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A friend of mine recently said to me, "Boy, you guys just don't get a break!". She referred to the stressors my spouse and I have been managing almost steadily for the past three years. I could choose to agree with her but the truth is:I...

Do you fear intimate love? You're not the only one. We all want deep connection. Sometimes we even crave it.  Yet, we find ways to block or ignore intimate moments.Want some examples? Staying single. Spending more time on tech than with our partners. Sustaining chronic conflict. Living in a...

Ever wonder why you don't accept your partner's apology? Or why your partner is still upset with you after you apologize? What went wrong?Back in June, I published "Apologizing With Intention: 4 Reasons Your Apology Didn't Work" for Goodtherapy.org, addressing this very issue. In fact, the apology...

Dominique learned something valuable about sex therapy as we processed her separation. She and her spouse had been married for over 35 years. They met as late teenagers, grew up together and raised 2 children. One of their frequent conflicts involved sexual desire differences.Dominique told me...

If you haven’t caught this sweet, super short love story called "A Romance That Started With a Mistake", recorded for StoryCorps, then click the link to listen and come back to this post. I'm struck by how Bill and Claudia touch on key elements on what makes a...

Q. I just found out I am losing interest in sex and when I have the urge, I don't get satisfied easily and as a result, I don't even reach orgasm anymore. What do I do or should I abstain totally? Please, I need your...

Q. Having a lot of sexual problems since losing my spouse, I don't know what to do about it, it's complicated. A. Loss is never easy, no matter what form we experience it in. As humans, through our quest for connection, we attach to people and...

Q. I had oral sex with my girlfriends boss, never did anything like that before, she asked me to do it to excite her but at the same time, I enjoyed it. Does this mean I'm gay or bisexual? I'm confused, this has to be...

Q. My wife and I are both in our 60's. She has no interest in sex or romance. We haven't been romantically involved in years. I have considered having relations outside of the marriage and have even discussed this with her. I'd like to stay...

For those of you who prefer audio/visual, I've created a video for you that reflects the words of this blog post.  For those who prefer to read, see below. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kqdNS4JuW4&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Today is a new day.Many of you read my Open Letter To Donald Trump, written a few...

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