All Articles Tagged "Intimacy Issues"
Feeling close to someone comes from a series of natural, small interactions. So naturally, distancing yourself from someone can also come from a series of natural, small interactions. It can take you by surprise: suddenly you feel an emotional gap between you and your partner. But it didn’t happen overnight. Here are eight ways you don’t realize you are distancing yourself from your partner.
For many couples, their sex life starts off amazingly. Things are exciting, fun, and breathtaking, to say the least. But as time goes on, the excitement between the sheets can die down. Many couples have a sex life that goes up and down. One week things are great and the next week the sheets remain untouched. Here are 7 of the most common intimacy issues that couples may face and ways to deal with them.
Bad sex. We’ve all had it at least once in our lives. How many times have you wished you could get those 2 hours (or 2 minutes) of your life back when you could’ve spent the evening washing and twisting your hair instead? After all, he was a cute new boo and he seemed sweet, so we gave in…and maybe even gave him another chance to redeem himself – only to be disappointed yet again.
Even though bad sex can be hard to predict, especially if there’s some sort of chemistry, some would argue there are signs that the sex will be terrible before you actually have it. Now of course, there are no fail-safe signals, but if any of these signs are present, you may want to skip the romp in the sack altogether and save yourself the time and trouble.
A friend of mine recently revealed to me that, at age 30, she had never had an orgasm. Poor thing! I was shocked, but more interested in how her partners (read: egos) were able to deal with “failing” to bring her to the Promise Land. “Simple,” she replied. “I fake it!”
No one woman should ever have to fake her sexual pleasure at her own expense, or the expense of a man and his ego. If you’ve never been able to climax, even on your own, then there may be some serious issues that require healthy examination as to why you can’t “get there.” If you’ve been faking it, here are some reasons you may not be able to have the “Big O.”