When my husband and I first moved in together, like many couples, we had to workout a few kinks. It was the usual stuff like who would do the dishes, make dinner, take out the trash etc. etc. One thing we didn’t anticipate however was how our work schedules would affect our connection and communication.  […]

Trauma

The Link Between Emotional Capacity And Connection

Halloween is definitely one of the greatest holidays in my book. You get to dress up and pretend that you’re something you’re not AND you have the best excuse to binge on your favorite candy! Every year when October roles around, I always look forward to this holiday. But, I also understand that I’m not […]

Open Relationships

HOW TO INTRODUCE FANTASY AND ROLE-PLAY INTO YOUR RELATIONSHIP

Dr. John Gottman, the founder of The Gottman Institute in Seattle, has proven that there are four communication styles which are extremely destructive to relationships. These patterns of interaction are Criticism, Defensiveness, Stonewalling, and Contempt. If these styles persist in partnerships, it could mean divorce or separation. Knowing what they are and being able to […]

Communication

FOUR COMMUNICATION STYLES THAT LEAD TO DIVORCE ACCORDING TO JOHN GOTTMAN

I get a lot of questions about Polamory. The big ones are, what is it and how do I know if it’s for me? For those of you who are interested in basic information about what being polyamorous means, look no further.   What Polyamory Isn’t Being Polyamorous isn’t about having a secret affair. Nor is it about getting […]

Open Relationships

MAKING A DECISION TO BE IN A POLYAMOROUS RELATIONSHIP? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FIRST

Need a way to talk about sex with your partner(s)? This game will easily get you communicating about sexy things that you’ve been too afraid to talk about! Things you will need: Paper, Pencil/Pen,  DON’T TELL YOUR PARTNER WHAT YOU WROTE UNTIL THE VERY END!  Directions: 1.) Divide the paper into 3 columns. Title each column […]

Communication

RED LIGHT/GREEN LIGHT!

Want To Add Something New To Your Sexual Repertoire? Here Are A Few Things You Might Want To Try! Kissing without tongue Kissing with tongue Face Massage Back Massage Genital Massage Role – Play Watching Porn Watching Porn with your partner Adding other partners (Two-some/three-some) Group Sex Sex Parties Holding Hands Taking a Shower or […]

Single

57 SEX IDEAS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE THOUGHT OF

Have you ever lived with a partner? It’s a lot easier to spot troublesome thoughts and behavior when you have to face the same person every day. Not only does time spent with that person usually increase, but now you have combined chores and duties which are accompanied by individual expectations about how these should […]

Open Relationships

WHAT IS KEEPING SCORE AND HOW IT CAN HURT YOUR RELATIONSHIP?

Think about the first time you drove to a place where you had never been before, but now you travel to often. How did you get there? Did you use a map, follow your GPS, or ask someone for directions? Did you have to pay attention to road signs and landmarks? Most likely, your answer […]

Communication

HABITS: WHY, HOW, AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

Imagine yourself waking up in the morning after a bad nights’ sleep. You have to go to work and deal with a problem that occurred the day before. At 6pm, you get home and realize that the food you had been looking forward to eating all day, was eaten by someone else. Now you’re forced […]

Communication

REFRAMING: HOW TO CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE