from Pure Romance Sex is an expression of intimacy, but it takes much more than sex to create intimacy – and in turn, a healthy relationship. Here are 4 simple tips to get you started. People often use the words “sex” and “intimacy” interchangeably, just as they would “sex” and “intercourse.” Don’t believe us? Just […]
Esther Perel conducts research around the world on how couples can cultivate long-term sexual relationships. She says in her TED Talk that sustaining desire in a committed relationship comes down to reconciling our need for security and our need for adventure into one relationship.
Respond to the following questions individually and then share your responses with your partner. 1. What things am I aware of that make me feel close and intimate with my partner? 2. What things am I aware of that hinder our intimacy? 3. What things am I aware of that are definite barriers to our […]
by Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune Couples can be forgiven for not knowing whether to give chores the side-eye or the come-hither. A new study says that dividing them evenly — particularly child-care responsibilities — leads to a better sex life and all-around happier marriage. Still, a big, splashy New York Times magazine piece last year […]
by Tony & Alisa Making love with your spouse is one of the most personal and meaningful acts you do together. The closeness, touches, foreplay and connection gives each of you the opportunity to steal away and experience a bond that is unlike any other. The most intimate times are when you both take off […]
By The Intimate Couple Intimacy and sleep experts alike agree on this advice: your bed should be reserved for two things, and they both start with an ‘s’, sleep and sex. Sleep affects your sex, and vice versa! Not only should the bed be reserved for these two activities, but the quality of each positively […]