Tag: jealousy

Sex

How to Get the Sex You Crave: Communication Style and Relationships

Take a leap. Nothing will change unless your communication does.

So you’re having trouble getting what you want sexually from your partner(s), huh? Or maybe the honeymoon phase has ended and you’re realizing that in order to rekindle the sex flame, you need to start talking more openly about trying something new? I can’t tell you how many people, couples and individuals, have come into my psychotherapy office with this...

Poly

What To Do When You Feel Like A Third Wheel

The stirring of the old green eyed monster...

The truth is, monogamy doesn't come naturally to most humans. Oh, of course we try; we try hard. But all of human history is littered with the failures of enforced monogamy. We cheat, sneak behind our partner’s back, have one night stands, go on business trips, and operate under a “don't ask don't tell” policy, all the while struggling with...

Poly

Five Common Problems in Polyamorous Relationships and How to Avoid Them

With the growing popularity of Consensual Non-Monogamy (CNM), more and more people are trying polyamory.

With the growing popularity of Consensual Non-Monogamy (CNM), more and more people are trying polyamory. Polyamory is a relationship style that allows people to openly engage in multiple sexual and/or romantic relationships simultaneously, ideally with the knowledge and consent of all involved in or affected by the relationships. Some common problems crop up for people who are new to polyamory,...