There are some conversations that everyone likes to have – talking about vacations, hobbies that interest them or sharing a happy or proud moment. Then there are the conversations that aren’t so fun. The reality is there are also moments in life where things need to be talked about that make us feel uncomfortable or […]
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Have you ever tried to talk to your partner and felt been unsure if they heard a word you said or even noticed you standing there? Chances are your answer is yes. Most of us can remember a time where we felt like we were taking to a brick wall or speaking another language. While […]
If you take a minute to recall the beginning of your relationship, you’ll probably remember a time when things were new, exciting and the sex was great. Think about after you were newly married and relishing in the blissful emotional connection that comes from a new and deeper level of commitment. Throw a kid or […]
What do you associate the idea of a sexless marriage with – Failure? Shame? Hopelessness? Apathy? The fact that these are the thoughts and feelings elicited by the topic means that we often shy away from addressing it. Many people struggle in a sexless marriage. It’s not an easy topic to talk about but it’s […]
Sex is one of the most intimate experiences we have in our lifetime. It can be wonderful and fulfilling; it can be scary and painful, or it can even be both. Our sexual identity begins at birth and forms through both healthy and unhealthy experiences. Our beliefs about sex develop as we grow and are […]
Life is busy. Sometimes it seems every moment is planned or even overbooked at times. We schedule meetings, doctor appointments, social events, school events, reunions, paying the bills, gym time, and when we are going to buy groceries. How we spend our time where our priorities lie. In relationships, there are times when sex is […]
Some people feel totally comfortable and at ease talking about sex while others would rather avoid the topic at all costs. The fact is being able to talk about sex and intimacy can absolutely lead to a more fulfilling and enjoyable sex life with a greater level of emotional and physical intimacy. If you are […]
Empowerment is simply defined as “the process of becoming strong and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights.” Who doesn’t want to experience that? The sad reality is that many women believe they have lost their voice in their relationships with more dominant partners or struggle to find the confidence to […]
Change is always happening. It’s one of the constants in life. Sometimes we can stop it and other times we are better off jumping in head first. Personally, I prefer routine and planning and don’t care much for change. I park in the same spot at work and church. I order the same entree at […]
According to the Infidelity Recovery Institute, research has shown it takes roughly 18 months to recover from infidelity. Of course, all couples are different and in order to truly recover from an affair, a couple must put in a significant amount of work. Some might think it takes a lot of work on the part […]