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Don’t fight less, FIGHT BETTER

On this episode of Let’s Talk About Sex, Mel and I speak about how fights in romantic relationships are protests for emotional connection. When learning how to “fight better”, improving communication skills is great, but it isn’t the whole picture. What’s most vital for the thriving of any relationship is the development of safety.

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The Polarity of Feminine & Masculine Energy

On this episode on Let’s Talk About Sex, Mel and I speak about how the polarity between feminine and masculine energy, ignites sexual passion between partners. Learning what your leading energy is and leaning into it, allows you to take your armour off and be authentic. Authenticity is what builds trust in relationships. And it’s only when we feel truly safe with each other that we can experience a deep, playful, sexual bond.

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How to Overcome Sexual Performance Anxiety

Can it be difficult to get it up? Do you come too fast? Or maybe you just never seem to feel like having sex anymore? If you’re a woman, maybe you’re really tight down there or it hurts when you make love…

Ever heard of sexual performance anxiety? You miiight be struggling with it – Actually, scrap that! – You’re most definitely struggling with it!

But don’t panic! It happens to everyone! And there’s something very simple you need to know about it to make it go away.

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Why do people cheat on their partners?

For the past 2 months, Mike’s been flirting with Lindsey, his pilates instructor. It began with a spark he felt when she arranged his posture in class. It developed into smiles, winks, whatsapps, lingering chats after class, a coffee, a massage for his aching back muscles, until last week they went all the way in the ladies’ showers at the gym.

What you don’t know about Mike is that he’s married! He and Jenny have been married for 8 years and they have 2 young kids. He met Jenny at university where they were both studying law. Mike felt instantly attracted to her fierce independence. She’s always been very practical and stoic. Even though she loves her work, she didn’t make any fuss about letting it go to raise their children. She did what she felt was right to do and that was that.

They have a good life together: amazing children, great friends, close family members. But still, Mike is potentially jeopardising it all by being with Lindsey. Why would he do this?

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