No Intimacy? Your Communication Style May Be to Blame

Are you a…  nag  complainer  criticizer  apologizer  hedger? Nobody likes to admit it, but every single one of us has a few habits that aren’t beneficial. These are the things we regularly say and do that prevent us from creating the kind of relationship and life we really want. Because communication is so central to […]

Want More Intimacy? Leave THIS Out of Your Relationship

When Kelly and Jeff became a couple, they each brought unique things to their relationship. Kelly is a massage therapist and enjoys easing the tight spots from Jeff’s shoulders after a long day at work. Jeff is a professional chef and never tires of creating delicious culinary surprises for Kelly each night for dinner. They […]

Getting Closer in Your Relationship Starts with You

Distance is deadly to a relationship. We’re not necessarily talking about physical distance when you and your partner live in different parts of the country or even world. We’re talking about EMOTIONAL distance. When emotional distance forms and gets bigger, it blocks intimacy and passion. It turns even minor disagreements into a really big deal. It puts […]

911 Help for Your Intimacy Problems

The injuries and wounds don’t usually show on the outside, but the sense of emergency is strong. When emotional or sexual intimacy in your love relationship disappears (or has always been weak), it can feel intense, upsetting and even scary. You aren’t happy with the distance that’s between you and your partner and you’re worried […]

Six Spicy Sex Tips for Bored Couples

We don’t think that anybody ever literally died of boredom, but relationships can. Boredom is when you and your partner have settled into a routine and you can’t seem to do anything differently. This routine has its benefits and serves a purpose. If you’re like most people, you and your partner lead busy lives and […]

17 Ways You Might Be Shutting Off Intimacy and Love

We all shut off intimacy and love at various times in our lives and we often do it unconsciously. We do it by thinking old thoughts and beliefs that sabotage our happiness and keep love away without even realizing that we’re doing it. In order to have the intimacy, connection and love that you want, […]

3 Secrets to Getting Closer and Deeper Intimacy

If there’s anything that’s illusive and confusing about intimate relationships (and we realize there’s a lot to be confused about them), it’s that closeness can come and it can go without us really knowing what happened. Here are 3 secrets that we’ve discovered in keeping the spark alive long after the honeymoon in our own […]

The #1 Way to Get the Passion and Excitement Back in Your Relationship

The other day we women a really important question…“What specifically could your man do to get you ‘in the mood’ for love and romance more often?”And boy, did we get the responses!What came out of the survey wasn’t surprising–but it was. It’s surprising that it’s so simple to do but not many people seem to […]

3 Ways to Put Desire Back Into Your Marriage

If there’s one thing that can kill a relationship or marriage, it’s when one partner wants more passion, physical attention and touch than their partner wants.Now you might think that it’s the men who want more passion and it the women who tend to lose interest in it over the years but in the “real” […]

For Men Only: 1 Mistake You Might Be Making If Your Want More Passion In Your Relationship or Marriage

Here’s something many men do that they think works but doesn’t.We men think that this brings more passion and connection between us and our woman but here’s what I’ve found… In the short term, it’s fun and exciting and in the long term it’s so potentially damaging to your relationship, you won’t even believe it […]

When Your Passion Has Died…What To Do

By Otto Collins Recently, I wrote an article about the importance of “ditching competition” with your woman.(If you missed reading it, click here) I said “there’s no room in a committed relationship or marriage with your woman for competition with her about anything.” I went on to say that … “The spark will not be […]

Relationship Advice for Falling ‘In Like’ with Your Partner

How much do you truly like the person you are with? Just about everyone in a marriage or love relationship shares a bond or some level of deep feelings with their partner.It might feel like passion or even adoration to you. Or it could be that those excited, alive feelings about your mate have faded a […]

Kiss to Keep Your Love Passionate and Alive

Our simple advice for keeping your love passionate throughout the years is to kiss a lot.  When we first got together, we loved to kiss each other and now many years later, we still do. Kissing can ignite relationships, whether they are two years or twenty plus years old. There are so many ways you […]

Spicing Up Your Love Relationship in 4 Easy Steps

No matter how long you’ve been in a love relationship, you can always find ways to spice it up. It is indisputable that relationships change all the time and boredom can occur if you keep doing the same “old” thing. Regardless of the stage of life you are in, you can spice up your love […]

You’re ‘Needy’: How to Get Your Partner to Respond to You

***QUESTION FROM A READER:  “My biggest frustration in my relationship is that whenever I become even a little needy, I find my partner withdrawing. “If I point this out, he is sweet and makes an effort but his natural instinct is to withdraw. “Also, I want more physical affection other than love-making. I find that […]