Recent Blog Entries

Mar 12 Mating in Captivity: How Creating Distance Can Keep Us Together

In Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence, couples therapist and author Esther Perel explores the possibility of sexual desire co-existing with intimacy. She points out the paradox in long-term relationships that creates conflict between the erotic and the domestic areas of life: “Love seeks closeness, but desire needs space to thrive.”  This post is the second in a series of posts in which we’re exploring how to love consciously, confidently and how to step into fear and not away from it. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted March 12th, 2014 by Frankie Bashan
Feb 14 A Sexy, Citywide Scavenger Hunt For Valentine’s Day

I love surprises. One year for Valentine’s Day, my girlfriend surprised me with a fully crafted and choreographed scavenger hunt in our city, complete with riddles, excursions and “actors” along the way. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted February 14th, 2014 by Frankie Bashan
Jan 28 How to Be An Adult in Relationships: Mindful Loving

holding hands with a heart drawn on top of them“Most people think of love as a feeling,” says David Richo, “but love is not so much a *feeling* as a way of being present.” In his book, How to Be An Adult in Relationships, Richo offers a fresh perspective on love and relationships—one that focuses not on finding an ideal mate, but on becoming a more loving and realistic person.

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Posted January 28th, 2014 by Frankie Bashan

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