Category Archives: Relationships: Sex and Intimacy

What Everyone Needs to Know About Sexual Addiction and Infidelity

Most people know that overcoming addictions to food, drugs, alcohol and other substances can be very difficult. Just because it doesn’t involve a food, drug or drink, sex addiction is very misunderstood. In fact, many people scoff at the very … Continue reading

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How to fix Your Relationship: STOP Trying so Hard

Put on brakes and shift to neutral. Your efforts to find love and the intimacy you deserve and desire are to be commended. Your intentions are positive. However, you probably are trying TOO hard. When you attempt to “force it” … Continue reading

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Your Sexiness is a Trap

If you are a female, you may carry the weight of believing you must be sexy. You must be provocative. You must look sexy. You must turn him on. Your breasts, you legs, your abs, your rear become the focus … Continue reading

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The Intimacy Dance in a Marriage

The pursuing-distancing intimacy “dance” is played over and over again in a marriage, with the same results. Neither spouse flourishes nor experiences joy in the marriage or relationship. Every Marriage Has It. Please leave your comments below. Has infidelity been … Continue reading

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The Distant Spouse: I Must be Romantic or Sexy

You, as the pulling away spouse, may be requested to be more “romantic” or “sexy.” The request may be direct: “I want you to be more romantic or sexy,” or you pick up from the need system of your spouse … Continue reading

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Marriage and Loss of Freedom

Here’s the 2nd Key to Help the Emotionally Distancing, Pulling-Away Spouse or Significant Other (It might be helpful to share this with your spouse, if s/he is willing to receive.) Key #2: You Need Not Lose your FREEDOM once the “Knot … Continue reading

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Help for the Emotionally Distant Spouse

Keys to Help the Emotionally Distancing, Pulling-Away Spouse or Significant Other… You really are NOT a Schmuck If you are the reluctant spouse that is pulling away, wants emotional distance and is unsure, I want you to feel better: no … Continue reading

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Saving the Marriage by Healing the Past

There are plenty of things that need to be dealt with when you are saving the marriage after infidelity. Although trust is a major issue that the couple needs to handle, it is not the only one. A common problem … Continue reading

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Extramarital Affair Crisis: When Is Counseling A Good Idea?

There are plenty of couples who have experienced going through an extramarital affair crisis, and most of those couples who do decide to stay together and try to fix their marriages. But when is the proper time for you to … Continue reading

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Mid-Life Crisis: What It Can Do to Your Marriage

Mid-life crisis and your marriage. For a lot of relationships, a mid-life crisis could lead to irrational and bad decisions regarding infidelity and other people, and eventually, to divorce. Extramarital affairs are a possibility in every relationship or marriage, no … Continue reading

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