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Transitioning Gender? How Do People React In Mainstream Communities?

When you're transitioning your gender, how do people react? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: When you're transitioning gender, what are other people's reactions when you're in the mainstream? I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com.  Andi: I'm Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com.  Raj: I'm Raj. I'm married to Andi.  Cathy: Thanks for being here. You're transitioning your gender?  Andi: Yes.  Cathy: I'm curious for both of [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:54:27+00:00 March 11, 2017|Body Image, Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

How Do You Know Who Has Bandwidth For Listening And Support?

Sharing helps so much. How do you if they have room to listen and hear your vulnerable sharing? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com and Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: So we just answered the question about someone who’d shared vulnerably have been judged by her family or husband. There are times when sharing vulnerably especially if you’re going through a lot. Reid: And if you didn’t see that video, they [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:50:31+00:00 March 5, 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|

How Do You Handle Risk (No Not The Board Game) … And How Can It Be Easier?

Without some risk or growth, life can be boring, but if risk seems terrifying, 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: Today, we're talking about risk. How do you handle it and how can it be easier for you? Reid: You mean the board game? Cathy: Yes, of course. Reid: I'm Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com. Cathy: I'm Cathy Vartuli from [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:48:43+00:00 February 27, 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|

I Think My Partner Is Moving Away

What can you do when it feels like someone is moving away from you and your relationship? Join Reid Mihalko from http://www.ReidAboutSex.com and Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com as they share. Cathy: We had someone write to us and say that he's so in love with the woman he's with and he feels like he's losing her, and he wanted to know what to do. Do you have any suggestions? Reid: I do. [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:46:17+00:00 February 21, 2017|Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

What Do You Do When One Partner Wants Something and The Other Doesn’t?

How do you deal with the shame and social pressure and choose what's right for you? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: How do you deal with it when one partner wants something and the other partner doesn't? I'm Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com.  Andi: I'm Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com.  Raj: I'm Raj, I'm married to Andi.  Cathy: It is a challenge when ... We're [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:42:29+00:00 February 9, 2017|Body Image, Dating, Energy, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks|

How Does The Sex Positive Community React To Gender and Relationship Changes?

Even in a super supportive community, it can be challenging to change how we identify ourselves, either in relationships (opening up) or gender. How does it feel? With Cathy Vartuli from http://www.TheIntimacyDojo.com, Andi Cortland from http://www.LevelUpSex.com and Raj. Cathy: Whether you're opening up your relationship or transitioning gender or whatever you are doing in your relationship how does that feel as part of the sex positive community, what are your [...]

By | 2016-09-23T14:41:53+00:00 February 6, 2017|Body Image, Dating, Flirting, Relationship Skills, Sex Geeks, Shame|

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|

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|