We all have body parts that we either feel uncomfortable with or really don’t like. When you are massaging a part of the body you know your partner has mentioned that they don’t like, really give that area time and love. In your own mind, tell that part of the body, as you are massaging it, how beautiful it is and how perfect it is. Initially, they may be tense, but gently and smoothly allow that part to open and receive your love. I have found that the abdominal area is a common issue for women. If your partner is a mother, when you massage her abdomen, in your own mind, express gratitude that it helped create the miracle of life, and how wonderful it is, or if she hasn’t had children still tell this area how precious it is. I think a woman can always be reminded that she has a beautiful, divine, feminine body. As John Gray, the author of “Men are from Mars and women are from Venus”, says, “when a man touches their partner in a non sexual supportive manner up to 10 times a day, the woman’s confidence increases”. So imagine the positive physiological effect you are having on the body image of the person you love.
About the stomach, it has only been since the 70’s that scientist have found that the stomach has a brain, known as the gut brain. It works independently from the cranium brain, and it has been found that there are a lot of emotions and memories held in the stomach. So, be gentle and loving when massaging this area. It is, also, the second largest elimination organ after the skin, which usually is a bit sluggish and benefits from movement and relaxation.