Author Archives: Betty Martin

About Betty Martin

Betty is a former holistic health care professional and loves the interplay of emotions, body and that ineffable notion called spirit. She serves men, women and couples but most of her excitement these days is in training and mentoring other SI’s in the area of professional clarity, assessment, boundaries and consent.

The Quality of Presence in your Hands

Not all touch involves sex and not all sex includes touch. But most of us, for a steady diet, prefer the kind of sex that does include touch. Indeed, most of the time, touch is the major ingredient. This is … Continue reading

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Sacred Sexuality ~ some thoughts

You may have heard the expression ‘Sacred Sexuality’. How can that be? Haven’t we all been taught that our spiritual lives are at the opposite end of the spectrum from our physical and sexual lives? What do they have to … Continue reading

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A lucky man

Love is a mystery. I don’t know how he does it, but he just keeps loving me. And it is this, in the end, that opens my door again. I am eager to touch him, his face, his shoulders, the … Continue reading

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Waking up the Fire

We are sitting on the floor, and he leans against the couch, and I lean back against his chest, resting my head against his shoulder. I have been teaching him how to ask for what he wants, how to touch, … Continue reading

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Yes, she says

I want to be the young girl, and I want you to be the strong man, he said. I want to feel like you are awakening me. Am I more fatherly, or is this sexual? I ask him. Not sure, … Continue reading

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The Transmission

We sit for a bit at first, hearing his story, why he is here, which is basically that he has no idea, only that he knew he had to meet me. Then we sit in silence for a couple minutes, … Continue reading

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