Is BDSM a choice or an orientation?

Following Monday’s post about myths of BDSM, I’d like to challenge another myth regarding this sometimes taboo topic: Is BDSM a choice? Is BDSM and Kink a sexual orientation? Jillian Keenan (Slate.com) makes a great argument for why BDSM/Kink is her orientation and why it may be an orientation for you, too.

Check out Is Kink a Sexual Orientation? on Slate.com

The 3 Keys To Discovering Your Life’s Purpose

jh-7wk-01-2014-300x250Join one of the most respected spiritual luminaries of our time, bestselling author Dr. Jean Houston, as she reveals her powerful process for truly discovering your purpose, and then integrating it into every aspect of your life.

In this groundbreaking global event you will . . .

  • Learn how to create new beliefs that support your highest potential
  • Discover how to access your “inner experts” to quicken your learning
  • Develop new habits that cultivate your unique gifts and abilities

In your heart, you must know you have a meaningful contribution to make in the world, and only through discovering and bringing forth this hidden potential will you be able to find spiritual fulfillment and the deeper sense of accomplishment you want and need.

This seminar with Jean will help you discover not only what you’re truly meant to do in your life . . . but how to reach that goal from exactly where you are right now.

Register for free and discover how to turn the inspiration you feel within you into powerful, purposeful action!

Jean Houston is an internationally renowned philosopher and scholar, and one of the founders of the Human Potential Movement. She’s also written 27 books, including several bestsellers.

To register for this Free Global Online Event, go to http://bit.ly/EvolvingWisdomTammy

I can help you write your book

I have a great idea.  I can help you write your book. It’s time.  How do I know?  Because I have helped other people just like you get started and finish their writing projects.
Passionate, knowledgeable and supportive are some of the words used to describe Tammy’s approach to her writing course. I had an idea for a book but had no clue as to how to write it and how to get it published. I signed up for the writing class and felt I had  guidance and direction.  Tammy was an amazing teacher. She knew the ins and outs of publishing , everything from working with us individually on how to find our writing voice to showing us how to contact agents and publishers. In addition, Tammy gave the class tons of articles and tips sheet on writing. Bottom line: As a result of the taking the class, I signed a contract with a publisher. Thank you, Tammy.
- Evan
Just like Evan, I can help you take your project from an idea to to words on paper to a contract with a publisher.  I have done it for myself, and I know how hard and scary it can be.  But I also know how to get through the blocks and the resistance.
The Fall session of Writing and Publishing is forming right now! Don’t get shut out, only ten people will be admitted to this special course for people like you – writers who want to write and get published. Class starts September 4th. Ask about reduced rates for Imago therapists.
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Fifty Shades of Myths About BDSM

The latest buzz in the world of sex is the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, due out Valentine’s Day 2015. The huge popularity of the three book series brought BDSM into the bedrooms of mainstream readers and into every day nomenclature. Now that every one is talking about it, it’s important to know about the more common myths around BDSM. Thankfully, Women’s Health Magazine has it covered: 5 Major Myths About BDSM

Parenting: Arguing in Front of Your Kids

It goes without saying that no relationship is perfect. We’ve all gone through moments where we couldn’t be around our significant others without fighting. Even in the healthiest relationships, there will be disagreements — That’s human nature.

But when it comes to fighting in front of your kids, more often than not, we’re too caught up in the (heated) moment to notice that our kids have front row seats. We have to ask ourselves if it’s worth yelling at each other if it leads to long term negative communication patterns in their lives.

As parents, how do we model healthy communication for our kids? Is it more important to resolve the conflict or hide the conflict behind closed doors?

YourTango relationship and parenting experts weigh-in and talk about the right way to approach disagreements amongst the family. Video: Honestly, Arguing In Front Of Your Kids Solves Nothing