Creating Intimacy That Lasts

When we use the word intimacy or intimate relationship, most of us automatically think of sex. We’ve been culturally conditioned to link the two. Why? Sex is a huge way we connect and bond with a partner. But because it does bond us to another person in a profound way – couples counselors often referring […]

What NOT to say to a friend experiencing an unplanned pregnancy

“Help! My friend thinks she’s pregnant.” It’s a common phone call around here. We get that you can feel just as lost if someone you know is facing an unplanned pregnancy. You want to do and say the right thing, but it’s sometimes hard to know what that is. So before anyone starts panicking, let’s […]

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Sex vs Intimacy

“There’s a difference between wanting to be looked at and wanting to be seen. One is exhibitionism, the other is connection. Not everybody wants to be looked at. Everybody wants to be seen.”  -Amanda Palmer We all want connection. We all want to be seen, to be truly known, to be treasured and feel valued. […]

My Girlfriend Wants an Abortion

“I’m pregnant.” Those two little words that turn your world upside down. “And I think I’m going to get an abortion.” Your heart stops for a minute. Okay, that makes sense. Wait, is that what I want? It’s her choice, isn’t it? And I’m supposed to support her… But what if you want to keep […]

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