Romantic Relationships

The need for human connection remains our most innate desire. We engage in romantic relationships when we become intimately involved with another person on an emotional (and frequently sexual) level. While the time together can be deeply fulfilling with mutual attraction, shared dedication, and unmistakable affection, there are countless expectations, assumptions, and misunderstandings that must be examined and clarified to maintain a healthy and deepening relationship.


The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship | Esther Perel

In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise.


Better Intimacy for Her, Better Sex for Him & Vice Versa | Amy Color | TEDxStanleyPark

Sex is not intimacy.


How to Create Conscious Intimacy in Your Relationship | Dr. Shefali

In this talk you’ll learn: What the greatest orgasmic pleasure possible is.- how to have the best sex life ever. Which of your core needs were probably NOT met as a child, and how you project this pain into your relationship.


"This Is Why 80% of Relationships Don't Last"| Jay Shetty


Kwik Brain Episode 108: Heal a Broken Heart with Dr. Shefali Tsabary

In this conversation, we delve into some of the biggest misconceptions surrounding relationships, why we need to invest in ourselves, and why romantic love is a delusion.


Tony Gaskins on Leading with Love, Relationship Roles, Making Love to the Mind + More

Author and life coach Tony Gaskins stopped by to talk about leading with love and making love with the mind.


Dr. Gary Chapman's Best Relationship Advice | Oprah's Lifeclass | Oprah Winfrey Network

Marriage and family life expert Dr. Gary Chapman answers questions from the Oprah's Life Class audience-in the studio and on Twitter. Watch as he reveals his personal love language. Plus, what's the best way to communicate with someone who has multiple love languages?


Stan Tatkin: How to Deal with an Avoidant Partner & Interpersonal Stress (Smart Couple 104)

Stan Tatkin returns and serves up another awesome dose of relationship advice through the lens of adult attachment.


Big Think Interview With Helen Fisher - Big Think

Big Think Interview With Helen Fisher


Couples Talk: How to Build Emotional Intimacy in Your Relationship- Tips from a Marriage Therapist

What's Anya Mind, lovers? One thing that I constantly get asked is, "How can I make my relationship better?" Once we dig more into it, it boils down to closeness and connection.


Relationship Challenges