Self-expression

How Do You Deal With Haters? And Herpes Not A Big Deal?!

Someone calling you a wacko? And saying you're way off track? What can you do? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Reid: Hate mail, hate mail, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when the haters come for you? Okay, so this really isn't necessarily hate mail ...  Cathy: Well, calling us "fucking wackos" is a little bit unpleasant.  Reid: Well, we're a little bit [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:55:52+00:00 March 17, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Jealousy, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Trauma|

In a Poly Relationship and Not Sure How To Set Boundaries Around Flirting?

Is it ok for people to flirt with your partner, if you're in a poly relationship, in a monogamous situation? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: Cathy Vartuli from Intimacy Dojo. Reading one of our amazing watcher/listeners comments. Oh, I spit everywhere. Cathy: Someone wrote and said, “Hi Cathy, I’ve been watching you and Reid’s video for the past three months and I’m grateful for [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:55:12+00:00 March 14, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Building Community to Make Life More Fun: Sex Geeks Community

It can be hard to find like minded people to share and co-create with. Building community can make life lots more fun. Kate McCombs from http://www.SexGeekdom.com, Ashley Manta from http://www.AshleyManta.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com share tips and their experiences. Cathy: So if you watched our last video, we're talking about collaboration and how much fun it is to work with other people. If you feel kind of isolated and [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:49:29+00:00 March 2, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

What To Do When Your Partner Is Having A Hard Time

When your partner is going through a tough time, your relationship can be stressed and strained. Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share ideas and suggestions. Cathy: We have another comment from someone asking for help. Reid: Okay. Cathy:  His wife is going through some family stuff, and she's been really depressed. Every time he tries to talk to her about it, because their relationship is being [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:47:11+00:00 February 24, 2017|Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

What If I Never Fall (And Stay) In Love?

Relationships failing over and over again? Never getting really deep? What if there's something wrong? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Reid: Do you ever feel like you'll never fall in love, that you might be broken?  Cathy: That's a really scary feeling.  Reid: We had a question, some of you awesome folks and you're writing awesome questions, we want to encourage you. Can [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:45:18+00:00 February 18, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Afraid Your Partner Is Going To Abandon You? Does That Fear Create Tension In Your Relationship?

Fear of being left can be intense... And it can strain a perfectly healthy relationship. What can 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 deal with major fears of abandonment? He left. The thing is this can bother and be part of a relationship in general. It can be big problem if you have fears of abandonment and they're [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:44:31+00:00 February 15, 2017|Dating, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Trauma|

Gossip and How To Deal With It

Being generous and nice to someone and then find out they're saying bad things behind your back? What do you do? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Reid: We have writer write in. We love it when you write in because it gives us things should be used about. You do not want us just to sit here without anything to do. A little hands and [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:43:57+00:00 February 12, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Jealousy, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

What If You And Your Partner Have Very Different Needs Around Play Parties?

What if you're shyer and don't want to jump in the middle of the pile? Or what if you do what to jump in the middle of the pile? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: What if you and your partner have very different needs about play parties, what you want to express, what you want to experience? It can be a challenge. What [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:41:04+00:00 February 3, 2017|Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

If Relationships Aren’t “Forever” How Does That Change The Nature of Relationships?

Changing the parameters of what we expect from relationships can bring freedom... But it can also rewrite the rules of relationships. What's important going forward? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and http://SexGeekSummerCamp.com. Cathy: Someone wrote in and said, "Should we stop seeing relationships as made for life? What's the alternative in terms of the conditions of relationships? How do we define the future of the [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:40:18+00:00 January 31, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

Jealousy Explained

Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.ThrivingNow.com (and founder of http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com) discuss the different aspects of jealousy and how understanding the "8-arms" of jealousy can add ease and deepen connection. Cathy: This is Cathy Vartuli from http://ThrivingNow.com. I'm here with Reid Mihalko from http://ReidAboutSex.com. We're talking about jealousy. Reid: This is video three. There are two other videos if you have not seen them. Cathy: They stand alone, [...]

By | 2016-09-08T06:37:57+00:00 January 31, 2017|Dating, Flirting, Jealousy, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|