Sex addiction is a compulsive urge to engage in sexual activity, thoughts, or fantasies in ways that are detrimental to an individual, his or her family, friends, and/or work. It blocks the development of true intimacy in a relationship. Sex addiction is also called sexual dependency or sexual compulsivity. Just because someone likes to masturbate or to have sex frequently doesn’t necessarily mean that he or she is a sex addict or has a problem.
During that time of month sex is sometimes the last thing on many women's minds! For some of us, it makes us feel dirty, and for others it's just the last thing on our mind. For men, it can be a "hands-off" time or some may still be on the hunt regardless of the timing. Recently, I had a few questions submitted by one man and I thought it would be best to make a video response on clarifying some of the myths: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d23ABvsJkTU
Few things give people as much trouble in their relationships as emotions. Not knowing what you feel, and how to express it can make people feel inadequate and confused. Understanding the nature and purpose of emotions, from a body-centered perspective, can assist you in both understanding your feelings, and give you a foundation to speak about them.
You would think that people planning to marry would talk about their loves, hates, needs, desires, futures and deal-breakers. Alas, I’ve talked with clients who have been married for some time only to learn that their partner doesn’t want the kids they’ve been planning on for a lifetime, wants a sexual favor they’re totally not into, doesn’t believe in spending money on the lawn, wants to spend every holiday with their parents, and, let’s just say I could go on. And on. And on.
Happy Relationships don't just happen through luck, they are made. To have a happy relationship all you need is a clear intention to create amazing connection and intimacy with your partner, and some simple tools. Focus on your individual health and happiness. Happy relationships exist when each partner feels happy in their own right--when they know how to take care of their own emotional, physical, and mental health, and do so reliably.
In its basic and natural form (if there has not been physical or emotional damage along the way) human sexual contact feels good, touching feels good, having an orgasm feels good. This is normal and wonderful. Your innate desire for sex and sexual pleasure is not an enemy. Your natural sexual impulse can guide you to finding closeness, connectedness, and intimacy with a partner. However, when sexual urges get misdirected they can become addictive or compulsive, and instead of leading to pleasure and connection, your natural sex drive can lead to suffering.
Gone are the days where abusive relationships are handled by solely requiring a change in the behavior of the abuser. Relationship Violence is a dynamic that must be addressed by each partner. If you recognize yourself or your partner in the signs below, you may be headed for relationship violence. Many Abusive Relationships Share These Patterns: 1. If one partner is hardly ever angry, and the other partner is often very angry.
Have you ever walked away from relationship and looked back and suddenly noticed all the red flags which were indicating that he was completely wrong for you? As you look back now is it easier for you to see that the red flags were there and you simply weren't seeing them, or is it that you were aware of them but you chose to ignore them? Why is it that as time goes by you are able to see things so much more clearly?
As a woman, especially a woman entrepreneur, you have incredible power to be in control of your business, your life, your money, your relationships, and yes, even your own success and happiness. However you define those things, you alone have the power to control the outcome. It's when we choose not to use our power, either consciously or unconsciously, that we inadvertently turn over our power to someone else.