In spite of my continuing efforts, male sexuality still remains incorrectly focused on the inevitably disappointing and shortsighted goal of ejaculation (getting off). Yet, over three thousand years ago, the Chinese Taoists recognized that men were capable of something much greater than a conventional genital release. They understood the power of the deeper, richer and more pleasurable orgasmic process of lovemaking. Yes, by learning a few simple sexual techniques men can avoid ejaculating in favor of full-body, multiple orgasms, just like the most passionate women.
"All discarded lovers should be given a second chance... just with someone new." - Mae West As a divorce coach, I often watch my clients jump from the hot bed of separation and divorce right into another disastrous relationship. When we lose our lovers through a divorce, it is often the case that we run right into dating as a way to build our self-confidence and fill the void within our hearts. But are we ready? Really ready? Or are we setting ourselves up for another heartache?
The song, R-E-S-P-E-C-T, was made famous by Aretha Franklin, and she sure had it right as far as it being a really important aspect in relationships. But as you may have guessed, respect is only one of the main ingredients to building a solid foundation. As a relationship expert, I’d like to discuss another very important foundational aspect to any solid relationship: trust. The online dictionary defines it as “a firm reliance on the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing.” I have no
The #1 Key to Attracting an Amazing Relationship There are a myriad of ways to get ourselves out there to attract a good mate into our lives. The 21st Century has afforded almost every way possible to mingle with the opposite sex. If you are socially active, you can make sure that you are out and about every chance you get and can strategize which locations and functions best match the values of the person you are seeking.
UPDATE (March 19, 2014): At the end of this article, we have included the latest update on this issue. At best, latex allergies are unpleasant. At worst, they're life-threatening. When you have a sensitivity to latex, you may experience extremely unpleasant symptoms when exposed to latex condoms. These may include a burning sensation on any area of exposed skin, the sudden appearance of rash or hives, itching, blisters, -- you may even think you have a yeast infection.
Buried in "How readers scored first presidential debate," today's letters to the editor section of the Denver Post, is one with a slightly different twist. Kelsey Kenfield noted: "What truly frightened me to the core was Mick Romney's unabashed disregard, arrogance and lack of respect shown for the moderator, Jim Lehrer, an equally learned and accomplished person, a man doing nothing to Romney but offering him a forum to express himself. [… His] attitude towards someone he perceived as standing in his way is … more a measure of the man than anything else that happened Wednesday night. This behavior should not be ignored."
As a marriage and family counselor I am always dealing with issues of sexuality, infidelity, and betrayal as well as intimacy, honesty, courage, and integrity. A rash of recent public scandals – from Tiger Woods to David Letterman, from Sen. John Ensign to Gov. Mark Sanford, to the suspected shenanigans of Jon Gosselin of reality TV's Jon and Kate – might make it seem that sexual infidelity is sweeping the land. Many of my clients want to know how to prevent an affair. Here’s what I tell them.
I love sharing my stories with you because they are real life examples of what most of us go through in some way or another. This week, I am telling you about a woman I spoke with that went through an emotionally abusive relationship AND is a strong, powerful woman. She has given me permission to share this with you, in hopes that it is a starting point for you to come to the same realization that she did.
Oh, how I wish I could spend just a few minutes with smart, beautiful Maria. I'd love to share a little hard-earned wisdom from one betrayed wife to another.
PAIRS Essentials for Couples Couples who are married or not are invited to attend this class. In this class you will learn the tools you can use for the following problems or feelings: Feeling Disconnected Sense of Growing Distance Attempting to Resolve Problems under Stress Wanting to Feel Care About and Loved Upsetting Reaction to Partner's Behavior Feeling Emotionally Overwhelmed To Ask for a Behavior Change from Your Partner