Entries tagged with “Intimacy”

Nourishing the Different Types of Intimacy in Your Relationship

When we talk about being intimate in a romantic relationship, we often equate it to sexual intimacy. But sex is just one form of intimacy. “Intimacy is a process whereby we feel t…

October: Love

Intimacy, relationships, self- love, and love for planet.

Passion and Presence: Aging, Intimacy, and Mindful Sex

A conversation with sex therapist Maci Daye on the importance of bringing play, adventure, and curiosity into the bedroom and why “Great sex has more to do with the state of our mind than with the function of our body.”

Review: "The Intimate Life"

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…

Sacred Space at Home

Create an “inner sanctum” where you can connect with your partner.

Sex Outside Marriage: Possibility or Pipe Dream?

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, approa…

Tantric Meditation and Orgasmic Bliss

Bliss and pleasure are enhanced by presence. Imagine making love that way.

The Five Fingers of Touch

Understanding your partner’s desires for touch is a key to restoring intimacy

The Many Possibilities of Joy in a Small Cup: Yoga, Life, and the Second Chakra

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…

The Path to Harmony for Couples

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…

The Science Of Touch

Scientists now know the mechanism behind the sensation of touch.

The Surprisingly Simple Secrets of Tantric Sex Part 3: Listening with the Body

When it comes to sex, listening goes a lot deeper than hearing.

True Intimacy

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…

Want to Be Close to Someone? Ask These 36 Questions

Can you create a sense of closeness or intimacy with a complete stranger? Psychology research says, yes, you can.

What Causes Fear of Intimacy? 4 Reasons

For anyone who’s struggled with getting close to someone (even someone you want to be close to), listen up.

Your Relationship Patterns Could Be Related to Your Attachment Style

Attachment styles are patterns of how we think, feel, and act in close relationships. Knowing the characteristics of the four distinct styles can help strengthen our ties to others.