Do you believe a gay relationship is possible for you?

More times than I can count, I’ve heard gay and bisexual men say they’ve given up looking for love.  This comes up in conversations and even more in surveys where many men feel safer to speak their mind. The plague of giving up and not believing a gay relationship is possible Giving up is a   [read more]

Finding Miracles in Relationships

When miracles in relationships happen they aren’t always what we expect. Roberto Rossellini’s Voyage to Italy recently aired on TCM.  Made in 1954, it stars George Sanders and Rossellini’s wife, Ingrid Bergman. The story takes a slice out of the life of a wealthy English couple traveling in Naples, Italy to take possession of a   [read more]

Is it love or lust?

by Megan Luscombe Is anybody else a die hard romantic when it comes down to it? I know I am. I’ve read pretty much all of the famous love stories and as for the latest romcom, I’ve watched them all at least twice. Most of my friends would heckle me by saying I’m “cheesy”, but I   [read more]

5 Ways to Create Emotional Safety for Your Partner

Whether you’re having a conversation with a friend or spending time with a date or life partner, how you interact with him can help him feel safe. Or not. You have a big impact in creating the conditions where it feels safe for him to let down his normal reserve – his armor – and   [read more]

5 Ways To End Procrastination In Your Relationship

It’s been said, “Procrastination is like masturbation. You’re only screwing yourself.” Now that I have your attention, let’s move on and get to the heart of why procrastination is killing your relationship and how to fix it. Like it or not, and just my rough guess, I’d say that 95% of relationships are at risk,   [read more]

How to Know When You’ve Recovered After A Gay Relationship Breakup

Relationships can be the most rewarding – and sometimes the most emotionally risky – things that people experience. You’re likely to be the most keenly aware of both the risks and the rewards when you’ve recently broken up, but haven’t fully recovered from the experience. Some breakups are more difficult than others to recover from.   [read more]

The Power of Journaling

Seven years ago I went through a powerfully painful, life-shattering breakup. (We’ve all been there, right?) Over the following four years I rebuilt myself using a variety of tools and methods, which included excellent food choices, daily yoga and meditation, nourishing friendships, supportive coaching and counseling, regular juice fasting and detox practices, travel and… journaling. My journaling   [read more]

Dealing with Difficult Truths in Gay Relationships

Most of us have had the pretty common relationship challenge at some time or another (especially with the people closest to us) where you just can’t seem to talk to each other without one or both of you getting upset. Four typical (and often unhelpful) reactions to relationships challenges Sometimes we need to say something   [read more]

Keeping Score: Sex – 0, Intimacy – 0, Love – 0, Relationship – 0

Final score or keeping score in sex, intimacy, love and relationships… We’re doing it. Love is a battlefield, a game, a journey, all centered around the big “R” word – RELATIONSHIP. We all, for the most part, desire to be in one. Primping, preening, finding just the right things to say, to land Mr. or   [read more]

Two fun and easy ways to pleasure your partner

Wouldn’t you like to know two easy ways to pleasure your partner? If I had my way, everyone would do Yoga, and all couples would practice partner Yoga together as a way to deepen their connection with each other and, well, work on the sh*t. And I think I’d prescribe a Yoga retreat at least   [read more]

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