You feel like the man you loved and had children with, all those years ago, can no longer see you. He dates freely and invites friends over as though you aren’t even there. The real tragedy is no longer the divorce. The gripping tragedy today, is that because of financial circumstances, both of you are still living in the same house.
Expressing your pleasure through sound initiates a primal place in your brain. “How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night, Like softest music to attending ears!” -William Shakespeare Remember the hushed make-out sessions of your youth? Rarely did we allow ourselves to sound out our pleasure lest our parents would hear. For many of us, not wanting others to hear any evidence of our intimate encounters still carries some left over shame that keeps a heavy lid on our ability to experience our own pleasure decades later. After our parents, it was the neighbors, after the neighbors, it was the kids….
Most things in life are developmental. “There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.” -Anais Nin Most things in life are developmental. Human lifespan has programmed continuous growth and maturation into our genetic code, which acts as an imperative that makes skill building one of the richest aspects of daily living. Nowhere is this truer than in our foundational relationship to our sexuality.
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Rick Nauert, Ph.D. Remember when you asked what your blind date looks like and your friend responded that he/she has a wonderful personality? Turns out, having certain personality traits influence whether someone else thinks you’re worth meeting again.
I have come to believe that much of what parades as sexual dissatisfaction between couples is actual “To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.” -Bertrand Russell I have come to believe that much of what parades as sexual dissatisfaction between couples is actually a manifestation of fear. Most people through no fault of their own have had little education concerning their sexuality or their access to pleasure. Laden as the topic is with shame and silence, most of us literally grope towards pleasure with our eyes closed, surprised that it happened and often unaware about how create it again.
“Two is better than one” : here’s a phrase that can’t possibly apply to weight loss, right? Well, not if you’re talking donuts. However, research does suggest that people best lose weight, and keep it off, in tandem with another. A “diet buddy” can boost your chances of getting the body you want. Who’s the best buddy for you? It could be a friend…..or even your mate. Teaming with your mate can pose special challenges, but sometimes works especially well. Here’s how to figure who’ll work best for you.
You’ve found someone special, and you want everyone to know about it, so you’ve chosen to Facebook it. But, be aware that timing is crucial. Don’t freak out your date by changing your relationship status to “in a relationship” after the first date or make them feel unimportant by not even announcing your engagement. Read on for a few tips on how to ease through the stages of a relationship on Facebook. Stage 1: Become Facebook Friends
Emma and Jonathan are trying to have a baby. Emma is a bright, bubbly, 28 year old woman with long blond curls and a winning smile. She has been married to Jonathan for just over 3 years. She works as an advertising executive at a major corporation. Jonathan, 31, is the more laid back of the two. As a successful cinematographer, he tends to more of an observer.