Get (com)passionate with Elephant’s favorite articles on heart-touching, soul-touching, you-know-what-touching love.

Compassion is hot. Sex can be mindful, and soulful, and (rumor has it) enlightening—or not. Whether we’re learning to love alone, together, or together-for-tonight, we can find genuine connection and respectful delight in mind and body. Enjoy this collection of insight from those mindful writers who aren’t afraid to make us blush.