Posts tagged sex therapy
­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 2

If you are just tuning into this new blog series, I highly suggest going back to read/complete the first date topic, trust and commitment.  As a recap, Eight Dates is a date guide about 8 different beneficial conversations that help couples to connect and gain a better understanding of one another.  Over the next couple of months, I will be completing overviews of each date conversation. 

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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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Common Sexual Injuries

Most of us could probably agree that one thing that will absolutely kill libido quicker than anything else is incurring an injury while engaging in sexual activity.  Although it might surprise you, injuries during sexual activity is pretty common. 

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August Position of the Month: The G-Whiz from our Sex Therapist

August’s position of the month, the G-Whiz, is taken from the Men’s Health Magazine’s article: 45 Sex Positions that Every Man Should Know (I highly recommend checking out this article and the other 44 positions).  This position is a perfect way to increase the heat between you and your partner – the two of you might be able to match the heat outside!

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Position of the Month- Yes, THAT kind of position!- The Bunny Hop

Since Easter is April 1st and the beautiful spring weather has been in full-bloom here in Houston, it only seems fitting to have April’s position of the month be bunny themed.

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50 Shades Freed

Since the final installment of the 50 Shades trilogy has been released, 50 Shades Freed, I thought that I would share some of my personal and professional views about the trilogy.  I understand that the release of the books and movies provided many people with a new desire for passion within their relationship.  Many people discovered that they were very turned on by the idea of having a dominating sexual partner and/or interested in trying out different kinky behavior.  Being a very sex positive person, I think this was a great aspect of the resulting frenzy created by 50 Shades. 

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Stop Fixing and Start Connecting

I’ve been sharing some of my thoughts as they pop up the past week or two on the Heights Family Counseling Twitter: “Relax, you don’t need all the answers all at once. You’ll get there with time. ~Amy- my own self-soothing thoughts today” or “Just breathe. Everything is going to be okay. You got this; you've survived 100 % of bad days before. ~Amy- because sometimes we need to hear what our brain doesn't always tell us!”

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Lasting ways to connect with your partner this Valentine’s Day!

As Valentine’s Day soon approaches, the National Retail Federation expects that holiday spending will exceed $18.2 billion for the United States.  This means that on average each individual will be spending around $135!  If you are anything like me, this seems like a whooping number, especially when you take into consideration that this is likely being spent by two people in a relationship – that’s a total of $270!  In light of this information, I wanted to share with you all some ways to connect with your partner that do not cost near this much money!

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