CATEGORY: Sexuality and Sexual health > Sexual Life Styles 10 articles

Lifestyles is a term used to describe the way a person expresses their sexuality: Swinging, Open Marriages, Polyamory, S&M (Sadism & Masochism), Sex Workers, Celibacy, and Monogamy.

Below you will find all the articles written on this topic.


How to Engage in Spanking with a Partner

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Are you and your partner interested in spanking but do not know where to start? Trying something new can be fun and exciting, but also overwhelming and anxiety provoking. Below…


BDSM with Household Items

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

You and your partner may be eager to delve into the Bondage/ Discipline/ Submission/ Domination (BDSM) world, but may not be ready to go to the store to buy toys…


An Introduction To BDSM

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

The popularity of 50 Shades of Grey has sparked curiosity of the BDSM world for many. Although the blockbuster brought attention to the BDSM world, 50 Shades Of Grey does…


What is Ethical Porn & Where Can I Find It?

Posted by: Tonya McDaniel, ABD, MEd in Human Sexuality, MSW, LSW

The term “ethical porn” has become an increasingly popular descriptor in the sex entertainment world. Its rise in popularity could be compared to the use of “organic” in the food…


Why People Occassionally Cheat

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Why People Occasionally Cheat

Have you ever wondered why people occasionally cheat in their relationships?  What could possibly be their motivation and how could they violate the delicate thread of trust? …


Jealousy in Open Relationships

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Jealousy is an obstacle faced in most relationships, monogamous and not. Sometimes jealousy arises because our relationship agreements have been broken or exploited. In these times, jealousy tells us “I’m…


A Guide to Bottoming

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

This guide to bottoming will go over major points to take into account when bottoming for the first time. Before going into the guide to bottoming it’s important to review…


A Guide to Topping

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

A Guide to Topping: Whether it’s your first time or 40th time, knowing how to go about topping can enhance the experience for not only yourself, but your partner as well…


Fifty Shades of Grey: How it’s Positive

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Fifty Shades of Grey: How it’s positive for sexuality 

In 2012 the first book of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy hit the shelves and fell into the hands of women…


Sexpectations

Posted by: Libby Gilbertson

Do you hold beliefs around sexuality that your lover is not fulfilling?  Is sex a sensitive area that you have trouble talking about with your lover, friends, or family members…