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What If Your Potential Partner Has Herpes?

A lot of people are nervous about connecting with people with herpes. Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share. Cathy: Hi Reid. One of our listeners asked, is it safe to be involved with someone with herpes? Reid: I'm Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com Reid: Is it safe? Cathy: Well, it is true that our culture makes ... Reid: That was a shout [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:30:52+00:00 January 14, 2017|Body Image, Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame, Trauma|

What Do You Do When You Realize What You’ve Been Teaching Is Wrong?!

Its a horrible feeling. You've been confidently teaching what you thought was great advice... And wham! You find out its wrong. What do you do? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Reid: What do you do when you realize what you're teaching is wrong? I love that. I love being wrong. Cathy: This is Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Sex Geek Summer Camp Reid: [...]

By | 2016-09-22T15:33:19+00:00 December 12, 2016|Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

I Want To Shoot Videos But I’m Running Into Resistance…

How do you face your fears and do it anyway in front of a video camera? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Cathy: All right, so we were talking to people that want to shoot videos because they were inspired at Sex Geek Summer Camp and want to get their message out. Reid Mihalko from Sex Geek Summer Camp and http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli [...]

By | 2016-01-08T09:35:08+00:00 December 8, 2016|Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

What Do You Do When Your Friends and Family Are Ashamed Of Your Sex Positive Work?

It can be challenging enough to do this work! What about when people shame you around what you do? What do 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 handle it when your family and friends don't support the work you do around sex education? When they think it might be shameful or really just not okay? Reid: And they [...]

By | 2016-09-22T15:30:43+00:00 December 6, 2016|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame, Touch|

Releasing Resistance to Shooting Videos

How can you release resistance to shooting videos? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and http://www.ThrivingNow.com. Some of you wrote in and said, “How you’re having resistance to shooting the videos?” I thought I’d offer, if you want it, some tapping to help you get pass the blocks. The hamsters can get really loud and I usually notice that it get loud as when I move in toward in something that [...]

By | 2016-01-08T09:35:31+00:00 December 5, 2016|Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

What If You Discover Your Sexual Identity Is Very Different Than You Thought?

If your sexual identity changes, it can effect your relationship. How can you deal with it? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: So what do you do when you discover your sexuality or your sexual expression with someone isn't what you thought it was, after you thought you had it all figured out? I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com.  Andi: I'm Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com. [...]

By | 2016-09-22T15:06:39+00:00 November 3, 2016|Body Image, Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

Afraid of Discussing Sex? What If You Have a Sex-Positive Business?

How can you be empowered about discussing sex when you feel frightened and ashamed to talk about sex in public? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, and Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com. Cathy: What if you're ashamed to use the word sex or talk about intimacy? What if you're afraid of it? I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com.  Andi: I'm Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com.  Cathy: Thank you for sharing this. I went through [...]

By | 2016-09-22T15:03:44+00:00 October 25, 2016|Event, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

When Can Disappointment and Grief Be Triggered By Childhood Experiences?

Sometimes emotional pain can hit us out of the blue... And seem way out of line with the intensity we might expect. Sometimes that's because the disappointment is resonating with something from your childhood. What do you do? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Cathy: Dealing with the grief of disappointment. How do you do it? This is Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com.  Reid: This [...]

By | 2016-09-19T14:31:11+00:00 October 1, 2016|Dating, Flirting, Jealousy, Relationship Skills, Shame|

How Do You Handle Disappointment In The Bedroom?

Disappointment sucks. In the bedroom it can bring debilitating shame. What can you do and how can you handle it?     With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Reid: Disappointment and ponies. Video number four. This one's about disappointment in bed. I'm Reid Milhako from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: Cathy Vartulli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com. We are not talking about sleeping with ponies, not that we judge anybody [...]

By | 2016-09-19T06:34:17+00:00 September 19, 2016|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame, Uncategorized|

If You Don’t Want To Have Sex With Your Partner… Should You?

Do you tell your partner if you're not in the mood to have sex? Find out with Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: Welcome back. Or if this is the first video that you are watching. Welcome for the first time.  Cathy: We are talking about how you can talk to your partner about not wanting to have sex, and do it in the most loving way [...]

By | 2016-01-04T09:33:49+00:00 June 24, 2016|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|