Communication From the Heart

Communication From the Heart

When we are speaking to someone we love and trying to express something that may be difficult for the other person to hear, it can often be challenging to clearly express our message without negative feelings drowning the connection or the subject changing. This...
The Four Faces of Intimacy

The Four Faces of Intimacy

It started with what seemed like a simple question. That question, not surprisingly for anyone who knows me, led to a series of additional questions. Somehow though, I wasn’t getting clear answers, so I asked the people around me the same question. The results...
Creating Family Intimacy

Creating Family Intimacy

What does “being intimate” mean to you? Is it the act of sex itself or all the little moments along the way? Intimacy, for me, is about how the other person makes you feel in a variety of ways and situations. There is more security and stability in little loving...
Is Monogamy Natural for Humans?

Is Monogamy Natural for Humans?

On a recent visit to my local library, I ended up in an unfamiliar aisle on a shortcut to somewhere else, and a book almost leapt off the shelf at me. The title all but screamed out, “Read me!” I looked at the books surrounding it and realized that I’d ended up in the...