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Ignite Intimacy

Curious about open relationships? Wonder why you’re still single? Ever wanted to attend a sex party? Ignite Intimacy brings together experts, authors, lovers, and others to dive deep into the topics of intimacy, romantic relationships, sexuality and the plethora of issues, aha’s, taboo’s, fantasies and psychological impacts that go along with these topics in a conversational format with our guests. Are you a curiosity seeker?! Then join us as we Ignite Intimacy!!
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A podcast diving deep into the realms of INTIMACY, Romantic Relationships, SEXUALITY, and the plethora of issues, aha’s, TABOOS, Fantasies, and psychological impacts and many layers of these topics including: redefining our relationship to Intimacy; JEALOUSY; Infidelity; the secret sauce to Long-Term Fulfilling Relationships; OPEN  Relationships; Polyamory; Physical, Psychic, & Spiritual Attachments; MONOGAMY; Self-Pleasuring; the Freedom that comes with Transparency; Honesty vs. Dishonesty; the long term impact of KEEPING SECRETS; Communication; DESIRE; Chasing vs. Attracting - and more!

We will be featuring special guests, experts, and everyday people who’ve got stories to tell and opinions to share about LoveRomanceIntimacy, and Sexuality. The point is to get this conversation out there in a much bigger way. This is not a typical ‘interview’ style program - it’s an ongoing conversation. My guests and I will go back and forth and roll with the energy and topics as they present themselves.


Ready to turn on the conversation?!!

For more Ignite Intimacy goodness, check out our website: www.igniteintimacy.com
Dec 20, 2016

Do you feel scared and anxious when you meet people who you think are prettier, more successful or sexier than you? Worried that your partner might like them better than you?

 

What do you do when you see that your partner has been liking sexy pictures of an ex on social media?

and.... 

How do you let go of the past and past hurts and deceits to be fully present in your current relationship?

Kathy Labriola and I are diving into that ohhhh sooo uncomfortable emotion of Jealousy and how we can navigate the feelings that Jealousy stirs up within us so that we can have more powerful relationships with ourselves and our lovers and partners. 

Kathy is sharing her tips and tricks for redefining our relationship to Jealousy in episode 18 of Ignite Intimacy!  

 

About Kathy:

Kathy Labriola is a nurse, counselor, and hypnotherapist in private practice in Berkeley, California, providing affordable mental health services to alternative communities. She has been a card-carrying bisexual and polyamorist for over 40 years. She is political activist and community organizer.

Get Kathy's Jealousy Workbook here: https://www.amazon.com/Jealousy-Workbook-Exercises-Insights-Relationships/dp/0937609633

She is extra crunchy, lives in a housing cooperative, rides a bike, and raises chickens and organic vegetables.

Contact Kathy at: (510) 841-5307

anarchofeminist@yahoo.com

www.kathylabriola.com

 

Resources:

Loving Abundance by Kathy Labriola - https://www.amazon.com/Love-Abundance-Counselors-Advice-Relationships/dp/1890159778

 

The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton & Janet Hardy - https://www.amazon.com/Ethical-Slut-Practical-Relationships-Adventures/dp/1587613379

 

More Than Two - https://www.morethantwo.com/ 

 

Kissable agreements in open relationships by Dawn Davidson -  http://www.loveoutsidethebox.com/kissable-agreements.html

 

Cat Maness - Berkeley CA online tool for couples to discuss agreements in relationships: http://www.catmaness.com/

 

https://www.stockroom.com/

Dec 13, 2016

Struggle with communication in the bedroom or in your relationship(s) in general?

Wish you knew how to express your needs in a way that won't turn your partner off or have them feeling insecure and sensitive about their ability to (or not to) pleasure you?

Feeling disconnected from your sex drive in middle age and need to reignite the juiciest parts of yourself?!

Well... we've got some super awesome tricks and tips for you. Author Walker Thornton is on a mission to create a group of sexuality awakened individuals.

                                                                                                                   

 

Join us as we dive into sex and intimacy communication tips, her book Inviting Desire and why our pleasure matters on Episode 17 of Ignite Intimacy! 

 This is about YOU.. not about pleasing your partner first. 

#OurPleasureMatters

 

About Walker:

Walker Thornton is a sex educator, speaker, and sexual health writer. Her mission is to help women embrace their sexuality in a way that feels comfortable at each stage of life. Her writing has appeared on the American Sexual Health Association website, Huffington Post, Better After 50, Senior Planet, and other sites. She is the Sexual Health Columnist for Midlife Boulevard and writes about midlife sexuality at Kinkly.com. Walker currently serves on the Sexuality and Aging Consortium of Widener University’s Leadership Committee. She has presented at the Sexuality and Aging Symposium, CatalystCon, and in other venues across the country.

A former executive director of sexual assault crisis centers in Alabama and Virginia, with many years of nonprofit board experience at the local and state level, Walker now works to educate and support older women with sexuality-related issues. She lives in Charlottesville, VA, where she went to college at UVA in the early 70s. Walker has a Masters in Educational Psychology from the University of Georgia, and post-graduate work at North Carolina State University.

 

Get Walker's Book Inviting Desire Here: 

http://walkerthornton.com/book-inviting-desire/

 

Contact Walker online:

Email: walker@walkerthornton.com

Web: www.walkerthornton.com

Twitter: @WalkerThornton

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/WalkerJThornton/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wjt62/

Dec 6, 2016

Have you or someone you know contracted an STD?

Not sure when or HOW to disclose to new partners about your STD status?

Sick of the stigmas around Herpes and other STD's?

Tired of potential partners (or current ones) not taking responsibility for their sexual health by NOT getting tested?!

Then this episode of Ignite Intimacy is for you.. 

Join the powerful and courageous Adrial, of H Opportunity, and I as we dive deep into the topics of STD's, Herpes diagnosis' and the POWER of Full Disclosure on Episode 16 of Ignite Intimacy!!

We're making disclosure sexy baby... 

This episode is really powerful and very personal for me. We're going in on this one and honestly.. it's an episode everyone should tune in for.

About Adrial:


Adrial specializes in helping people move through sexual shame into a full embrace of their lives. In his own life and from working with hundreds of people, he has seen how shame can cripple connection and intimacy. In his work with the herpes community through creating The Herpes Opportunity and in the broader application of relational practices, Adrial supports people in realizing that when they clear shame, they not only have more love and acceptance for themselves … they also have more love and acceptance for others. He is committed to helping people transcend whatever limitations they may imagine are holding them back from living rich fulfilling lives. 

Learn more at:

H Opportunity main: https://herpesopportunity.com

Community Support: https://herpeslife.com/herpes-forum

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