Intimacy

I'm Not Gay But I'd Like To Have An Intimate Relationship With A Man

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

For me, as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse in which the perpetrators were male, the issue is further complicated. I've struggled with revealing my thoughts and emotions to other men, and when I do, it's generally camouflaged by using jokes. Women typically build relationships based on social connectivity while men build them based on shared activity or goal orientation.

As a Widow, I Miss Touch More Than Sex

Joan Sutton | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Living
Joan Sutton

Couples who live together in intimacy take for granted the many times in a day when they touch each other, from bumping into one another in the bathroom, to fingertips brushing over a coffee cup or one cold foot seeking out the warmer one under the blanket.

Revitalize Your Relationship -- Take Our One-Week Challenge

Susan Valentine | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Living
Susan Valentine

Want to really rev up your relationship? Even your life? Step it up for our one-week relationship challenge. We challenge you to embrace your relationship as the most important thing in your life. The most interesting thing is that if you and your partner meet this challenge, you'll find your own needs met in a way that doesn't happen when you're both optimizing for yourselves.

Moving Through Grief to the Self-Pity Stage

Joan Sutton | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Living
Joan Sutton

By now, most people recognize that the stages of grief outlined in the Kubler-Ross model are not a map. Each of us walks that lonely road in our own way. ut there is one aspect of grief that no one talks about, because it isn't "nice." But, let's be blunt: some part of grief is just plain feeling sorry for yourself.

Tips For Bringing Sex Back into Your Relationship

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

Couples with young children frequently walk into my office a few years into parenting admitting that they don't have sex often enough. So, how do we increase the amount of intimacy in our relationships when we have so little time? The following are a few ideas on how to make it happen.

Eight Common Sex Problems and How to Solve Them

Debra Macleod | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada
Debra Macleod

The truth is, both men and women tend to complain about the same things when it comes to sex, particularly when they're in a long-term relationship. Here are eight of the most common complaints I hear from couples, along with suggestions to turn a partner's frown upside down.

The One Thing I Want Most In My Next Partner

Delaine Moore | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Living
Delaine Moore

I've always yearned to lie beside the man I love and discuss a good book. To me, the mere idea of it feels romantic. Intimate. Even arousing.

Kissing For The World: The Best Lip Locks In Public

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Living

No matter how lovestruck a couple might be, there's an important divide that comes up rather quickly in a relationship -- to kiss in public, or keep a...

The Four Faces of Intimacy

Beverley Golden | Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada Living
Beverley Golden

What does intimacy mean to you? Sexual intimacy is probably the most stereotypical and most familiar definition of the word in modern society. But most people want more than just the act of sex -- they want some depth.

Addicted to Porn

Josey Vogels | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Living
Josey Vogels

Like any other "addiction," I think a porn or sex addiction has more to do with our own abilities to cope and achieve healthy, interpersonal sexual and emotional relationships.

Put Sizzle Back Into Your Relationship (Without Sex?!)

Pega Ren | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Living
Pega Ren

I can teach you how to turn your hum-drum sex life and your lukewarm connection into a relationship that will deeply satisfy you both. Step one: be clear that this is not about sex -- and mean it.

Relationship Advice: Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Colette Kenney | Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada
Colette Kenney

I've always believed that relationships are the best spiritual practice we could ever engage in. Just like I've demonstrated above, we trigger each other and show each other where we most need to grow.