Intimate love'

Touch your partner for greater health and happiness

Touch your partner for greater health and happiness

Many partners who feel insufficiently close to their mates experience loneliness, isolation, helplessness and even despair about restoring their connection bond. They often suffer in silence, then attempt to talk to their partner, perhaps temporarily succeeding [...]

Words of love are great aphrodisiacs

Words of love are great aphrodisiacs

The search for increased passion and sexual arousal has spanned centuries. People sought substances, potions, foods, scents, herbs, plants, magical preparations, drugs and a variety of formulas as sources for intensified sexual cravings and potency. Though [...]

How to balance intimacy and autonomy in your relationship

How to balance intimacy and autonomy in your relationship

A common relationship difficulty for couples is managing the balance between their need for connection versus their need for autonomy. Partners want to be both attached to their mate as well as detached for self-identity. How [...]

You fell out of love? Get back into it

You fell out of love? Get back into it

“I love you, but I am not in love with you” is a common opening statement for couples in distress. The speaker says it haltingly and seems apologetic for his/her unfortunate emotional state and its potentially [...]

Does humor enhance relationships?

Does humor enhance relationships?

When singles are asked to list the desired traits of their future mate, a good sense of humor is rated very high among the ranked attributes. Professional counselors also believe that a good sense of humor [...]

You can improve your sexual intimacy

You can improve your sexual intimacy

A common complaint of one or both partners in a committed relationship is that their sexual connection is no longer what it used to be. Improving your sexual intimacy is possible and multifaceted. Several key factors [...]

How to recoup intimacy in your relationship

How to recoup intimacy in your relationship

Even happily married people note periods in their relationship that are not sufficiently intimate. Others feel that the deep, close connection they used to have has been permanently lost and keep yearning for the tender bond [...]

Intimacy sometimes eludes gentle couples

Intimacy sometimes eludes gentle couples

One would expect that marital harmony would be common among couples who are both gentle and conflict- avoidant. For many that is true. Yet, some sweet people who appear to others to live in blissful harmony [...]