Category Archives for Eroticism

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Cultivating Erotic Freedom: Healing from Purity Culture and Sexual Shame

Cultivating erotic freedom is potent medicine for all humans. It is the portal that opens us to our creative potential and unique gifts. For many of us, raised in Western culture, the idea of erotic freedom is elusive, confusing, and anxiety-provoking. We long to feel free and joyful in our body and our sexual expression, […]

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The Four Roots of Wild Belonging Ryan Couples Therapy Tacoma, WA

The Four Roots of Wild Belonging

We all want to belong. To have a soft place to land that holds us and protects us. A place that supports us, offers understanding, acceptance, and encourages us to thrive. A place in which we can be our truest, most authentic self, and experience unconditional love.  But in today’s world, true belonging is continuously […]

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4 Guided Meditations to Awaken Your Sexual Well-Being

4 Guided Meditations to Awaken Your Sexual Well-Being

Guided meditations can serve as a portal to awakening your sexual well-being. For many, creating sexual experiences consisting of pleasure, peace, ease, connection, joy, embodiment, and compassionate acceptance seem to be out of reach, impossible, or not realistic. Obstacles to creating sexual well-being are many. Some are: Painful past relationships and experiences Trauma Attachment wounds […]

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Autumnal Blessings – Serpent Wisdom and Transformation – Ryan Couples Therapy Tacoma, WA

Autumn: Sacred Mystery, Serpent Wisdom, and Transformation

Autumn Blessings! Autumn is a time to return, remember, reclaim and rewild. Autumn is a time to be inspired by the mystery of the unknown, to embrace the wisdom of the serpent and the energy of transformation. A time of trusting the birth/death/rebirth cycle. A time to ground into Mother Earth’s abundance and wrap ourselves […]

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Remembering the Body’s Wisdom

Remembering our body’s inherent wisdom is a practice that will help us heal from the destructiveness of the diet industry, diet culture, and the tenets of white supremacy and patriarchal standards of beauty. Ancient cultures knew how to listen to and revere the messages of one’s body. They used the earth’s food (pure, natural, whole […]

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Yoni Love: Ancient Feminine Wisdom

Yoni love is a path to connect to our ancient feminine wisdom. I love being in deep conversation with other women about yoni love, sexuality, sensuality, pleasure, desire; about how all of these things are inter-connected to our divine feminine wisdom, to our ancestral wisdom, and to the heartbeat of the life force held deep […]

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Wild Belonging – Healing our Broken World – Ryan Couples Therapy Tacoma, WA

Wild Belonging: Healing our Broken World

Wild Belonging, is a portal into healing our broken world. I recently launched my new online course, “Wild Belonging: how to honor the intimate connection between sexuality, compassion, and the cosmos.” The course focuses on the practices of body love, pleasure, sensuality, sacred sexuality, and eroticism while creating a deep connection to the wisdom held […]

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Creating Intimacy in Uncertain Times

Creating intimacy in uncertain times can be a huge challenge. In creating intimacy during uncertainty, compassion will be required more than ever. Without compassion, we will feel more distressed and less connected. For some partners, creating intimacy during this time of quarantine and social distancing will come naturally. It can be a welcomed time of […]

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Coming Home – A Sacred Wild Belonging _ Ryan Couples Therapy Tacoma, WA

Coming Home: A Sacred Wild Belonging

Coming Home: Welcomed Retreat or Fostering more Fear? Coming Home to ourselves and our loved ones has become something quite different than “business as usual” in the last couple of weeks in our country. With the COVID-19 pandemic, coming home and staying home, now is filled with complex emotions and lots of uncertainty. For those […]

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Wild Belonging sex, compassion, and the cosmos Ryan Couples Therapy Tacoma WA

Wild Belonging: sex, compassion, and the cosmos

WHAT IS WILD BELONGING? Wild Belonging. The place welling up from deep within our soul when we no longer accept the falsehoods and myths we have been told about our value, our worth, our sexual beauty and power. Wild Belonging is where we find ourselves when we integrate our sexuality, our practice of compassion and […]

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