Entries tagged with “Intimacy”
The nuances of assault, harassment, sexual advances and responsibility.
Valentine’s Day stirs up the concept of romance, but what, exactly is it and how do we create it?Webster’s defines romance as “a tendency of mind toward the wonderful and mysteriou…
Couples who have strong bonds remain interested in each other. They remain curious about each other’s experiences and inner lives, such as their thoughts, feelings, and fears. As …
Sex therapists and coaches share the innovative approaches they use to inspire greater intimacy
Experience new love and intimacy with these practices and mantras.
And shame sabotages our desire for closeness.
You hear it on talk shows. It’s mentioned in every romantic comedy at least a trillion times. And it’s something we men have been told we have a problem with since the dawn of time…
There are three major issues facing our world today, according to Buddhist teacher Michael Stone: Climate change, economic inequality, and a crisis of intimacy. Further, it may be …
Unlocking the mystery of sexuality, intimacy and desire in the 21st Century
Excerpts from Yoga Beyond the Mat by Alanna Kaivalya
Couples who have celebrated their golden anniversary share tips for a marriage that goes the distance.
A clear answer—even the answer you want—is just a few words away
How can a lack of passion in your partnership be a good thing? When you use this opportunity to grow into the next phase of your relationship: rediscovery.
As more relationships open, I wanted to learn if this can be a spiritual practice for growing love.
One way to rewire your experience of yourself and with other people is by paying close attention to eye gaze and its importance to your relationships.
When the only goal of sex is pleasure through play for the sake of itself, we can surprise ourselves with how much is actually possible.
For centuries the biggest obstacle to navigating the globe was the lack of an accurate clock. Nowadays, our lives are ruled by clocks — and the biggest obstacle to health and happiness may be our mechanistic understanding of time. Here, a research psychologist and lifelong seeker blends science and ancient wisdom to create a new chart of time — a “Presence Profile.” Use it to re-experience the winds and currents of time. Set a course toward more rewarding working styles, deeper relationships, and greater appreciation of the ordinary, the spontaneous, and the divine.
Intimacy, relationships, self- love, and love for planet.
The Intimate Life: Awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others By Judith Blackstone, PhD (Sounds True) For many people, the word “spiritual” suggests something inta…
Create an “inner sanctum” where you can connect with your partner.
Dear Eve,I’ve been married 30 years. My wife has several health ailments, because of which our love style has changed. We are no longer having sex.I’m in very good health, approach…
Understanding your partner’s desires for touch is a key to restoring intimacy
Lately, I’m really into joy.That probably makes me sound like a jerk. I don’t mean the kind of joy that comes with huge life-changing events like winning the lottery or making a ba…
SCENE ONE: My partner and I are in the car on a road trip, having a glorious time. I’m singing along to an old pop tune, rocking out, while he reads his GPS. I see him furrow his b…
Scientists now know the mechanism behind the sensation of touch.
When it comes to sex, listening goes a lot deeper than hearing.
I INVITE BEAU, now four, to lunch. I want him to meet my good friend Koho, who is visiting from Detroit. I haven’t seen Koho for several years. He is busy in his role as the guidin…
Can you create a sense of closeness or intimacy with a complete stranger? Psychology research says, yes, you can.
For anyone who’s struggled with getting close to someone (even someone you want to be close to), listen up.