things have… [Read More…]