Dating

Talking about STIs with Ashley Manta

Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Ashley Manta from http://www.AshleyManta.com talk about STDs and how it can appear like a relationship death sentence to some and how releasing shame and normalizing talking about STI status can improve your relationship. Reid Mihalko's Difficult Conversation Formula that we mentioned in the call is here: http://reidaboutsex.com/difficult-con... Here's the link to The Herpes Opportunity website: www.herpesopportunity.com and these are Adrial's two amazing handouts, one for [...]

By | 2016-01-06T08:43:45+00:00 June 14, 2014|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Shame|

Dealing With People Who Cut You Off, Or Won’t Stop Talking

Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share what to do, whether your lead workshops or in your personal life, when people cut you off or won't stop talking. Cathy: Are you ever in a situation where all of a sudden someone will ... Reid: Cut you off, and then keeps talking? Cathy: Yes. Reid: Yeah. Happens all the time. Cathy: (Laughs) It can be difficult [...]

By | 2015-12-22T21:50:57+00:00 June 12, 2014|Collaborators, Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills|

Resolving Disagreements With Your Partner

What do you do when your partner, friend, co-worker or family member feels strongly about a topic, and disagrees with you? This can cause fights and tension. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they give you tips and suggestions. Cathy: Hi, this is Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com. Reid: I'm Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: We all have friends, partners, lovers, coworkers who we may admire and [...]

By | 2016-04-18T10:41:05+00:00 June 8, 2014|Dating, Relationship Skills|

What To Do If Your Partner Isn’t Hard

Not to sure what to do in bed if your partner's penis isn't hard? Do you feel ashamed or embarrassed? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they discuss playing with penises if they aren't hard. Cathy: Hey everyone. Have you ever been in bed with someone and you weren't quite sure how to proceed. Maybe they weren't getting hard when you were playing [...]

By | 2016-01-06T08:47:09+00:00 June 6, 2014|Dating, Relationship Skills, Shame, Touch|

The Big O, and Goal Oriented Sex…How They Can Get In The Way of Deep Intimacy

Rather than focusing on the big O as a sign that you did a good job...try focusing on the connection and the joy. When we take the pressure off, and don't shame each other for not "getting there", we can be more present and enjoy ourselves a lot more. Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Ashely Manta from http://www.AshleyManta.com share. Cathy: If you read the latest addition of Cosmo, you'll see a [...]

By | 2016-01-06T08:48:42+00:00 June 4, 2014|Collaborators, Dating, Relationship Skills, Touch|

What To Do When Someone Is Really Clingy

Dealing with clingy people can be overwhelming and unsettling. Learn how to create boundaries, talk to people and upgrade your relationships. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they discuss dealing with clingy people in an empowered way. (Please note, we decided not to chop the beginning, and let you see how truly goofy Reid is!) Cathy: Luckily, I can edit these and chop off [...]

By | 2016-04-18T11:32:40+00:00 July 24, 2013|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills|

Delayed Ejaculation: Suggestions with Humor

If you have trouble ejaculating, or have a partner who does, this video will give you insights and ideas to help. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share ways to talk about delayed ejaculation and increase pleasure. Cathy: Hi, I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com. Reid: I'm Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: We have a video on premature ejaculation. Reid: It's really shitty. Cathy:  (Laughs) Oh my God! [...]

By | 2016-01-04T12:59:45+00:00 July 21, 2013|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Gender and Identity with Allison Moon

Allison Moon from http://www.LesbianWerewolves.com joins Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and about gender and identity. Cathy: Hey, everyone. This is Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com here with Allison Moon from http://LesbianWerewolves.com. So you teach some classes approach. Can you share a little bit for people that -- a lot of people think everything is very binary, and you're either male or female and you should be more to attract someone. And to [...]

By | 2016-01-07T09:35:38+00:00 June 21, 2013|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

As A Woman Who Likes Women…What Is Your Favorite Thing About A Vulva?

Allison Moon from http://www.LesbianWerewolves.com joins Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and shares what she most likes about vulvas... learn more here! Cathy: Hey, everyone. This is Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com, and I'm here today with Allison Moon from http://LesbianWerewolves.com. Hey, Allison! Allison: Hi! How it's going? Cathy: Good! I'm so glad you're here with us. Allison: I'm glad I'm here too. Cathy: So as a woman who likes women, can you [...]

By | 2016-01-06T08:57:32+00:00 June 19, 2013|Body Image, Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Having a Safer Elevator Speech In An Existing Relationship

Cathy: We just did a video on having a safer sex elevator speech on your date. But if you've been in a relationship for a while, you may feel really awkward to bring it up. You've already been sleeping together. You're already together. You're like if I bring it up, they might think I don't trust them. There's all kinds of fears that can come up. So how can you [...]

By | 2016-01-06T10:23:00+00:00 June 11, 2013|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|