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Responsive Lovers Don’t Rush to the Bedroom, Says Research

Responsive lovers engage in bonding behaviors such as gazing, expressing gratitude

Far too many people imagine a responsive lover is someone who reacts well to sexual stimuli or their partner’s sexual desire. While responsive is defined as “reacting to suggestions, influences, appeals, or efforts”, a responsive lover isn’t someone who merely

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Bedroom Conversation

continuing the conversation talking during sex

Talking during sex is a nice way to nurture sexual intimacy in a relationship. But bedroom conversation is uncomfortable for many. A post on the Gottoman Institute Relationship Blog a few years ago, (the post isn’t there any longer)  told of a

Internet Porn Affecting Someone You Know?

Is Someone you Care About Affected by Internet Porn?

Is internet porn adversely affecting someone you know? The airwaves in both the US and Canada have been giving this topic a good amount of “fear-mongering” attention of late. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that “The Highs and

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Counselling Success Story: Loneliness & Disinterest in Sex*

Sherri is tired of fighting and the increasing distance between her and Jason. Jason is frustrated by Sherri’s lack of sexual desire.

Sherri & Jason have been married 14 years, have 3 children ages 6-11. Jason is successfully employed in the information technology business. Sherri runs a rapidly expanding […]

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Not Tonight Dear: Overcoming Sexual Roadblocks

Imagine you’re with a group of friends—perhaps a group that has met together long enough to be quite comfortable with each other.

The laughter is hearty, the talk amicable. In the midst of the chatter you hear someone from across the room say, “I guess sex […]

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