This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Sex & DisabilityIn this clip Wintersong discusses various ways to get the same feeling of an activity with a partner without adverse effects by carefully selecting the right equipment. They give several examples of ways that creative exploration can work around the limitations of a […]
This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Sex & DisabilityIn a previous clip Wintersong talked about various questions for a partner to ask a potential playmate with a disability. But what should the person with the disability be prepared to discuss? This clip covers how to address some of the specifics as […]
“What? Why would anyone want to do that? That’s sick!” Those are the words that strike fear and shame into the hearts of many people who might dare to share with their lovers certain fantasies that fall outside the “normal” range of sex. The problem is, there’s not really a truly “normal” range – if […]
“Open relationship.” “Non-monogamous.” “Polyamory.” These are all buzzwords that have been in the media more and more in the past few years. High-profile celebrities like Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith or Tilda Swinton have openly admitted to having non-traditional relationships; television shows like “Sister Wives” have sensationalized the idea. That’s the media, though. What does it […]
This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Amp it UpAnticipation and spontaneity can juice up your sex life in surprising ways. Looking forward to your lover’s touch, the sight of their body, the kinds of things you do together – that enriches what Ducky calls the “sexual imagination.” Spontaneity, on the other […]
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Slut Tips with Reid MihalkoReid Mihalko begins his discussion on tips for sluts – to help reduce emotional drama and upset – during this six-minute, part-one video. He suggests group sexual activities, carefully designed one-on-one experiences, clear communication, and more. Stay tuned for additional insights […]
This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Key Principles of TantraIn this clip Mark and Patricia explain an essential concept of tantra: having reverence for your partner. This kind of support and respect can help you bring pleasure to your partner and, more than that, Mark explains that the effects can go […]
A Guide to Great Sex, Emotional Intimacy, and Long-Term Love Partners in Passion by Patricia Johnson and Mark Michaels is the definitive book on how to build and sustain incredible sex and deep emotional connection for a lifetime. Partners in Passion themselves, authors Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson provide readers with a fun step-by-step […]
This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Sex & DisabilityIn this clip Wintersong talks about finding the positive aspects of playing with a disability. While the focus is on the more kinky aspects of sexuality, it’s easy to extrapolate to the simple act of sex. For example, a person with fibromyalgia was […]
In this clip Dr. Jenn explains how the mindfulness she’s outlined before can be directly applied to communicating with your partner. It helps you identify automatic patterns, both in yourself and them. It can also give you the tools of presence and attention that can change the way you interact for the better.
Dr. Ruthie lays out four concrete steps towards getting past the stress and into the sex with this clip. She talks about communicating and acknowledging both the good and the hard parts of your sex lives, as well as the importance of individual identities while being part of a sexual team. This is the wrap […]
Kitty Stryker begins her reflections on discussing kink with your partner(s) during this six-minute video. She underscores how NOT to talk about kink and recommends ways to help make your conversations safer, easier, and more effective. Kitty shares additional insights – the do’s – in her upcoming clip.
Jacq Jones lays it out for straight men in terms of the best way to please their partner: learn to communicate. More than size, technique, or any fancy toys, learning how your partner is aroused and sexually satisfied is the one sure way to a better love life. Jacq recommends several ways to do this, […]
Andre Shakti and Dylan Ryan talk frankly about the difficulties that can arise when you are trying to talk about pornography with your partner. They give many precious bits of advice on how to keep an open mind and a loving heart as you work to get past the cultural stigma and listen to what […]
Dr. Ruthie explains in this clip that many of the same stresses you face in everyday life can impact your sex life as well. She mentions examples like career and the kind of bickering that can develop in a relationship, then suggests several techniques for overcoming these stressors with your partner.
In this clip Jacq Jones reminds you that monogamy does not automatically mean anything goes – in fact, consent is more important than ever! She goes on to encourage people to look for the areas of enthusiastic consent, and gives advice on how to honor that consent and create a safe space for a relationship to grow.
It can be hard to figure out how body language and physical cues affirm or deny the creation of consent. Kitty Stryker explains how to navigate this gray area more effectively by being sensitive to each other and also not being afraid to ask when in doubt. This clip is filled with a lot of […]
Andre Shakti and Dylan Ryan use this clip to model an example of how a woman might tell her husband about her interest in porn. They show how using non-judgmental and supportive language can help create more intimacy. They also stress that being open about your own insecurities is a key way to deal with […]
While the idea of “two becoming one” is romantic, Dr. Ruthie explains that it may not be the most stable way to nurture a relationship. Instead, she suggests a “triangle” made up of the two individuals and the relationship itself, with all being nurtured and supported together. This gives you a team to make it […]
Kelly Shibari makes a very clear list of the right and wrong things to do and say when your partner is gaining weight. These can be more subtle than you’d think, including the fact that the issue should be faced together as partners. Kelly gives concrete communication tools as well so that you can be […]