In her new teachable story about an average couple dealing with sexual hangups, mishaps and challenges, Psychologist and YourTango Expert Anne Stirling Hastings helps readers explore exactly what it takes to be in a successful marriage — with a Read More
"I know this is really hard, Sharon," Dr. Anna said after I cried for a few minutes. I swear, my eyes were so puffy I wondered what people thought.
"I have seen many couples go through sexual betrayal and heal well from it. Yes, many divorce, but you and Robert Read More
I found Katherine. After a wonderful date I didn’t call. Ever. After two years in college, and a wonderful psych teacher who talked about sexual shame, I came to my senses. Could I undo the harm I had caused?
Katherine agreed to meet me at a coffee shop. “I was horrible to you,” I started ...
“Don’t we have a good relationship?” I asked Robert one cold morning. I was having difficulty eating my breakfast. “Why do we get in arguments like this? Should we get counseling?”
We had been in a slump for weeks, and I couldn’t figure out what to do. Our sex life had ...
Once Robert and I got started talking in bed, it was amazing to see how effective it was. I would never have guessed that stopping sex and talking about my feelings would make it better. I had focused on getting aroused, increasing the arousal, and going to that incredible place that leads to orgasm. I thought ...