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How Do You Empathetically Down-Level With Your Partner?

“How do I de-escalate empathetically with a partner?”  So there’s a great worksheet in my book for this. It’s the down-leveling worksheet. You can find all the worksheets from my book for free on my website, DrLizPowell.com/book-resources.  I think the best thing to think about here is, think about it as not like you doing […]

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Expert Tips for Sex Party Safety

“I’m interested in attending a sex party but don’t know where to start. I want to make sure I’m being safe and also, a little nervous.” I have so many questions. You know, therapist, this is what we do. When you say you want to make sure you’re being safe, what kind of safety are […]

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What’s the deal with BDSM contracts?

I’ve heard that some BDSM relationships have written contracts. How legitimate are they? Are they necessary? Fifty Shades of Grey very much popularized the idea of a written contract. Written contracts are not unheard of in BDSM. You know, Mollena Lee Williams-Haas and her partner Georg, they have a written contract. There are some people […]

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Can you have a healthy relationship with a narcissist?

Can you have a healthy relationship with a narcissist? I am not someone who will give a blanket yes or no to almost anything because there are almost aways exceptions. The thing that I would say about having a healthy relationship with a narcissist is that narcissistic tendencies, narcissistic personality traits, narcissistic personality disorder, these […]

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How do I practice BDSM safely as a beginner?

I am newly exploring the BDSM community. What is your advice to practice safely as a beginner? So, I love this question because it lets me say the thing that I always say which is that safe isn’t really a thing. We can do safer. We can do risk-aware. We can do managing our risk. […]

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Are relationships supposed to be 50/50?

Are relationships supposed to be 50/50? This is a great question because I think that it is – I get to give another therapist answer, which is a big like “It depends.” When we talk about a relationship being 50/50, what I will often talk with about clients or friends is, is your relationship equitable? […]

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Are kinks hereditary?

How are kinks usually developed? Are they hereditary? So hereditary is a fascinating question. When we look at whatever science we have around things like desire which is where kink stuff would be under the larger umbrella like related to who are attracted to, why are you attracted to them, what kind of sex acts […]

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Is polyamory a sexuality?

Is polyamory a sexuality? This is such a loaded question because I think that often this comes up in a debate around whether polyamory is a version of queerness, whether you are queer if you are polyamorous, whether polyamory fits under, belongs under the LGBTQ+ umbrella. And the reason that it’s often heated and very […]

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How do I find the right relationship structure for me?

How do I find the right relationship structure for me? This is a hard question to answer. God! I’m such a therapist, right? This is a hard question to answer because I don’t think that any person has like one right relationship structure. I think that our relationship structures are a product of who we […]

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How do I balance the ‘mental load’ in my relationships?

“I feel like I take on the majority of the mental load of my partner and I don’t know how to find balance. Do you have any advice that can help me?” So for anyone who doesn’t know, the mental load is a term that was coined by a person whose name I’ve just forgotten […]

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