A reminder to myself to always choose Love over Fear

Today and every day, choose love over fear until it becomes your habit. Wayne Dyer Today I reminded myself of the time I was freer. Back when I could Love without fear, and find strength in vulnerability. In the past months I have grown afraid of potentially hurting others and being hurt which naturally limited … Continue reading A reminder to myself to always choose Love over Fear

10 Tantric insights to transform the sexual experience

“In your body, there exists a subtle current of electricity, very subtle. But the subtler it is, the deeper it goes. It is not very visible. Scientists say that all the electricity that is in your body, if put together, can be used to light a five-candle bulb. It is not much. Quantitatively it is … Continue reading 10 Tantric insights to transform the sexual experience

Happy St Valentine’s Day!

"I’m never gonna wait that extra twenty minutes to text you back, and I’m never gonna play hard to get when I know your life has been hard enough already. When we all know everyone’s life has been hard enough already. It’s hard to watch the game we make of love, like everyone’s playing checkers … Continue reading Happy St Valentine’s Day!

10 realistic rules for good non-monogamous relationships

Some great insight into making polyamorous relationship work and clarifying one own’s needs and preferences within the context of relationships and beyond it.

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– Raven Kaldera, “The Polyamory Contract”  

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So I spent the bulk of this weekend in Ottawa, and one of the things I did there was teach a polyamory / non-monogamy workshop at Venus Envy. It was cool! Great turnout (22, woo-hoo!), thoughtful people, and a wide range of experiences – from total non-monog newbie to lifetime poly folk. Very interesting.

Normally when I teach, I really like to make things really interactive. But I’ve noticed that sometimes that’s not satisfying to people. For a lot of folks, when they show up to a workshop, they really want to come out of it with concrete, practical tools that will help them incorporate a new philosophy or practice into their lives. Now, telling people how to live their lives is kinda obnoxious, in my humble opinion, so I’m usually loath to approach a topic as though I have the monopoly on know-how. Especially when…

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Love unlimited: or why Polyamory is good for you!

I have been obsessing about Love ever since I was 12 and fell in love for the first time. My life over the next few years could easily be fit in one word: misery. There has been nothing I have ever wanted more than to love and be loved and thus throughout my teenage years … Continue reading Love unlimited: or why Polyamory is good for you!

Affairs to remember

Church, early on a Thanksgiving morning. I close my eyes to pray but the picture that flashes before my eyes is His being on top of me, kissing me. I’m not talking about Jesus, of course, and it’s not my imagination. “If love is a sin, I’m a sinner,” I comfort myself (with the lines of … Continue reading Affairs to remember

Loving a lot and loving many

-- There is someone I think I really like... Stuart: --Yes? -- I think he likes me, too. S: -- Good. So what's the problem? -- There is no problem. But I think he will not be up for anything serious. S: -- Do YOU want something serious? -- I do! I always have... S: -- This is right. Even … Continue reading Loving a lot and loving many

Mapping Relationships

Yes, it is THAT complicated! I found this "map" of relationships which explores the variety of relationships that exist within the romantic and sexual realm of our communication. Polyamory, Monogamy, Swinging, Cheating, Open Relationships and other all have a place in this attempt to present the different options that we might often not even hear … Continue reading Mapping Relationships