Relationships

The Story Is Not Over

This blog post is part of #blogmarch2017, organized by the brilliant Robin Renee. This month, we are blogging in celebration of freedom of expression, knowledge and information. Each Day in May, a new writer will join the March [...]

The Story Is Not Over 2017-11-30T14:56:59+00:00

Mother’s Day Is Complicated

Mother's Day is complicated. Nonetheless, I hope you have a happy day. For those of you who have good relationships with your mother... Or have good relationships with your children... For those of you who have lost your mother [...]

Mother’s Day Is Complicated 2017-12-08T18:23:48+00:00

Self-Love Takes Practice

There are two memes I’ve seen go around in the last little while that got me to thinking about self-love. The first goes… When I saw this, it stopped my in my tracks. I have a pretty high opinion of myself (which by itself is s [...]

Self-Love Takes Practice 2017-12-06T12:27:22+00:00

“OKAY” Is A Four-Letter Word

Talking about what you want in bed (and for that matter, in life) is scary, tricky business. Admitting something you want takes guts, and no one wants to be laughed at or rejected for sharing something tender with a loved one. [...]

“OKAY” Is A Four-Letter Word 2017-12-08T19:37:36+00:00

The Naked Truth About Desire Smuggling

The world is not friendly to our desires. In over a decade of relationship coaching and sex ed, I’ve talked with thousands of people about why they don’t ask for what they want. Reasons include: not knowing what to want, not ha [...]

The Naked Truth About Desire Smuggling 2017-12-06T12:38:50+00:00

Relationship Survival At Burning Man – What You Need To Know

Dear Marcia, I’m going to Burning Man this year for the first time with my partner and I want to make sure our relationship doesn’t implode. What are some things we should watch out for? - Playa Bound Dear Playa Bound, Burning [...]

Relationship Survival At Burning Man – What You Need To Know 2017-12-08T19:33:27+00:00

16 Ways to Talk About Consent (That Are Pretty Sexy…)

Here's a stack of wonderful ways to check in with your partner, to find out more of what they want, and to communicate your own desires. Try some today! "Do you like when I...?" "I like when you..." "Will you...?" "How does thi [...]

16 Ways to Talk About Consent (That Are Pretty Sexy…) 2017-12-08T12:14:09+00:00

What I mean when I talk about love is…

Love is confusing. It’s messy and unpredictable and wild and untamable. It obeys no laws, adheres to no restrictions. It’ll knock the socks off of you and everyone around you. And the wind out of you too. What with the wind and [...]

What I mean when I talk about love is… 2017-12-06T13:30:58+00:00

Who are Your Great Woman Role Models?

"She was independent. She chose her way of life - hurting no one and never vying for approval." This is what Lauren Bacall said about Katharine Hepburn after her death. I love this quote for so many reasons. I love it when powe [...]

Who are Your Great Woman Role Models? 2017-12-08T08:44:08+00:00
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