Tag Archives: Passion

In Pursuit of Passion

I had someone ask me recently if her husband’s ‘sexual addiction’ was a rare disorder. I responded that I’m not sure about the notion of ‘sexual addiction,’ but that I think turning to sexual gratification to attempt to fill a void or provide immediate satisfaction is really quite common, something we have all done to […]

Sadomasochistic Dynamics

Sometimes sadomasochistic tendencies add some spice to a relationship. We could say flirtation holds a certain ‘cat and mouse’ flavor that provokes an element of mystery, intrigue, and seduction. We could say passionate sexual relations have moments when one is ‘in charge’ momentarily and the other ‘receptive’ and then the roles reverse. In childhood we […]