Sexual Health

Supporting Loved Ones Through Addiction

The phrase, and common metaphor, “put your mask on before you help those around you” is used for frequently for a reason, you cannot help the people in your life unless you yourself are okay. When supporting a loved one through addiction and recovery, this analogy is really important to adhere to in order to …

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Has the pandemic affected your relationship?

The moment we find ourselves in has been tremendously difficult, especially as we continue to experience unforeseen loss or change. Our relationships in particular can be an area in our lives in which we find ourselves in new situations with our partners that we never expected. This can look like being home with your partner …

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True Intimacy is in Emotional Safety

As your relationship with your chosen significant other develops and progresses, you may encounter rough patches, moments where you feel frustrated or misunderstood by your partner. You might even feel like your attraction and intimacy with your partner has suffered and isn’t what it used to be. In those moments, remember that this is a …

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Conflict is the gateway to intimacy

The transition all couples face in the course of the relationship is learning how to express and communicate emotions to one another, especially when conflict occurs. In order to engage in emotional intimacy after conflict, it is key to validate the emotions that you and your partner are experiencing throughout the conflict. When conflict occurs, …

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