Sexuality, relationships and life skills
Monogamy explained (video) - about monogamy and non-monogamy in human culture and other primates.
Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?
Fuck your feelings Mark Manson
Look, I know you think the fact you feel upset or angry or anxious is important. That it matters. Hell, you probably think that because you feel like your face just got shat on makes you important. But it doesn’t. Feelings are just these… things that happen. The meaning we build around them–what we decide is important or unimportant–comes later.
One of my biggest interpersonal struggles is deciding how to respond to passive communication from others.
Are monogamy and non-monogamy an either/or choice? Or is it more of a continuum?
Cultivating Compersion: The Magic of Feeling Joy for Others Elisabeth Sheff, Psychology Today [PDF]
A polyamorous trait useful for anyone who struggles with jealousy.
Every single relationship problem I have ever encountered in my life has been because of a lack of appropriate boundaries.
BDSM Isn't Just Good for Your Libido, But Your Mental Health Too Laura Dorwart, Playboy [PDF]
Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved Esther Perel; YouTube; 21 May 2015
Infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat, and unpacks why affairs are so traumatic: because they threaten our emotional security. In infidelity, she sees something unexpected — an expression of longing and loss. A must-watch for anyone who has ever cheated or been cheated on, or who simply wants a new framework for understanding relationships.