Slow Sex author Nicole Daedone says she first learned the technique she now calls “Orgasmic Meditation” (OM) from someone who’d learned if from someone else -- but that she’s not sure who really started it.
Not far into her book Slow Sex: The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm, Nicole Daedone recounts the story of the first time she ever tasted a home-grown heirloom tomato. She was ten years old, and recalls that she'd previously known tomatoes only as things to be sliced and put on a plate. But this was different --
The average person pays more attention to what she’s saying or thinking about than what she is hearing, or how her words are “landing” on the other person. This self-involvement gets worse during an argument. You can become a much more effective communicator by using “attentive speaking” a simple and highly effective technique that will help you pay attention to how well you’re communicating, whether it’s with your partner, your children, or extended family, or co-workers.
Are you in a long-term relationship with someone and want to know how you could get him to propose marriage? If you’ve already read "Does He Want to Marry Me? The Dating with Dignity Guide to Getting Engaged" and are wondering if there are any steps you can take to get him to go to the next step, you’ve come to the right place.
"Unexplained infertility" is the term being used by doctors as the reason why many couples are not conceiving, once medical diagnosis is ruled out. It is a growing epidemic, in the United States and in other various parts of the world. For any couple trying to conceive a baby, it is a tough message to hear.
Wondering how to have more fun? Maybe you are living in the past and missing opportunities in the present. The following secrets can help you come into the present and seize all the opportunities in your love and career lives. Step 1: Come back to now. Just like they say in yoga class, use your breath to come back to the moment. Do it when you’re home and at work.
Do you love yourself? This is not exactly an easy question to answer because at times you may love certain aspects of yourself while despising others. Sometimes we feel loved and cherished by other people and sometimes we may feel like nobody loves us. We can’t base feeling loved on the actions of other people or how we feel from time to time. We have to learn to be the one to love ourselves unconditionally. When we do, we will be able to accept and give love in a healthier and more fulfilling way throughout our lifetime.
Everyone will experience trauma or some type of extreme stress during their lifetime. Trauma involves losses such as illness, death of a pet or loved one, divorce, and job loss. It also includes abuse, accidents, military combat, and dramatic changes that occur throughout life. In a perfect world when something traumatic happens we are able to take time to process our thoughts and emotions, be surrounded and nurtured by a support system, and have some time to adjust. However, for many people one or all of these aspects of healthy coping and healing do not exist.
I often write about marriages, the sacredness of marriage and the act of infidelity within a marriage. Of course, everyone knows cheating is wrong and when it happens in a marriage we often times ask, “Who would cheat with someone else’s husband or wife?” What kind of a person would try to date or have a relationship with someone they know is married? We label them as whores, home wreckers and other derogatory adjectives, and maybe they do fit into some of those categories.
Maria consulted with me because she was frustrated about the distance she felt in her relationship with her husband, Carl. He wanted to be close to her, but she didn't feel close to him. "I think the problem is that he often talks to me in a judgmental or condescending way. He sounds like a parent rather than a partner. I just hate being spoken to like that." "How do you respond when he speaks to you like that?" I asked.