The Truth About Intimacy

by Rori Raye Essentially, intimacy is scary. For some of us, it’s terrifying. Going with a man who doesn’t light our fire, yet offers us true intimacy can be a very confusing thing. Staying away from a man who lights our fire but doesn’t offer or want true intimacy with us can be painful –…

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How Softening Yourself Will Transform Your Relationship

The result of a conflict discussion is predetermined within the first few sentences of the conversation. by Jen Michelle John Gottman’s marriage research showed that the likelihood of a couple’s divorce could be predicted by observing just the first three minutes of an argument. His work on couples conflict showed that almost all conflict discussions…

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If Your Partner Is Avoiding Sex, Read This

In my last post, I talked about controlling behavior. by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. Evidently, this hit a nerve. I received a number of emails that asked me to explain what I meant by “controlling behavior.” Several emails asked me for specific examples, and others told me that they were not the controlling ones, but their…

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Why Intimacy Can Be So Scary

by Rori Raye Essentially, intimacy is scary. For some of us, it’s terrifying. Going with a man who doesn’t light our fire, yet offers us true intimacy can be a very confusing thing. Staying away from a man who lights our fire but doesn’t offer or want true intimacy with us can be painful –…

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Here’s How To Enhance Both Connection And Intimacy

The result of a conflict discussion is predetermined within the first few sentences of the conversation. by Jen Michelle John Gottman’s marriage research showed that the likelihood of a couple’s divorce could be predicted by observing just the first three minutes of an argument. His work on couples conflict showed that almost all conflict discussions…

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The #1 Way To Destroy Your Sex Life In Your Marriage

In my last post, I talked about controlling behavior. by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. Evidently, this hit a nerve. I received a number of emails that asked me to explain what I meant by “controlling behavior.” Several emails asked me for specific examples, and others told me that they were not the controlling ones, but their…

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Intimacy – Is It Him, Or Us…?

by Rori Raye Essentially, intimacy is scary. For some of us, it’s terrifying. Going with a man who doesn’t light our fire, yet offers us true intimacy can be a very confusing thing. Staying away from a man who lights our fire but doesn’t offer or want true intimacy with us can be painful –…

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How To Bring Back The Intimacy

The result of a conflict discussion is predetermined within the first few sentences of the conversation. by Jen Michelle John Gottman’s marriage research showed that the likelihood of a couple’s divorce could be predicted by observing just the first three minutes of an argument. His work on couples conflict showed that almost all conflict discussions…

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Your Controlling Behavior Could Be Killing The Intimacy

In my last post, I talked about controlling behavior. by Lee Baucom, Ph.D. Evidently, this hit a nerve. I received a number of emails that asked me to explain what I meant by “controlling behavior.” Several emails asked me for specific examples, and others told me that they were not the controlling ones, but their…

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Let’s Talk About Sex

For as much as sex is talked about in movies, on television, in ads and other areas of society, for many couples, it can be a taboo topic. By Susie and Otto Collins Yes, you might make love and be sexually intimate with one another– regularly or irregularly. But, do you and your mate freely…

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