THE MAKING LOVE RETREAT
As created by Diana Richardson, pioneer of the Slow Sex movement.

Time for Love

Holidays are traditionally a time that can be filled with good cheer and blessings, but sometimes it can also be a time of stress as the tensions of a relationship show up more clearly. Time spent being ‘busy’ through the year can sometimes be a way to avoid some deeper issues in a relationship, and in particular, the health of the sexual relating. There’s a common joke that men can...

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My Zurich Experience – The Attracting Force of Woman

My Zurich Experience – The Attracting Force of Woman

I was just in Zurich recently and I found myself with half an hour to wait to meet my partner downstairs outside our hotel. The hotel was by the river Limmat, and outside were lovely little tables right on the river where the Swiss enjoy their drinks and coffees. Instead though, I decided to go back upstairs and use the time to lie on the bed and relax - and...

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Ladies, you have permission …

Recently a couple were sitting with Gene and I, and we were discussing some of the difficulties that were confronting them in their sexual relationship at present. They were a committed pair who obviously loved each other and were devoted to a long-term relationship. The woman’s eyes welled up with tears as we offered the suggestion to not force her body into sex at any time…. that any sense of...

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Sex on the run? ... or gourmet love?

Do you sometimes feel like you are running after yourself just keeping up with all the commitments of life – work, children, family, relationships, social commitments?

Is finding balance a challenge for you?

Lately I have found hardly a moment to myself, let alone spend time doing the things that I know bring me back to balance. – like exercising, meditating, being still, yoga, dancing or, making love – these are the...

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How to be 'Present'?

These days we hear all the time about ‘being present’ and in many ways, it can become such a concept of the mind for the spiritual seeker.

When we move from this seeking of the mind TO THE BODY, we immediately become present. Using the sensations of breath, we are instantly here in the body, therefore in the present. Bringing our attention to the inner subtle sensations of the body, we...

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