July 19, 2018

Penetration is not the only route to pleasure, how skilled are you at using your hands?

Sex on a first date. I've done it often. I've also waited, for a variety of different reasons including fear of another's perception of me, desire to prevent additional vulnerability...

July 17, 2018

Check out a recent story I did here!

April 13, 2017

Understanding gender based arousal, in a general sense

January 11, 2017

Growing up in America in the last half a century, the parenting I received centered around making sure I didn't die. Teach me the basic skills to not do things that would result in severe harm to my body, make sure I can open cans of food and basic stove functions. Kee...

January 11, 2017

I was recently quoted in this article on pegging. While it's not entirely representative of my comments, it's not bad. How about you? What is it like for you to try new things? Is it more difficult to explore butt stuff as a result of the stigma associated? Another ben...

December 9, 2016

Therapy is old hat to most people, if you have not experienced it directly, you've at least seen dramatic portrayals of elongated couch laying sessions and the probing of your inner thoughts and feelings. Add the word sex before therapy though and suddenly understandin...

November 1, 2016

Sparks fly and bodies meld when you’re having great sex. But what happens when it cools and morphs into a routine?

Sexual intimacy presents an opportunity for great connectivity, self discovery, pleasure and vivacity. But it can also be a source of loss, pain, fear and...

November 1, 2016

So Polyamory is hard. While we like some things that are hard, namely penis' and tasty cheese, relationships are not at the top of that list. And yet, so many choose polyamory every day and learn to connect and thrive. As a therapist who has worked with trauma, attachm...

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