Both men and women find vulnerability attractive in a partner, for many different reasons.
Laughter is very sexy—particularly in the bedroom. Is your sex life full of silly fun? If not, you are missing out on one of the easiest ways to bring you and your partner closer together.
Vulnerability is often seen as a weakness, but it's actually a strength. Dr. Brené Brown, a renowned expert on vulnerability, explains that it's really about "sinking into" the joyful moments in life — daring to show up and let ourselves be seen.
Being in a long-distance relationship or marriage brings on special challenges to both emotional and physical intimacy. But you can still build intimacy while you're apart. Here's how!
A friend of mine recently said to me, somewhat in awe, "I'm just discovering that energy is everything!" Right, it is, but what does this mean, exactly? Our energy is the frequency, or vibration, that automatically emanates from our being, and is a result of our intention. Each of us is always radiating energy.
All kinds of awkward things can happen when you are getting hot and bothered. How both of you respond to awkward sex moments says a lot about your relationship, both now and in the future.
The first man in every woman's life is her father. Finding another man whom she can love just as much, is based off of her relationship with her dad.
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.
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.
It may seem obvious to some, but not all, that the best relationships are ones born out of trust and vulnerability. Each partner approaches one another as an equal. The relationship does not drain its participants; instead it nourishes. Differences between partners are complementary. These differences are advantageous and desirable and do not create a hindrance to the relationship; instead they contribute to its growth.
While we're of the same species, men and women communicate very differently. Men tend to use language to make a specific point or convey specific information, while women tend to use language to bond to and feel a connection with their partner.
Intimacy does not come from a physical act, but rather from the attitude you bring to one another. Our expert dishes on his hottest tips to your man's favorite bedroom pastimes.
Sex alone cannot provide the fullness of emotional connection needed for healthy relationships. Improving your relationship requires continual emotional growth. Here are seven ways to build that emotional intimacy.