Dr. Ruthie continues to explain how couples can work through difficulties such as power imbalances and respect and esteem issues. She gives some concrete tools such as the “Awesome/Appreciation” technique for couples to share at the end of the day.
In this clip Kelly Shibari tackles a tricky situation: how can a couple get through the awkwardness that sometimes occurs when one partner gains significant weight? She talks about how attraction and arousal can change (or not) and brings it back around to the idea of communication and honesty being the best way to strengthen [...]
Jacq Jones offers a plethora of ideas for keeping the sexy magic going strong in your long-term relationship in part one of this series. As usual, it all starts with communication, but the way you tell your lover what you want can drastically improve your chances of making it happen. With ideas like the “compliment [...]
Kelly Shibari goes deeper into the language and feelings of plus-size sexuality. She focuses on the ways that larger people can communicate their comfort levels and desires with their partners, and how to give constructive feedback when a correction might be needed. Her friendly and open style of teaching makes this touchy subject accessible for [...]
In Part 2 of the series on getting your needs met through negotiation, Sabrina Morgan models a few of the ways that tools of communication can help decipher the needs that are masked by fears and vice versa. She gives concrete examples, as well as general principles, for improving the way you and your partner [...]
Kelly Shibari explains how the language you use in relationships with plus-size women (and, to some extent, men) can be triggering if done poorly. Some people are fine with words like “fat” and “chubby”, but not everyone. She recommends some alternatives (like the comedic “fluffy”) and also stresses that it’s important to interact with people [...]
Dr. Ruthie tackles one of the more complex issues that can come up when you’re trying to rekindle that dating spirit with your spouse. What if you’ve had a bad day? What if there are issues and arguments from everyday life? Keeping them from encroaching on the special date time is an essential part of [...]
In part 2, Harold, Evoë, and Bliss continue to discuss the different ways that sounds can be inspired by sexual activity. They also come up with several ways that you can try and develop your own ability to make noise and express yourself during lovemaking. There is an exciting preview of the next clip, where [...]
Evöe Thorne and Harold Henry get into the deeper meaning of consent, especially when negotiating with a new partner. Aside from being essential, it can be a tricky thing to manage without alienating the other person. They show several techniques such as the “redirect” to illustrate how consent can be created and enjoyed as part [...]
Sinnamon Love helps guys navigate the tricky waters of choosing porn to share with their partners. She warns that just showing what you like may not be the best way to introduce her to the world of porn if she’s not familiar with it. Instead Sinnamon offers some suggestions of places to go and types [...]
Jacq Jones dispels the myth that porn watching is an unhealthy sign in a relationship. While there may be some concerns – such as when it hinders communication or fosters secrecy – pornography can also simply be a healthy part of a person’s fantasy and masturbatory life. Jacq also has some suggestions for how to find [...]
Jacq Jones of Sugar in Baltimore gives some very practical advice for keeping the passion alive in long term relationships. Identifying the things that bring people together in the first place, the fun sexy “new-relationship-energy”, she points out practical methods for re-igniting that feeling. Jacq emphasizes the necessity for things like one-on-one “fun” time, focus, [...]
Will Fredericks continues to explain the interconnection between desire, intimacy, and sex in relationships in this clip. He describes the way intimacy is different than desire – it’s about your relationship with others and the ways they know things about you. Intimacy in different levels is something you have with everyone you interact with and [...]
Dr. Ruthie helps increase the intimate connection between couples by highlighting “silly” behavior and public displays of affection. These little shared moments can do a lot to bring and keep a couple together, and she suggests ways to get past the self-consciousness and really express your feelings for your partner.
In part one of this two-part video, Sabrina Morgan lays out the various parts of getting what you want out of a relationship. More than just needs, there are also desires, fears, and limits involved, and she offers some ways to be able to tell the differences between them. Sabrina also offers concrete methods for [...]
Harold Henry reveals the secret of getting laid in this clip…and it turns out to not be very complicated. Clear and honest communication, he says, are key and being the kind of pushy predator that the mainstream media promotes won’t get you anywhere. He stresses several other qualities that can be developed and increase the [...]
Will Fredericks explains why desire can be one of the key qualities to develop in your relationship. He acknowledges that finding what your desire is, what your partner desires, and then letting that fuel the passion between you is not always easy, but it is essential. Will shows you some ways to accomplish it.
This is the clip where Jacq Jones reveals the “magic button” for great sex: communication. However, while it’s magic, it’s not easy. So Jacq takes the time to give some examples and techniques of how to both figure out what your partner wants and also how to let him know what you need for a happy [...]
Dr. Ruthie talks about another aspect of rekindling the romance in your lovemaking with this clip: taking a teenage attitude towards sex. She explains why the stereotypical teen seems to have an inexhaustible supply of sexual energy and why that changes when we mature in relationships. She then gives step-by-step physical and emotional steps to [...]
Evoë, Bliss, and Harold all go from the theory to the practice of making noise by demonstrating a truly astonishing variety of sounds in these two clips. They also discuss the theory behind connecting your breath and body to the noises you make and the ways that it can combine with expression to improve communication [...]
Dr. Ruthie explains how it may not be enough just to make time to date your spouse: you need to come at the situation with a whole new attitude. She suggests several ways to help you see each other in entirely new ways to rekindle attraction and helps you use that as material to fuel [...]
James Darling and Tina Horn demonstrate how to establish consent and to communicate during foreplay and sex during this eleven-minute video. They use short and simple verbal communication techniques to help facilitate some very hot sex! James and Tina debrief their experience during the final few minutes as well.