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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.…

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Sex in Marriage and Fear of Intimacy

Richard Nicastro, PhD looks at how a fear of intimacy can get in the way of the quality of the sexual relationship in your marriage.  He poses questions for reflection for you and your partner to improve the connection. Emotional intimacy involves a connection that occurs between two people who have let their guard down…

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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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A Roman Holiday In Spain – An Erotic Story

The tiny restaurant in Barcelona was busy. Conversing diners, shouts and calls to waiters, popping corks from bottles of wine, the clink of glasses, drinkers’ long bouts of laughter. Chefs cooked the favorite local foods and let the timeless scents of Spanish paprika, heavy garlic, and saffron waft from the kitchen. In the middle of…

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Your Guide to Creating a Sex Painting With Your Partner

Have you ever thought about getting creative in the bedroom and making a sex painting? It’s an activity that’s more popular than you’d think, with many couples taking on the challenge of creating their one-of-a-kind piece of art.  If you’re interested in exploring your artistic side and sex together, you might also be curious to…

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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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The Ultimate Sexual Ideas Guide—Role Play, Fantasy, Date Nights

Sometimes, it can be hard to come up with good sexual ideas to make things more exciting for you and your partner. You both are busy with life, so it’s natural that being creative in the bedroom gets harder.  If you’re looking for new ideas for experimentation with your partner, then we have a list…

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The Midnight Caller – An Erotic Story

Her black slacks tapered to her ankles, showing off her brown skin down to the top of her feet. Her rainbow-colored heels continued to accentuate her toenails painted red. These simplicities still made his heart tick faster and his breaths shorten. She was amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing. That word continued to pass through his mind.…

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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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Sex in Marriage and Fear of Intimacy

Richard Nicastro, PhD looks at why “intimacy is not for the faint of heart” and how a fear of intimacy can get in the way of the quality of the sexual relationship in your marriage.  He poses questions for reflection for you and your partner to improve the connection. Emotional intimacy involves a connection that…

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Trust: A Critical Component of Sexual Intimacy in Committed Relationships

Richard Nicastro, PhD, examines how the sexual intimacy stakes rise when you fall in love.  He highlights the conditions that either encourage or discourage trust in a committed relationship. When love becomes part of the relationship landscape, when the other starts to matter to you, then how they respond takes on a heightened importance. And once love…

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Married Sex Can be Great Sex

Richard Nicastro, PhD takes a deeper look at married (or long-term relationship) sex and some of the unique reasons it can be so satisfying.  He encourages couples to understand their ruts and look for opportunities for change. You might have read about—or personally experienced—the challenges some married couples (or couples in long-term relationships) face when it comes…

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Sexual Interest in Relationships: Navigating the Range Between “Low-to-No” and “High”

Richard Nicastro, PhD digs deeper into the important relationship dynamic of sexual interest.  While acknowledging the normalcy of an imbalance, he suggests the shortest route to a solution that works for both couples is understanding and empathy for these differences. There are certain relationship dynamics that impact a couple’s sex life and certain relational dynamics…

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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…

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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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