Bringing your Mindful Approach to Sex into a New Relationship.

When I started this website I had mainly women in long-term relationships in mind. Women that had been with the same partner for a while and their sex life is becoming less-than-optimal. Perhaps even much worse than that. To my surprise, I have quickly realized that many women who read my blog are in different situations … Continue reading Bringing your Mindful Approach to Sex into a New Relationship.

Why are Relationships Hard? A TEDx Talk by Stan Tatkin

Why is it that at the start of a new relationship (the "honeymoon" phase) we hardly have any conflicts, but later on we really struggle with each other? According to Stan Tatkin, who integrates attachment theory and recent neuroscience research, it is because at the beginning of our relationship we are fully attuned, curious to explore the … Continue reading Why are Relationships Hard? A TEDx Talk by Stan Tatkin

Why Monogamy is So Difficult, and Why Non-Monogamy is Not Necessarily The Answer.

If you are like many people in long-term relationships, I bet the question of opening your relationship to new adventures has crossed your mind. It's a hot debate. I get asked about it a lot, and it seems people are thinking about it more often than they would be willing to admit. As for myself, … Continue reading Why Monogamy is So Difficult, and Why Non-Monogamy is Not Necessarily The Answer.