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The Link Between Emotional Safety and Sexual Satisfaction

Be honest, how emotionally safe do you feel in your relationship? Many people tend to focus on whether their partner fits their standards if they are compatible, share the same values, and other things along those lines.  While shared values and being compatible do matter in the relationship, the latest research in neurobiology shows that…

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Sex Tips After the Honeymoon Relationship Phase Ends

You’re in the first few months (or weeks) of dating someone. When you’re together, you can’t keep your hands off each other. When you’re not, you can’t stop thinking about them, fantasizing about them, talking about them.  That’s what we call the honeymoon phase or NRE (new relationship energy) – the sexual and romantic excitement…

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Are You Ready to Move in with Your Partner?

Just because moving in together doesn’t mean marriage, it’s still a pretty big decision to make.  And many professionals admit that making that decision should be intentional and deliberate rather than simply deciding one day to take the plunge. But we get it: maybe you’ve been dating for a while and you already spend most…

Blog Committed Relationship Healthy Relationship  It May Be Called Relationship Anarchy, But it’s the Opposite of Chaos

It May Be Called Relationship Anarchy, But it’s the Opposite of Chaos

When we hear the word ‘anarchy’, we often think of disorder, chaos, and sometimes—even violence. But this is in no way similar to what relationship anarchy is.  Why is the word ‘anarchy’ used, then? Well, relationship anarchy does have an element of anarchy to it. And that is the fact that it rejects the element…

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What To Pack for a Honeymoon Full of Sex

Honeymoons are for relaxing in the sun, celebrating your new, official partnership, and of course – having passionate honeymoon sex. When Brides magazine conducted a survey and asked 138 newlyweds how often they have sex while on the honeymoon, 32% (the majority) said every day, while 28% said multiple times a day.  If you’re one…

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Sleep Divorce: Why You Might Want To Sleep in Separate Bedrooms From Your Partner

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the term “sleep divorce”? Probably nothing good, right?  The old-school way of living with your partner includes sleeping in the same room, same bed, and under the same duvet cover. Often, people still believe that not sharing a bed with your partner is…

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How To Make the Honeymoon Phase of Your New Relationship Last Longer

If you ever wondered when does the honeymoon phase end in a relationship, the answer might surprise you. Researchers at New York University found that the honeymoon phase can last up to 30 months! That’s almost 2.5 years into a relationship, which is a long time to be walking around with butterflies in your stomach. …

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The Benefits of Dating Someone Without Social Media

It’s admittedly (almost) impossible to live without at least one source of social media today, especially for folks looking to network, job search, or maintain an online portfolio of their work. Social media keeps us all connected to our career worlds and opens doors to new opportunities. But there are no rules for how to…

Fanning the Flames: 5 Couples’ Exercises to Increase Intimacy & Rekindle Romance

Does it seem like both you and your partner are living such busy, hectic lives, that you can’t remember the last time you talked about something other than picking up milk on your way home, or if they could please remember that the kids have to stay late at school for soccer practice? It happens.…

Blog Committed Relationship Dating Healthy Relationship Single  Do You Believe in Soulmates? Well, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Do You Believe in Soulmates? Well, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t

Do you believe in soulmates? You’re not alone if you answered “yes” to that question. According to the Marist poll, even 73% of Americans believe in soulmates. That’s a lot of people who believe in true love, yet the divorce rates are fairly high in developed countries around the world.  Doesn’t make much sense now,…

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Hygge Season Is Here! How to “Hygge” Your Sex Life This Winter

Finally, the hygge season is back! With the days becoming shorter and the weather turning colder each day, it’s time to cuddle up and spend some good quality time inside with your partner.  Now, staying home wrapped in sweaters doesn’t have to be boring. Sweater weather is the perfect time for cuddles and some uninterrupted…

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FYI: Butterflies Aren’t the Same as Being in Love

Aren’t butterflies fantastical? In the literal sense of the word, sure, but figuratively… like when you see someone that makes you all giddy. That experience of joy, excitement, but also nervousness… wow! It truly can make you feel alive!  So, imagine this scenario: you see someone you’re attracted to, or you look at your partner.…

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Time to Call It Quits? When to End a Relationship

Relationships are hard. There’s just no denying it. And anyone who is or has been in a long term relationship will surely tell you the same.  Even so, while there are days that are dismal, annoying, and somewhat unbearable, relationships should have a fundamental feeling of contentment and happiness.  So when is it that enough…

Blog Committed Relationship Healthy Relationship  Anxiety & Depression Associated with On-Again, Off-Again Relationships

Anxiety & Depression Associated with On-Again, Off-Again Relationships

Did you know that there’s an actual term for on-again, off-again relationships? It’s called ‘relationship cycling’, and encompasses people who have broken up and gotten back together with their romantic partner one or more times.  This kind of relationship behaviour however, does run the risk of bringing on psychological distress for both partners, such as…

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Is “Hooking Up” the New Dating?

It’s fairly obvious… dating today is nothing like it was 20-some years ago. Today, dating is predominantly done via technology, aka using dating apps. And even though there are a slew of Hollywood films that lead us to believe that online dating is an actual revenue in which to find love and companionship (think “You’ve…

Blog Committed Relationship Healthy Relationship  When is Your Pleasure NOT a Priority? Situations When You Need to Put Your Partner First

When is Your Pleasure NOT a Priority? Situations When You Need to Put Your Partner First

Hold up that sex-positive train for just a minute, folks! While you absolutely deserve all the orgasms in the world, there are some exceptions to the otherwise awesome thread of sexual self-realization happening right now. Prioritizing your own pleasure, whether that means shamelessly enjoying your favorite vibrator while alone or during sex, or asking for…

Blog Committed Relationship Dating Healthy Relationship  Relationship Ideals That Millennials (And Everyone Else) Need to Ditch Now

Relationship Ideals That Millennials (And Everyone Else) Need to Ditch Now

Did Millennials kill the so-called ‘institute of marriage?’ Millennials have the lowest rate of marriage compared to our parents and grandparent’s generations. We’re doing things differently than the folks who came before us, like moving in with our partners and focusing on shared happiness over jumping into a wedding dress and tuxedo and immediately popping…

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30 Things You Should and Shouldn’t Be Doing After Sex

Sure, sex is amazing, incredible, wonderful, and sometimes firework-inducing. But there are things that you should and shouldn’t be doing afterwards.  Don’t let this put you off however, it’s merely a way in which to always keep safe, and to feel your best as you bathe in your post-orgasmic bliss.  Now’s the time to live…

Blog Committed Relationship Dating Healthy Relationship  Here are 10 Sex-Related Questions to Ask Your Partner

Here are 10 Sex-Related Questions to Ask Your Partner

When you first start dating someone, there are many questions to ask your partner. What their favorite food is, how they grew up, where they see themselves in five years… You want to know it all.  One thing most new couples avoid is having honest conversations about sex and asking questions about each other’s sexuality…

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Boudoir Photography Tips: 5 Tips To Help You Take Better Nude Pictures

If you scroll long enough on TikTok, you’ll eventually stumble upon a friendly photographer offering free boudoir photography tips. Sending nudes has become controversial and understandably so.  Nobody wants to receive an unsolicited dick pic (which is illegal in some countries!) or be forced into sending their nude pictures in a desperate try to keep a…

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Long-Distance Love, Lust and Making it Last

These days, opportunity and circumstance are taking us to farther flung-out places for education, employment, or what have you. Whatever the reason, there might come a time that you find yourself away from your partner for a stretch of time much longer than you’re comfortable with. Rather than letting the distance determine whether or not…

Online Gaming Relationships: Can You Find Love While Gaming?

The old times when you would meet the love of your life in the library or your local shop while doing your weekly grocery shopping are gone. Instead, the younger generation is taking dating online, with recent studies revealing that finding your significant other on the internet completely replaced all the other ways of meeting…

5 Reasons You’re Not Feeling Up for Sex (and Why There’s Nothing Wrong with You)

The de-stigmatizing and normalizing of all types of partner sex – from casual encounters to keeping the spark in monogamy – has led sex educators and sexuality writers into another conundrum. While we love to see all kinds of folks getting their unapologetic freak on, we’re now left to deal with an unintended consequence: the…

What is Gaslighting? Are You a Victim of it?

Today, there are more ‘names’ for the kinds of things people have been experiencing for decades and decades. And this is actually a good thing.  Way back when, people would experience all kinds of abuse… not as overtly as physical, but mental, psychological, and emotional. And these kinds of abuse are just as harmful (sometimes…

How Do You Define Infidelity in the Digital Age?

Infidelity is infidelity, right? Well, technically! But in this day and age, who’s to say what cheating really is? Before the invention of the Internet—heck, even before the telephone—cheating meant catching a partner nestled up close to someone else. Just like the movies, two people checking into a motel or hotel, having a cheeky kiss…

Does Social Media Help Your Relationship or Ruin It?

The connection between social media and relationships has been the topic of conversations for years now. Multiple studies show that social media impacts our mental health and how we view ourselves, and our self-esteem. So it’s only natural to assume that it should also impact our romantic relationships, right?  According to Pew Research Center, 45%…

Why Do Some Men Love Hearing About Their Partner’s Past Sexual Experiences?

There’s a lot to be said about double standards when it comes to sex and sexuality. You know, the whole ‘congratulating a man yet shaming a woman after sex’ thing?  And with that, we know that there are many individuals who deem their or another’s virginity as a ‘prized possession’, with some even auctioning it…

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7 Ways To Spice Things Up in Your Relationship This Spring

With spring just around the corner, you might be looking for new ways to spice things up in your relationship. It’s natural that with nature waking up from the winter slumber and days getting longer, you want to find new and exciting ways to connect with your partner.  So, if you’ve been wondering how to…

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SexTok: Does the Rise of the Sex Community on TikTok Do More Harm or Good in Our Lives?

Tiktok is one of the largest social media platforms with over 1 billion monthly users. The app’s popularity can be widely attributed to its unique algorithm that quickly picks up on what the users like and want to see on their For You pages.  Due to TikTok’s algorithm being so accurate, it’s very easy for…

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