Monthly Archives: March 2014

Thought for the Week…

A willingness to be vulnerable is necessary for connection. That doesn’t mean being completely vulnerable with anyone and everyone. Trust needs to be earned. And different people will earn different levels of trust. You can, and should, share your secrets…just … Continue reading

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… Holding Our Heroes Accountable – Heather Parker/Antigone Awakens Relationship Anarchy vs. Nonhierarchical Polyamory – The Thinking Asexual How what annoys us in our partner can teach us what we need – Patrick McCurry 9 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Our Brain and Money

Our brain isn’t always our friend when it comes to money. A new study shows how much our brains assume price indicates quality. A University of California – San Diego study recently had a winery price the same wine at $10, … Continue reading

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Why We Should Talk About Sex…

A great article by Kate McCombs (sex educator, blogger, managing editor for MySexProfessor.com, and founder of Sex Geekdom) was published on Kinkly.com Monday. I decided it was too good to save for the end of the week round up of articles. Talking … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

It would be great if we could always make changes in one fell swoop. But it seldom happens that way. Change is more often a gradual process of taking small steps forward mixed with the occasional step backward. That means … Continue reading

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… Doctor: ADHD Does Not Exist – Dr. Richard Saul 5 Shocking Realities of Being Transgender the Media Ignores – Robert Evans, Amy P. What’s so bad about feeling happy? – Springer Science & … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Rules vs Expectations

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about the difference between acting in ways that fit with your partners expectations versus requiring lots of rules to micromanage behavior. If you have questions or a … Continue reading

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