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My Partner Wants to Open Up and I Don’t
Struggling with the fact that your partner wants to open up and you don't? Here are some tips to consider and discussions you can have to help you come to a conclusion that's best for you.
Adults Need Time Outs Too
You might be surprised that taking a timeout during a conflict can actually be really helpful. Read more about the science on why a timeout is valuable and how to execute one effectively.
Touch on a Spectrum
Touch falls on a continuum. Most folks go from feeling subjective arousal at a 4-5 and head straight into orgasm rather than waiting until they feel at about 7 or 8. Here you can explore levels of touch that work for you and your partner(s).
When it comes to your sexual journey, what are your goals? What do you hope to achieve? Have you ever considered this before?
Talking to Kids About Masturbation
For some folks, this probably stems from their own awkward conversation that they may have had (or more than likely did not have) with their own parents, teacher, or other adult figure. It may also stem from the fear of scarring your child.
The Role of Fantasy in Sex
Fantasies can be really helpful when it comes to a person’s sex life. They can help to inspire, to increase arousal, and to orgasm.
Mindfulness & Sex: When Your Mind Keeps Wandering
Close your eyes. Breathe in deeply from your belly through your nose. Hold. Breathe out a soothing exhale through your mouth. Now do that a couple more times, focusing on your breath. If thoughts come flooding in, that’s okay, just let them pass.
Libido Differences in Relationships
Do you feel like your partner wants sex all the time? Or perhaps you’re the opposite and feel incredibly rejected because your partner never wants sex. Or maybe you’re somewhere in the middle.
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