Monthly Archives: February 2017

How Do You Handle Risk (No Not The Board Game) … And How Can It Be Easier?

Without some risk or growth, life can be boring, but if risk seems terrifying, what can you do? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Cathy: Today, we're talking about risk. How do you handle it and how can it be easier for you? Reid: You mean the board game? Cathy: Yes, of course. Reid: I'm Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: I'm Cathy Vartuli from [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:48:43+00:00 February 27, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

What To Do When Your Partner Is Having A Hard Time

When your partner is going through a tough time, your relationship can be stressed and strained. Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share ideas and suggestions. Cathy: We have another comment from someone asking for help. Reid: Okay. Cathy:  His wife is going through some family stuff, and she's been really depressed. Every time he tries to talk to her about it, because their relationship is being [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:47:11+00:00 February 24, 2017|Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

I Think My Partner Is Moving Away

What can you do when it feels like someone is moving away from you and your relationship? Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share. Cathy: We had someone write to us and say that he's so in love with the woman he's with and he feels like he's losing her, and he wanted to know what to do. Do you have any suggestions? Reid: I do. [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:46:17+00:00 February 21, 2017|Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

What If I Never Fall (And Stay) In Love?

Relationships failing over and over again? Never getting really deep? What if there's something wrong? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Reid: Do you ever feel like you'll never fall in love, that you might be broken?  Cathy: That's a really scary feeling.  Reid: We had a question, some of you awesome folks and you're writing awesome questions, we want to encourage you. Can [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:45:18+00:00 February 18, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Afraid Your Partner Is Going To Abandon You? Does That Fear Create Tension In Your Relationship?

Fear of being left can be intense... And it can strain a perfectly healthy relationship. What can you do? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Cathy: How do you deal with major fears of abandonment? He left. The thing is this can bother and be part of a relationship in general. It can be big problem if you have fears of abandonment and they're [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:44:31+00:00 February 15, 2017|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Trauma|

Gossip and How To Deal With It

Being generous and nice to someone and then find out they're saying bad things behind your back? What do you do? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: We have writer write in. We love it when you write in because it gives us things should be used about. You do not want us just to sit here without anything to do. A little hands and [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:43:57+00:00 February 12, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Jealousy, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

What Do You Do When One Partner Wants Something and The Other Doesn’t?

How do you deal with the shame and social pressure and choose what's right for you? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: How do you deal with it when one partner wants something and the other partner doesn't? I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com.  Andi: I'm Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com.  Raj: I'm Raj, I'm married to Andi.  Cathy: It is a challenge when ... We're [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:42:29+00:00 February 9, 2017|Body Image, Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

How Does The Sex Positive Community React To Gender and Relationship Changes?

Even in a super supportive community, it can be challenging to change how we identify ourselves, either in relationships (opening up) or gender. How does it feel? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: Whether you're opening up your relationship or transitioning gender or whatever you are doing in your relationship how does that feel as part of the sex positive community, what are your [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:41:53+00:00 February 6, 2017|Body Image, Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

What If You And Your Partner Have Very Different Needs Around Play Parties?

What if you're shyer and don't want to jump in the middle of the pile? Or what if you do what to jump in the middle of the pile? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: What if you and your partner have very different needs about play parties, what you want to express, what you want to experience? It can be a challenge. What [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:41:04+00:00 February 3, 2017|Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|