The Beginning of a Sensitive Person’s Trek Toward Wholeness and Writing

The Beginning of a Sensitive Person’s Trek Toward Wholeness and Writing

2011. Space2live came to life in February of that year.  I wanted a venue to post my writing, receive feedback and generally administer self-therapy. I needed a foundation of work to leap from to even consider writing for a living. I wanted to improve and shape my writing. I wanted to see how consistent I […]

Speak an Introvert’s Love Language and Get More Action

Speak an Introvert’s Love Language and Get More Action

A marriage counselor once asked my former husband and me what part we each played at the end of the Thanksgiving meal. Did we pop up and start clearing dishes or did we remain seated, rooted in conversation with other diners? I am a stay seated kind of gal. When people start buzzing around me clearing […]

Sapiosexuality: Curiosity and Intelligence, Two of the Biggest Turn Ons?

Sapiosexuality: Curiosity and Intelligence, Two of the Biggest Turn Ons?

I was lit up mentally, spiritually and sexually. Spending the day privately touring the Minneapolis Institute of Arts newest exhibit turned me on. The curator’s detailed and delicious delivery of facts and folklore fed my brain. The intermingling of history, art, beauty, politics and relationships perfectly activated my intuitive spider-web thinking. Ideas and concepts playfully had sex with each […]

Disclosing Yourself Through Sex: How Revealing Are You?

Disclosing Yourself Through Sex: How Revealing Are You?

…if sexual intimacy has to do with disclosing yourself through sex, people who can let themselves be known have more potential for profound sexual experiences. — Dr. David Schnarch, Passionate Marriage How willing to be known are you? Does intense intimacy scare you? As someone who seeks out intense intimacy and profound connection, Dr. Schnarch’s quote intrigues […]

Eroticism Requires Space. Are You Getting Any?

Eroticism Requires Space. Are You Getting Any?

Does the space introverts need in a relationship create an opening for better sex? Does too much intimacy weaken your sexual attraction? In the beginning… It seems every relationship starts out hot and heavy. You can’t get enough of each other. You walk around all day dreaming about your new love; their smile, their words, their body. […]

Introverts, Energy and Love: The Best of Space2live 2014

Introverts, Energy and Love: The Best of Space2live 2014

What did I learn about relationships this year? What did I learn about introversion? Relationship revelation Looking for what you want can cause you to miss out on what you need. I had a complicated list of wants and expectations for potential partners. I would meet men who seemed to have many of these qualities but […]