Love + Relationships

Let’s Celebrate: A Sensual Sirenalia!

Welcome to a pleasure-soaked celebration of the new moon, solar eclipse, and solstice! During this powerful time, I want to invite you to fall in love with yourself, summon the love you want and deserve, and swoon with rapture during…

Falling in love . . . fantasy or reality?

Falling in love is just a myth. What we have is so much greater. I, your Mer creature pulling you down into the deepest depths. You, my Angel soaring me above the tips of the highest mountain peaks. Both of us Sovereigns of our domains. Never giving up ourselves And enmeshing into that story of old. For Water is always water and Air is always air. My heart is sending you secret messages Over the vast distances between us. I love how you receive them and dive down from the Heavens to meet me at the water line. A holy union so graceful that…

What is a “meet cute?”

In film and television, a “meet cute” is a scene in which the two people who will form a future romantic couple meet for the first time, typically under unusual, humorous, or “cute” circumstances. This type of scene is a…

A little pleasure medicine.

At the end of the Psyche (Soul) & Eros (Love) story, they bring a daughter into the world, whom they name Hedone, meaning “pleasure” (Voluptas was her Roman name). The union of Soul + Erotic Love begets Pleasure. In the philosophy of…

Sacred Pleasure Pause: Episode 4, David Deida “Dear Lover”

This is a reading of the beginning of Chapter 6 of Deida’s book, Dear Lover. “Your body’s openness—your capacity to surrender open with your whole body so your heart can be ravished and taken by love—is a doorway to ecstatic…