A lot of people ask me, just what does a sex therapist do and how do I know if I need or could benefit from one? The following represents a recent interview to help answer those questions. Interviewer [I]: Can you summarize in one sentence who typically seeks you out? Sex Therapist [ST]: Couples and individuals who want to strengthen and improve their sexual relationship.
No one gets a free pass when it comes to heartbreak. I'm not just referring to the grown up kind when we breakup with a lover, I'm referring to the heartbreak we experience as the natural result of just being a human being. It begins in childhood; young people suffer a great deal of heartbreak. I remember when I was in 2nd grade and my best friend Mary chose to take another friend on her family vacation instead of me. I was devastated; how could she betray me after all the secrets we shared?
Technology has opened new doors when it comes to love! More and more people are finding themselves in long-distance relationships (LDR's) these days. This is partly due to technological advances and to a more global marketplace in addition to other factors.
“You’ve got to accentuate the positive.” (Song by Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer, 1944) A positive attitude (or even a less negative attitude) has the potential to change lives. This old song lyric came to mind while reading The Roller-Coaster Years – Raising Your Child Through the Maddening Yet Magical Middle School Years (Gianetti & Sagarese). This is a fascinating book for parents of 10-15-year-olds, and for parents who want a gl
A few months ago, I wrote a column about three things that men hate. It was meant to illuminate those things that men generally feel negatively toward. However, it may have erroneously created the impression that guys are discontented with their lives and possess a primarily negative world-view. And honestly, nothing could be further from the truth. So, in the interest of fair and even coverage of the mind and motivations of the male of the species, I want to explore the other side of things. I’m talking about those things that men pretty much universa
As Valentine’s Day approaches divorced women are wondering how they deal with it, a day that is devoted to romance and love. Divorced women often report that their pain of loss increases as they are bombarded with images of hearts and flowers everywhere they look. They cannot even walk inside of a grocery store without seeing big white teddy bears holding large red heart candy boxes. To make matters worse, it appears that there are happy couples everywhere!
Make your Valentine’s Day about love in general instead of just about romantic love. It’s your holiday and it's possible to adjust it so you feel strong instead of weak, happy instead of sad, loved instead of lonely. You have a choice. Option 1: You can choose to whine and cry with negative, bitter single women and justify why you're happy to be single so that you may at some point believe it yourself (I realize there are some of us who really are happy single) or commiserate as to why all men are the s
Let's be honest. Manti Te'o and your stalker please leave the news headlines. I'm sure Manti would appreciate that. And as for the confused Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, while molestation may have led to some of your actions, being gay is in the DNA and not to be compared to a "drug addiction." If you want to be cured then go to a liars anonymous group to be healed or continue to chat with Dr. Phil because he's bound to get you straightened out.
Meet Men. Top 11 Super Bowl Facts For Single Women [EXPERT} Even for you singles who are not so sporty, you can still find inspiration from football and the men who enjoy it. You can ohhh and aww at the player’s athletic ability, or their good looks and big muscles. I’m not a sports fanatic, but I watched the Steelers play the Giants a couple months back and I was amazed with these all American heroes and the things they could do with their bodies and a ball.