I Cry by Cheryl Marlene

I Cry

I Cry is one of the articles I write about sacred sexuality. For me, the intimate and the divine are intertwined.

Tinder Trucker Dude by Cheryl Marlene

Tinder Trucker Dude

Tinder Trucker Dude is one of the articles I write about sacred sexuality. For me, the intimate and the divine are intertwined.

One Man Three Husbands by Cheryl Marlene

One Man, Three Husbands

One Man, Three Husbands is one of my articles on sacred sexuality. For me the intimate and the divine are intertwined.

Goddess Emerging by Cheryl Marlene

Goddess Emerging

Goddess Emerging is one of many articles I have written about sacred relationship. Here I explore how I become aware of who I am and who I can become by being aware of my sacred relationship with myself.

I Began the Process of Divorce by Cheryl Marlene

I Began the Process of Divorce

I Began the Process of Divorce is part of the introduction to Sacred Hot Beginnings. This is a book I wrote about my exploration into sacred relationship and sacred sexuality through the experience of online dating after 25 years of marriage ending in divorce.

What is Sacred Relationship? by Cheryl Marlene

What is Sacred Relationship?

What is Sacred Relationship? This is how I define sacred relationship: Engaging in relationship within the empowering, authentic integration of body, mind, heart, and soul. Several years ago, after pulling myself out of the insanity of divorce, I reclaimed my sanity by intentionally choosing a path forward. My first choice had to do with transforming …

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The Relief of Prince Charming by Cheryl Marlene

The Relief of Prince Charming

When I was 12, when asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I knew instinctively what I wanted: Prince Charming on his white steed whisking me away. This response always got a laugh.

Letting Go of Scraps by Cheryl Marlene

Letting Go of Scraps

I’m letting go of scraps. Which is also to say that I’m letting go of making do.

Touched by Cheryl Marlene


I sit on the sofa’s edge, rigid, hands on knees, feeling lost to myself. He sits beside me, carefully reaching out his left hand and resting it gently on my shoulder.
I flinch, the touch breaking my resolve to feel nothing.

Choose You by Cheryl Marlene

Choose You

You can’t choose me until you choose you.  That’s what stands before you: you.  And choice. To be at choice with me requires that you choose you.

Building Prince Charming by Cheryl Marlene

Building Prince Charming

As a writer, sometimes I write to entertain myself and have fun. The following piece is just simple fun. Enjoy!

A Cold Fog by Cheryl Marlene.

A Cold Fog

A Cold Fog is one of many pieces I have written which explores how the intimate is intertwined with the divine. When my desire to feel a man’s finger trace my spine, to feel his lips on mine, to bring him pleasure in return – when this desire goes unfulfilled, the act of self-pleasure hangs …

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Delight in Your Presence by Cheryl Marlene

Delight in Your Presence

Delight in Your Presence is a poem I wrote after meeting someone. I thought I knew how the meeting would go and what I would think. I made my mind up before hand. Which I did even though I knew better. And then … well, I was wrong. Wrong, big time.

No Give, No Take by Cheryl Marlene

No Give, No Take

No Give, No Take explore an aspect of sacred relationship about loosing self just to have connection.

What is Safe Harbor by Cheryl Marlene

What is Safe Harbor?

What is Safe Harbor? :Deep within me is the need to seek sacred relationship. This is relationship with myself and this is relationship with other, especially but not limited to a life partner. In sacred relationship, I seek a sense of alignment, a sense of coming home. In short I seek safe harbor.

This Love Thing A Conclusion by Cheryl Marlene

This Love Thing: A Conclusion

In the months after my divorce, my heart felt closed and bruised. I wondered if I would ever be able to feel love or express love again.
I wondered about my capacity for vulnerability.

This Love Thing by Cheryl Marlelne

This Love Thing

In my twenties, I thought I had this love thing understood. However, three years ago, after divorce, I started dating for the first time in 25 years and got that I had misunderstood.

My Heart Shift of Loneliness by Cheryl Marlene

My Heart Shift of Loneliness

There are moments when the feeling of being alone reaches down into the tail end of my spine with a soreness of too much exertion. I take a long, slow, deep breath to calm my BEing. But before I can respond the sensation hits my heart and single tears trace paths down my cheeks.

Brick Wall by Cheryl Marlene

Brick Wall

Brick Wall is a bit of rant about the lunacy of dating — if I’m honest. I try to be honest with myself and sometimes I gotta say it out loud to make it real.