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Desire-Spontaneous or Responsive

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Desire-Spontaneous or Responsive

Our Western tradition is based solely on men's sexual response. Until recently, women's response was not studied and was thought to mirror men's response. WRONG!! Both men and women experience spontaneous sexual response however, only approximately 15% of women continue to equate sexual response with desire after being in a relationship for a while. So, it may not be your libido, it may be the context in which you respond. 

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No Means No- Setting Boundaries for A Better Sex Life

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No Means No- Setting Boundaries for A Better Sex Life

Do you ever feel like everyone needs a little piece of you? Kids, partners, friends, co-workers, family...they all want just a little bit of you ALL the time. And then we wonder why our libido might not be exactly what it was. I was feeling this way not too long ago and I had a wake-up moment where I decided that my survival as a happy, engaged, loving person depended on setting some real boundaries.

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The Grown-Up Woman’s Guide to Better Sex-Essentials-Part 1

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The Grown-Up Woman’s Guide to Better Sex-Essentials-Part 1

I talk about sex a lot. In fact, whenever I go to a gathering of friends somehow sex becomes the subject matter for at least some of the time. A lot of my friends are over 40. Some are eagerly searching for ideas, gadgets, products, anything to keep the pleasure going. Today, I’m going to focus on them. I invite you to join the discussion in our very private Facebook page, try out some new things and ask questions. We’re here to help you have good sex forever. 

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Where Did December Go and Why Is It So Cold?

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Where Did December Go and Why Is It So Cold?

Besides the cleaning projects, the cooking and baking and the craft projects that need finishing, the cold weather brings on the cuddling. I mean, where’s the warmest place in the house? In my house it’s under the down comforters. My Pulse Lube Warmer is working overtime this year!

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Overcoming Jealousy or Making it Work for You

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Overcoming Jealousy or Making it Work for You

We wanted to learn more about jealousy and how it manifests itself in all sorts of relationships. Just when we were wondering, I received an email from Carise Rotach-Beard. She was coming to Chicago and wanted to teach a class at g boutique.  Carise is a Minneapolis-based licensed psychotherapist specializing in people who identify within the polyamorous, kink-affiliated, and queer communities. She affirms all relationships and works from the belief that sexuality is multifaceted, particularly when more than two are involved, but can be navigated with confidence allowing for a person to experience richness and the intimacy they desire. Perfect.

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