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Happy Pride!

HAPPY PRIDE MONTH Y’ALL!!  Around the world, June is Pride Month for LGBT+ community.  I hope that you’ve had the chance to celebrate yourself or loved ones everyday this year, but also hope that you have the time to do so publicly this month with all the Pride Celebrations that are taking place! 

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June Position of the Month: From Our Certified Sex Therapist

As the heat is turning up with the weather, try out something new that will help to turn up the heat between you and your partner!  June’s position of the month is the Hot Hip Hinge.  Sexual experiences are not only a great time to physically and emotionally connect with your partner, but it can also be a great time to get in a workout/cardio! 

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­Gottman: Date 7

This week we are on to date number seven: growth and spirituality.  This chapter focuses on finding shared meaning within your relationship and discussing how each of you can accommodate for growth/change. 

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­Gottman: Date 6

This week we are on to date number six: fun and adventure!  The Gottmans’ and Abrams’ discuss the vital importance play has in a relationship, stating that couples who play together, stay together.  And, play is not just for children – our sense of adventure and need for play, never goes away.  This date focuses on gaining a better understanding of what play means for your partner and what the two of you might enjoy doing together.  Questions to discuss on this date might be:  When was the last time you felt excited or curious while you were with your partner? 

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Gottman: Date 4

This week we are on to date number four: work and money.  Research has shown that financial arguments are the single best predictor of divorce and are one of the top five reasons couples fight.  With this information in mind, figuring out the meaning of money and work is incredibly important for the success of your relationship.

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March Position of the Month:  Turn the Tables

This month’s highlighted position, Turn the Tables, is a bit challenging and can definitely be considered a workout for both partners.  Because this position requires some flexibility, doing some light stretching together beforehand will help avoid injuries and/or muscle cramps. 

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February Position of the Month: The Super Soaker: From Our Certified Sex Therapist

For this month’s highlighted sexual position, I thought that I would share something a bit different than past months.  With Valentine’s Day in just a couple of weeks, here is a “move” that could be a sexual experience all on its own or paired with other experiences afterwards! 

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January 2019 Position from Our Sex Therapist: The Firecracker

With many people having celebrated the new year earlier this week with firecrackers, this month’s featured position of the month is The Firecracker!  As a heads up, this position might be a bit tricky to get into, so you and your partner might find it helpful to talk about this position beforehand.

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Rainy Days- Weekend Vibes

Rainy days giving you the blues?  Wondering what you can do to have fun within your home, get some energy out and feel rested afterwards?  No worries, rainy days do not need to mean that your mood and energy levels inside must mirror what is happening outside.  There is a variety of activities you can do as a couple, individually and as a family.

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Position of the Month: Sexual Fantasies- From Our Certified Sex therapist-Candidate

For October’s position of the month, I decided to go in a bit of a different direction that usual.  Instead of highlighting one specific position, I thought that I would share some pointers on discussing sexual fantasies with partners.  With this information in tow and a spirit of playfulness, the two of you will be sure to have a freaky-fun Halloween! 

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Withholding Affection

Often, I work with couples who, by the time they find themselves in my office, have built a mountain of resentment towards one another.  I have found that one of the things that helps in being able to process their resentment and move forward from it, is to talk about how two opposing truths can exist within the same emotional space.  Meaning that: one can be disappointed and hurt by something their partner has said and/or done, and can also still love their partner (show them physical and emotional love). 

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How to know when you are flooded

With the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey and the threat of Hurricane Florence on the East Coast, the major effects of flooding have been weighing on my mind lately. Did you know that you can become flooded, too?

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