Dancing with Desire

Can a Long-Term Marriage Have Both Love and Desire?

By Audrey van Petegem, Chief Editor I was recently on a short flight from Toronto to Chicago, and sat beside a gentleman from France. I normally have casual chats with the person sitting beside me -- they either end as quickly as they start, or we find a common interest and talk the whole flight. This chance encounter was different. I do need to preface this post with the fact the I have been happily married to the same man for almost 27 years....more
I really enjoyed this! How very true that we all need to feel desired and occasionally by ...more

Return to reality

It's been a while. I wanted to make this blog about my league and the personalities and drama therein, but I seem to have been sidetracked by life. I am sure there's lots going on but I have been so immersed in my own internal drama that I sort of gave it all a miss. Only the drama that directly affected me seemed to catch my attention. and I used to know everything in my league. Burn out? Probably a bit....more

Menopausal Malfunction: Vagina Out Of Order!

Long-gone are the days of spontaneous sex: sweat-soaked, heart-racing, weight-reducing sessions. Oh, they were the bestest and funnest "exercises" in the world. They were certainly memorable knock-the-wind-out-of-you orgasms, delivering a delicious climax that made my toes curl and contorted my body 'til it hurt so good! Oh yeah, those were the put-life-back-into-you kickers, testing mileage and endurance, taking my heart to its ultimate limit. ...more
@caloden LOL! OH, my, but your comment is wonderful!! Yes, it must be because we do have better ...more

Do Humans Have a Mating Season?

Have you ever wondered if your horniness varies with the seasons? If you're more inclined to mating behavior, say, in the fall or something? After all, other species have "mating seasons." Presumably this wouldn't apply to us, as females of the human species are available for mating much more often than once a year, but is there seasonal variation anyway? ...more
what?   So you are a mormon or six days of the same month but not the year?  Not sure I get why ...more

A Husband, A Father, A Mormon... And Gay?

Josh Weed is a husband, a father, a member of the Mormon Church -- and he's gay. Earlier this month, he and his wife coauthored a post on his blog about how they have made their marriage work these past ten years. This is a summary of their story, as well as a roundup of the different aspects of this story that concern the blogosphere. ...more
 @avflox Hey there, yes, words are just that. Words. People can say a lot with words, but they ...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” Allow Your Heart to Open 5-19-12

Practicalities are ruling.Your winning ways of being well-organized and persevering in hard times are propelling you to a stable place.Your desire (maybe a secret) is your want to be appreciated and loved in return for your love and kindness.Opposing Energies: Selfishness, miserly, scarcity consciousness, avarice, depression.This is an interesting day…The energies reflect persevering and an emergence of desires for besting one’s life with more emotional comforts and luxuries....more

LET ME BE A LIGHT

Several years ago I was part of a book club that met every Saturday morning. The first book we read was You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay. Each Saturday was a well-spring of new ideas and our ability to create grew immensely. ...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” With Loving Relationships 12/23/11

What a great energy for today, the eve of Christmas Eve!There is a sense of personal fulfillment, strength and independence.Looking back on the year’s accomplishments, one can see the transparencies for personal growth, and the neon evidence of progress made in the year.Opposing Energies:  neglect, isolation, stubbornness, selfishnessThe money issues connected with past few days have subsided....more