SEX & FRIENDSHIP: EXPLORING THE BENEFITS OF THE FWB CONNECTION

We want easy but we live our lives hard. The design of our lives is often around what we strive for, not just enjoying what we have. I think the friends with benefits connection is the most underrated. We fear the exploration of exploring sexual tension in our friendships, for fear of the damage itContinue reading “SEX & FRIENDSHIP: EXPLORING THE BENEFITS OF THE FWB CONNECTION”

WHEN IS IT TIME TO CALL IN “THE PROFESSIONAL?”

We look to professionals to take care of things that are either too time-consuming or difficult for us to take care of ourselves. This isn’t always just the tangibles either. I believe most therapists have their place because they help us with the discovery of ourselves, though the execution is up to us. The professionalContinue reading “WHEN IS IT TIME TO CALL IN “THE PROFESSIONAL?””

SAY SOMETHING NICE: SMALL CHANGES WITH BIG IMPACTS

A compliment can change the posture and direction of somebody’s day. A new year, means big change or does it? There are so many little things we can do throughout our day to enrich our life and the lives of others. This is not a Mary Poppins memo. However, it is a prescription to liveContinue reading “SAY SOMETHING NICE: SMALL CHANGES WITH BIG IMPACTS”

A PICTURE IN SO MANY WORDS: THROWBACK THURSDAY STORY TIME

In the Christmas spirit, I found a photo of me from 2013, covered in Christmas lights. In the corner of photos were our terms of endearment, “RKPet by JSquare.” I was his pet. My lover/play partner was so good at capturing a moment and all of the emotion that went along with it. A wildContinue reading “A PICTURE IN SO MANY WORDS: THROWBACK THURSDAY STORY TIME”

THE TWEET PERSPECTIVE: A DARK & STORMY WORLD

You don’t have to know me well to know that I am equal parts thinker and feeler. Its intense, I know. There was a tweet from yesterday that caught my attention and for v. specific and personal reasons, irked me. Of course, it was meant to be taken for all of the goodness in whichContinue reading “THE TWEET PERSPECTIVE: A DARK & STORMY WORLD”

MONDAY MORNING LOVE: SQUEEZING OUT NARCISSISM & THE GIVING GUY

It’s officially the holiday week. This means different things to different people. For many it means a holiday, family, and hours spent shopping to see the excited looks on people’s faces. There are others for which it is just means the last weeks of the year are upon us. I found a quote that encapsulatesContinue reading “MONDAY MORNING LOVE: SQUEEZING OUT NARCISSISM & THE GIVING GUY”