Relationship

I Want Commitment, My Partner Doesn’t… What Do I Do?

What does commitment mean to you? Ideas and tips with Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: Road ballads, ladies and gentlemen, that take us into relationship advice. This is Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com. Cathy: This is Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: I'm driving. Cathy: We had someone write in and say, "Why won't my boyfriend commit? He says he loves me and I'm the kind of [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:09:38+00:00 June 8, 2015|Relationship Skills|

Is Hesitation An Invitation For Further Persuasion?

If someone hesitates when answering a question should you jump in and urge them to say yes? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: Is hesitation an invitation for further persuasion? This is Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: And this is Cathy Vartuli from http://TheIntimacyDojo.com. Cathy: I'm so glad you remember who I am. Reid: Thanks Cathy. Cathy: In our society, it is often seen that [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:13:37+00:00 June 5, 2015|Relationship Skills|

What If I’m Poly But My Friends and Co-Workers Don’t Know?

I'm afraid they'll think I'm cheating if they see me out on a date. What to do with Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: Road trip YouTube videos. What are we talking about today Cathy Vartuli of the Intimacy Dojo? Cathy: Dot com. Reid: Dot com. Cathy: And Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. We're talking about poly. Someone wrote in and said, "I'm poly, but I'm afraid [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:14:42+00:00 May 21, 2015|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

How Can I Receive Compliments Better?

Receiving compliments can be a challenge. How can you make it easier to accept compliments? A lot of people, especially women, are taught not to receive them very well. We're taught that if we say "Oh, thank you," that that will be kind of prideful or selfish - that we should not receive compliments. But it does hurt when you say something genuine to someone and they reject it. Join [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:18:16+00:00 May 13, 2015|Body Image, Flirting, Shame|

How Can I Share My STI / STD Test Results With My Partner?

How to make it seem normal to talk about STI testing which isn't in our society? Talking about things with your partner before you do them, can soften the blow. You don't want it to come as a surprise. Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share ways to tell your partner about your STI/STD results. Cathy: One of our listeners wrote in and said she [...]

By | 2016-01-05T06:12:12+00:00 May 10, 2015|Relationship Skills|

How Do You Avoid Dependency In A Relationship?

We’re all taught that we should avoid dependency in a relationship, that codependency is bad. What can you do to avoid that? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share more about this topic. Cathy: We're all taught that we should avoid dependency in a relationship, that it's bad, codependency is bad. What can you do to avoid that? This is Reid Mihalko [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:38:14+00:00 May 4, 2015|Dating, Energy, Relationship Skills|

Feeling Vulnerable Saying “I Love You”?

Do you ever wonder why is it so hard to say "I love you" and how can you get better at it? And, why do people make a war out of who says it first? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share how to say "I love you" easier. Cathy: We had a question from someone who watched our video on how to know [...]

By | 2016-01-05T06:11:52+00:00 April 28, 2015|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Shame|

Is My Partner A Good Fit For Me?

How do you know if someone is a good fit for you or not? Is it the circumstances you're in right now or are they just not a good fit? The main thing is when you're thinking about is this the tough time - has the relationship always been a tough time or are you just noticing that it's tougher than usual? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:43:55+00:00 April 25, 2015|Dating, Relationship Skills|

Mismatched or Different Sex Drives in a Relationship

When we're talking about issues of libido, we have to ask ourselves, if there've been any recent changes in ourselves, your lovers' lives that could be the cause of the decreased libido. The second thing to start looking at, then, is there something that's going on between you two relationship wise that you don't have matching libidos? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they talk about [...]

By | 2016-01-04T12:49:18+00:00 April 22, 2015|Dating, Energy, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

Not Meeting People You Want To Date?

Do think you're not meeting anyone you want to date, and that you are attracted to? Are you wondering if it's you? Do you fear that you're never going to meet anybody? Join relationship expert Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share ways to start meeting new people that you maybe would want to date. Cathy: Another person wrote in and said, "I just don't seem to be meeting anyone I [...]

By | 2016-01-05T09:47:12+00:00 April 19, 2015|Dating, Relationship Skills|