When Honesty is NOT the Best Policy

Of course, I always promote honest and open communication in every relationship, especially the one you have with your committed, loving partner. That said, you may be surprised to find me promoting the idea that honesty is not always the best policy when it comes to the bedroom, and I'll explain why. When Honesty IS … Continue reading When Honesty is NOT the Best Policy

5 Types of Intimacy Necessary to a Successful, Loving, Sexual Relationship

When clients come to me looking for a better sex life with their partner, one of the first questions I always ask is, “How is your intimacy together?” All too often we are quick to equate intimacy with sex, meaning penetrative sex itself. But, what is intimacy really?

What Churches Get Wrong about Sex

God does not hate sex. Let me repeat that just so there isn't any confusion. God does not hate sex. You may be wondering why I am opening with this line. Well, I'll tell you why. Almost everything I learned from well-meaning Christian adults led me to believe that God hated sex. And not only that, … Continue reading What Churches Get Wrong about Sex

Talking with Young People About Consent [video]

Join Micki and her daughter as they discuss the important topic of sexual consent. Consent is Clear (an enthusiastic "yes!"), Continuous (can be revoked or retracted at any time), Conscious (informed and sober), and Coercion-free (not "guilted" or manipulated).

The Merry Month of May…sturbation

Traditional May Celebrations Traditionally, the month of May marks the return of springtime in the Northern Hemisphere. The first day of May, also known as May Day, is still celebrated in many parts of the globe. The ancient Celts called May Day “Beltane”—the day halfway between spring and summer as the time of fecundity and … Continue reading The Merry Month of May…sturbation

Why Aren’t We Having Sex Now? How to Stop Fighting About Sexual Frequency (Guest Post by Sylvia Smith via When Women Inspire)

Intimacy issues in a relationship can be uncomfortable to talk about. Not having sex? Learn how to communicate about sexual frequency effectively from relationship expert Sylvia Smith. via Why Aren’t We Having Sex Now? How to Stop Fighting About Sexual Frequency (Guest Post) — When Women Inspire