What is internet addiction? What is your reaction when you hear those words in a movie or on the news? How about when you read an article in the local paper, or see a tweet that refers to internet addiction? Do you shrug your shoulders or roll your eyes… or does that phrase “internet addiction” resonate somehow?
Recent articles in the New York Times, Does Couples Therapy Work? And Wall Street Journal, Couples Therapy for One: To Fix a Marriage, Some Go Alone suggest that couples therapy is not always the answer to fixing a broken relationship and I tend to agree.
You know something that has always confused me? Some of the unenlightened see vibrators and dildos as replacements for a partner. As I mentioned in my blog about sex toy addiction, a sex toy is only an enhancement. Toys are an APPETIZER. Your PARTNER is the main course. Seriously, how often are you completely satisfied by an appetizer? Sex toys are designed primarily to get you warmed up, and it’s common knowledge that women typically need more warm up then men.
I get turned on a lot. But nothing turns me on more than when I’m sitting across from a woman I’m attracted to… …and I’m looking deep into her eyes and she’s looking back into mine. I wonder what she’s thinking. Nothing turns me on more than when I am on a date and I’m sharing a story, and the woman is looking directly into my eyes.
April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. Despite such emphasis on early identification, a lot of parents and pediatricians remain ill--informed about the early signs as well as treatment options. Treatment for Autism should include the entire family, as the family requires thorough understanding of the disorder and must be actively engaged in the administration of social and behavioral treatment interventions. Interventions focused only on the Autistic child are a disservice to the family and will not yield optimal results.
"Can you believe she just did that?!" Marcy is outraged. She and her boyfriend are out dancing with a group of friends. She notices another woman checking out her guy — even though he's obviously with Marcy. At one point, the woman grabs Marcy's boyfriend and starts dancing with him. He is embarrassed but plays along and dances for a few minutes with her.
Male masturbation has become so commonplace to talk about that it's even become a joke — men get to have all the fun making love (to pies and socks and all sorts of other imaginative things). So why don't we talk about female masturbation on the same level?
Dear Dr. Romance: How can one get over the nervousness of dating again when its been quite a few years since their last date? Dear Reader: If your last relationship lasted for a while, dating again can be a scary proposition. These guidelines can help: Dr. Romance's Guidelines for Successful Dating
I commented recently on a forum thread about “Pornography Addiction.” There were many replies but what I read as an underlying theme is that pathological use of porn- the type that becomes a compulsion and creates consequences in the person’s life- is primarily the aftermath of childhood trauma. Oh. And that it doesn’t neccesarily have anything to do with being “addicted.”