Recommended Reading – January 9th

Check out the following articles for advice on emotionally and physically healthy intimacy!

7 Subtle Ways To Build Intimacy In Your Relationship
by Kristine Fellizar

“Intimacy goes beyond the physical connection you can get through sexy time in the bedroom. It’s the emotional connection that you build through conversation. It’s about trust, checking-in, and having the ability to sit alone together in absolute silence without it being awkward. Happy and healthy relationships need intimacy to survive…” [Read more]

 

10 Surprising Health Mistakes You’re Making After Intimacy
by Carina Wolff

“After a moment of intimacy with your partner, you’re probably relaxing and processing what just happened. You’re likely not thinking about how to take care of your body immediately after a rendezvous, which means you might be making some surprising health mistakes post-sex…” [Read more]

 

Why Casual Sex Just Might Be Good For You
By mindbodygreen

“Want to boost your self-esteem, feel better about life, and reduce anxiety? Have casual sex. If you’re OK with it. At least that’s the conclusion of a new study out of NYU. Researchers tracked 371 undergrads for an academic year, asking them to report on their sexual activity and how it made them feel. Turns out that for both men and women, those who who were comfortable with the idea of casual sex reported feeling better after doing the deed. [Read more]