Safer Sex Elevator Speech On The Third Date? When To Bring This Up

Ever wonder how to have "The Talk" with your date? Reid and Cathy discuss when to share the safer sex elevator speech. Discussing safer sex issues and concerns can bring a lot of ease to a new or an established connection, and sets the groundwork for talking about challenging things. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from and Cathy Vartuli from as they discuss the Safer Sex Elevator Speech. [...]

By | 2016-01-06T10:20:52+00:00 June 16, 2014|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Talking about STIs with Ashley Manta

Cathy Vartuli from and Ashley Manta from 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: Here's the link to The Herpes Opportunity website: 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 and Cathy Vartuli from 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|

3 Ways To Be Authentically Sexier This Summer

Tired of Cosmo and surface changes that leave you feeling empty? Cathy Vartuli from and Ashley Manta from share how NOT to do it the Cosmo way, but rather how to create true sexiness and confidence this summer. Cathy: Hello everyone.  I'm Cathy Vartuli from and I'm here with Ashley Manta from We're talking about body image and three ways that you can help yourself feel [...]

By | 2016-01-06T08:54:51+00:00 May 28, 2014|Body Image, Flirting, Relationship Skills|

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 and Cathy Vartuli from 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 and Cathy Vartuli from as they share ways to talk about delayed ejaculation and increase pleasure. Cathy: Hi, I'm Cathy Vartuli from Reid: I'm Reid Mihalko from 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|

Impulse Control We’re Not In 7th Grade

Cathy: Hey everyone. You may not realize this but we're not in 7th grade anymore and it is okay to feel attraction to someone and we probably won't explode. Reid: You probably won't hit somebody with your lunchbox because you like them and in 7th grade when we had no impulse control for the most part... Cathy: And all these hormones surging through our bodies... Reid: And just felt weird [...]

By | 2016-01-06T09:00:12+00:00 June 7, 2013|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills|

Why is Vulnerability Vital to Intimacy?

Why is Vulnerability Vital to Intimacy? Get the deep, meaningful relationships by being authentic and transparent. Learn why and how you can share more of the REAL you! Cathy: We're here today talking about vulnerability. Hi, Reid. Reid: Hi, Cathy. Cathy: And vulnerability is really important for intimacy. Reid: It is? Cathy: Yeah. Reid: It is. It's wicked important, super important. Cathy: Without being able to be vulnerable, we can't [...]

By | 2016-01-06T11:58:46+00:00 March 4, 2013|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills|

Afraid of Attraction or Arousal? We’re Not in 7th Grade Anymore!

Are you afraid of other people's attraction? Or your own arousal? Most of us can actually control ourselves. You can upgrade your beliefs and feel more confident with yourself and others. Reid Mihalko from and Cathy Vartuli from share tips and approaches to help you appreciate your pre-frontal cortex! Cathy: Are you still afraid of attraction? A lot of us are. We're taught when we're young that we [...]

By | 2016-04-13T08:55:55+00:00 February 13, 2013|Dating, Flirting|