Understanding Relationships Nurturing Love | Todd Vickers writes for Vivriti.org

Understanding RelationshipsUnderstanding relationships means understanding pain. This is vital if we wish to bring relief to useless suffering. To reduce useless pain is nurturing to love.  But what does that actually mean?

Understand two sources of suffering.

One source is fact based, some event like a toothache, the loss of someone loved, … Read More

Renouncing the limits of love | Todd Vickers on Vivriti.org

renouncing loves limitsWhy aren’t we renouncing loves limits? “Who do you know who does not place a boundary around his love? We are afraid others will use us and that our desire for love makes us foolish. In deference to this fear, we try to be smart and use others in the name of love for our … Read More

Slut shaming – How men can stop it

EJ Slut ShameAuthor Todd Vickers writes at Elephant Journal and looks critically at slut shaming.

The good things around sex often become mixed with a variety of useless pains. My heart weeps at the double messages spoon fed to all of us, especially women. We cannot be reminded too often what culture imposes on our lovers, mothers, sisters, daughters … Read More

5 Reasons to Question Monogamy at Elephant Journal

Let’s Sketch of a Clasiclook at both monogamy and commitment with fresh eyes and consider five reasons to question both cultural ideas.

Let’s not oversimplify the deceit exemplified by Ashley Madison. Widespread cheating suggests sexual impulses exist beyond monogamy.

Many arguments against freer sexuality provoke fear and even persecution exemplified in slut shaming, honor killings and LGBT harassment.

The discovery of trial and error expands our choices. Discovery also exposes our mistakes.

For example, discovering what … Read More

Read About Sexual Pitfalls at Elephant Journal

Thinking WomanTodd’s newest article is now live at Elephant Journal

How to Avoid 5 Sexual Pitfalls.

The goal here is to see flaws in our beliefs so we need not be punished by facts.

 

 

The Relevance of Kabir – One Thousand Review Copies Free

The Relevance of KabirTodd Vickers published The Relevance of Kabir at Smashwords. This eBook will soon be available at your favorite stores like Amazon, Barns & Noble and more. If you would like a free review copy, go to http://therelevanceofkabir.com/ and click on the promotion.

Todd selects the poems from four translations of Kabir on poignant subjects like sex, desire, money, power, and the … Read More

We Believed Lies About Commitments

Commitment Security

What is commitment? If we say it is dedication to a cause or activity remember another  person is not an idea or something we do. When humans became domesticated the concept of property became relevant. Men started treating women as property. In finding a better morality, men offered themselves as … Read More

Sexual Generosity

Sexual Generosity goes beyond kindness and tolerance. Generosity seeks to improve the condition of others regardless of any return. Sexual generosity must include a far-reaching notion… that the joy of another is not a threat.

Three Lovers | Théodore Géricault | Public Domain

 

 

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