The Power of Intimacy

The 5 Intimacy Stages Of A Relationship
Is this love ... or just sweet, syrupy infatuation?

The 5 Intimacy Stages Of A Relationship

Although there are no typical couples, there do tend to be intimacy stages in a relationship. Ideally, we would all eventually arrive at the love stage—but we have to go through a lot to get there.

Can Role Playing Lead To A More Satisfying Relationship?
Playing roles in the bedroom creates a deeper connection between partners.

Can Role Playing Lead To A More Satisfying Relationship?

We love our partners, but let's face it, after a while we start having fantasies of being a naughty nurse, hunky firefighter, or even Anastasia Steele. Sometimes we just want more excitement between the sheets—and role playing can do just that.

Pillow Talk: Why Post-Sex Chats Boost Relationship Intimacy
The sweet spot after sex is the perfect time to bond with your partner.

Pillow Talk: Why Post-Sex Chats Boost Intimacy

Men tend to drift off after sex—trust me, it's not you, it's the oxytocin—but with a little gentle pillow talk, you might be able to improve your relationship and your sex life.

Talk Dirty To Me: How To Share Sex Fantasies Through Dirty Talk
Go on, whisper sweet nothings in his ear...

The Beginner's Guide To Sharing Fantasies Through Dirty Talk

If you're thinking sexy thoughts, you can make the transition to talking "dirty" in bed, if you're curious about what that might be like. Trying it a few times, you may realize that it brings an erotic energy into your lovemaking that you didn't know you had.

From 20 To 40: Do Intimate Relationships Get Deeper With Age?
You may be surprised how much your relationship will transform as you get older.

From 20 To 40: Do Intimate Relationships Get Deeper With Age?

There are different levels of emotional and sexual intimacy, and a host of reasons for why we need both types. Intimacy does not come naturally, which is one of the main reasons why many men and women in their 20s and 30s struggle and fail in their relationships.