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I’m Poly And Kinky, My Partner Isn’t, What Do I Do?

You're polyamorous, but your partner is not, and he doesn't have the same sex drive as you do. Basicaly you're dating people that are not your species? Can Poly/Mono relationship work or is it time to pull the plug? Here relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com will give advice on what to do in this kind of situation. Cathy: One of our viewers wrote in and said, "I'm polyamorous, [...]

By | 2015-12-23T12:13:28+00:00 March 26, 2015|Sex Geeks|

If You Want To Be More Powerful …How Can You Still Leave Space For Other People?

There's an assumption that, if you're powerful, then somehow you're not going to notice people. We tend to think that power is automatically reckless or the worry there is that it's going to be reckless. If you want to be a more powerful person, how can you do it without trampling other people, still being aware of other people and giving space for other people to have their needs and wants too? Join [...]

By | 2016-01-06T09:37:28+00:00 March 23, 2015|Energy, Relationship Skills|

In The Mood For Connection… How Can You Invite Your Partner?

If you're in the mood to be really intimate, connected with your partner, not necessarily sexual, but just connected, present, and your partner's not in the mood, how can you start a conversation maybe to invite them to step into it with you? Hear what relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com have to say about this. Cathy: If you're in the mood to be really intimate, connected [...]

By | 2016-01-06T09:39:51+00:00 March 20, 2015|Energy, Relationship Skills|

Is The Withdrawal Method Effective?

If you're having a condomless sex, you are exposing yourself, or increasing the risk because of exposure to catching certain STDs or STIs whichever way you want to use the lingo. Withdrawal does not increase ... it increases your chances of being exposed to everything basically. That's not good for any kind of safer sex. But for contraception reasons, is withdrawal method really effective or should you avoid it? Join [...]

By | 2016-04-13T11:32:37+00:00 March 17, 2015|Sex Geeks|

My Partner Is Being Too Gentle In Bed…

Would you like your partner to be a little rougher, aggressive, more physical during  sex? Is your partner afraid of hurting you, and treating you like you're glass? Hear what relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com have to say about how to communicate with your partner, so he understands that it would be pleasurable for you, and he's not going to hurt you. Cathy: Someone wrote in and said, "I'd like my boyfriend [...]

By | 2016-01-06T08:19:23+00:00 March 14, 2015|Sex Geeks, Touch|

Question: I Heard That Anal Sex Is Bad For You…

Some say that the anus is not meant for receiving penetration and that having anal sex would lead to incontinence were you wouldn't be able to refrain from pulling yourself. Is that true? Hear what relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com have to say about anal sex. Cathy: One of our viewers wrote in and said that as a pre-med student in medical science field that they had been [...]

By | 2016-01-04T12:56:09+00:00 March 11, 2015|Sex Geeks|

Tips to Change Your Mental and Emotional State

You're on your way home from work and you're really frustrated. It's a really special night. You really want to be there for your partner and yet, you have road rage. What do you do? How do you change your focus and your state? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share ways to change your mental and emotional state. Cathy: You're on your [...]

By | 2016-01-06T09:43:17+00:00 March 8, 2015|Relationship Skills|

Tried Something New and Hated It?? Your Partner Wants To Do It Again?!

What do you do if you tried something with your partner, and you didn't enjoy it at all. You also don't have the desire to do it again, and your partner won't let it go.  Something like this might happen in the bedroom or in the relationship in general. Hear what relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com have to say about that. Cathy: What do you do if you tried [...]

By | 2016-01-05T07:50:21+00:00 March 5, 2015|Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Want To De-Escalate A Relationship? How Do You Slow Thing Down?

If you're hanging out with someone and you're both using skill sets that create warmth and connection, it's really easy to get deeper than you first planned. In these kind of moments it's better not to just dump the relationship and run if you can help it. It is good to know where the breaks are at all times. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share what to [...]

By | 2016-04-13T08:15:27+00:00 March 2, 2015|Dating, Relationship Skills|

What Do You Do If You Lied And Don’t Know How To Clean It Up?

What do you do if you lied? You blurted out a lie without meaning to and then you're afraid to take it back and you're not really sure there's safe space to do so. What can you do? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share thoughts about how to clean up your lie. Cathy: Another viewer wrote in and said what do you [...]

By | 2016-01-06T09:46:23+00:00 February 27, 2015|Relationship Skills|