CATEGORY: Sexuality and Sexual health 141 articles

Are you experiencing sexual problems? Are you in needs of some tips, tricks and ideas about how to overcome erectile dysfunction, impotence, premature ejaculation, dyspareunia, painful intercourse, orgasm difficulties, overactive sex drive, sex addiction, no sex drive, maybe you are trying to become pregnant but can’t, or simply you don’t know how to have good sex. Maybe the issue is around sexual orientation and you wondering if you are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender and need someone safe to talk with. Or maybe you have experienced one of the following sexual issues: sexual aversions, sexual boredom , poor body image, sexual embarrassment and / or anxiety, depression, chronic pain, cheating Spouse / infidelity, medical problems, sexual trauma marital problems or basic sexual communication problems. If so, sex therapy will help you. For some this will be simply improving sexual performance, for others it will be about sexual communication and intimacy and for others it may be about becoming more comfortable with oneself

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When You See Your Teen Looking at Porn

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

            You come home to what seems to be another ordinary day.  However, as you stop to say hello, you unexpectedly see your teen in the middle of looking at…


How to Keep Romance Alive After Kids

Posted by: Tonya McDaniel, ABD, MEd in Human Sexuality, MSW, LSW

The power of an infant’s smile, coo, or laughter is unimaginable. Some people report feeling an overwhelming, primal urge to keep that tiny human safe and loved at all costs…


How to Shift Your Sexual Scripts

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Sexual scripts state that our beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes about sexuality are constructed from cultural, social, and personal experiences and interactions. When you assess your sexual scripts, you may recognize…


How to Assess Your Sexual Scripts

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

From the moment we are born, we are taught specific social norms and expectations. The behaviors and beliefs that we learn to be appropriate depend on our gender. For example…


What is Ethical Porn & Where Can I Find It?

Posted by: Tonya McDaniel, ABD, MEd in Human Sexuality, MSW, LSW

The term “ethical porn” has become an increasingly popular descriptor in the sex entertainment world. Its rise in popularity could be compared to the use of “organic” in the food…


How to Get Your Resistant Girlfriend Into Porn

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

            There are a lot of associations with pornography.  Just saying “I like pornography” aloud, never mind to your girlfriend, can conjure up several different feelings and beliefs.  Some of…


Common Causes of Vaginismus/GPPPD

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

    Vaginismus, the unconscious tightening of the vaginal muscles, is unpleasant, to say the least. Now classified as Genito-Pelvic Pain Penetration Disorder (GPPPD), this sexual dysfunction makes penetrative sex unpleasant…


Telling Your Partner That You Are Asexual

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

Telling Your Partner That You’re Asexual

You've done some research and personal reflection, and you're confident that you’re asexual.  You are well-versed in this orientation and how it applies to…


Exactly What Is Asexuality

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

           The United States is slowly getting more sex savvy, so you’ve probably heard the term “asexuality” pop up with friends or online.  You think that…


Advocating to Your Doctor About Possible Vaginismus

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

Advocating to Your Doctor About Possible Vaginismus

 

Things just haven’t seemed right with sex.  You find yourself avoiding or dreading penetration because you find it difficult, maybe even painful and…


Erectile Dysfunction Survey

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

15-20% of American men will experience erectile dysfunction at some point in their life. Despite its ubiquity, Erectile Dysfunction still causes distress for many men experiencing it. It’s common for…


Pelvic Floor Flex/Relax Continuum Exercise

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Though many men have never paid much attention to their pelvic floor muscle, it plays  an important part in maintaining erections. If you are experiencing difficulty with your erections, strengthening…


Pelvic Floor Muscle Strengthening Exercise

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

One of the most common contributors to Erection Dysfunction is anxiety. Anxiety from relationship stress, pressure at work, financial duress or any number of things can show up in your…


Why People Occassionally Cheat

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Why People Occasionally Cheat

Have you ever wondered why people occasionally cheat in their relationships?  What could possibly be their motivation and how could they violate the delicate thread of trust? …


How to Come Out to Family

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

How to Come Out to Members of Your Family: The mere thought of sharing with your family that you are questioning your sexual orientation can be anxiety producing.   You have no…

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