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.
It was 10 years ago in Italy when I first noticed the phenomenon. I was on vacation with my family, seated at one of the most charming restaurants in the romantic seaside town of Portofino. My table happened to be next to a young Italian couple. Silhouetted against a gorgeous sunset, sipping wine, and sharing a candlelit table for two, the pair should have been filmed for an ad released by the Italian Tourism Board.
Tips for reviving intimacy in a long-term relationship: Resolve to deal with, or put aside resentments, and seek help to do that. Reconnect! Increase touch. Allow tension to build. And more...
Ever wonder why we’re all so crazy about breasts? Because they're so damned desirable, that's why. This is a reality that every women who's undergone a mastectomy deals with each day. The idea of reconstruction is like a big security blanket that makes us feel that whatever it is we're about to go through, we'll be fine and dandy in no time. But, as a woman who's lost a breast to cancer and had reconstruction, I can tell you first hand: the reality is more complicated than that.
Over time, men have become accustomed to pitching in around the house. Whether it's folding laundry or washing dishes, when couples do chores together, they inevitably become closer.
Couples come together out of an equal fear of intimacy. This is the answer to many questions about how people end up with each other. “I want to be in an intimate relationship, so why do I keep choosing emotionally unavailable partners?” “Why do I keep finding great guys who live somewhere else?” “Why do all the women I meet want me only for my money?” “Why do all the partners I meet turn out to be addicts?”
Usually, we refer to femme fatales as sirens. But what if being a siren meant that your beauty and your capacity to give and receive pleasure were so magnetic that you naturally attracted high-quality men as life partners? Wouldn't that make being a siren positive, sexy and fun? Learn more at the Become Your Inner Siren Telesummit, available online for free (May 18-20).
Sex isn't all about trying a new sex position or how long it takes to climax. It's about feeling closer and more connected in the moment. YourTango Expert Dr. Marty Klein explains how to create intimacy with your partner for even better sex.
Whether you need to relax after a long day or just quickly release some sexual tension, these nine masturbation tips are sure to lead some amazing orgasms.
Finding out that the woman you are dating hasn't told her parents about you can be hard to hear. Why hasn't told them? Is she ashamed of dating you? Does she feel this relationship is not serious enough to tell her parents? Here we explore what to do and why she may not have told her parents about you.
We've already talked all about how important foreplay is to a healthy and fulfilling sex life. So important, in fact, that we're driving the point home with even more juicy ways to build up enough sexual tension to make the walls come crumbling down. YourTango Experts Kim Olver and Larry Michel share 10 more of their sexiest tricks and techniques for turning each other on even before you reach the bedroom.
Find out how to tap into the sounds that your intimacy generates heightens both your passion and connection to your partner.
A new study claims that women are more emotionally invested in their relationships than men. Why do men seem so detached? An expert weighs in on the differences between men and women.