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What is Endometriosis?

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A very common condition affecting many women is endometriosis. It is not known exactly how many women it affects, but some studies put the number as high as 20%. This percentage may actually be higher, because it cannot be definitively diagnosed without a direct view (by laparscopic view […]

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The Healing Power of Touch

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Touch is such a basic necessity for us that it affects both our physical and mental health and is a vital part of our survival. Non-sexual touching with your partner helps provide this need and is one of the joys of being in a relationship. When couples […]

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What is Sex Therapy Anyway?

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Our sexuality is a natural reflection of all of who we are. When we have a satisfying sex life, we feel happy, powerful, and full of vitality. And we are healthier too – with a physiological state that promotes better mood, less anxiety, comfort, and a sense of calm […]

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Giving Men Oral Sex (for Non-Actors)

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With the ever increasing exposure to pornography available today, more and more people are using porn as their model on which they base their sexual activity.  Doing this often leads people to very unrealistic expectations about many different aspects of sexual activity, including level of excitement and response […]

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Sexual Fantasies

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One element of our sex life that adds to our arousal and sexual pleasure is sexual fantasy. These can be images, scenes, or stories that can range from very simple, to very complex and involved. They are shaped by several different factors including early experiences, ideas about ourselves […]

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Learning to Masturbate

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The nature of things is that life isn’t fair, and different circumstances of life can either be a benefit or a difficulty for us. When considering masturbation, whether your family is more anxious, or more religious, or whether you have your own room or not, or even […]

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Exercising Your Concentration for a Better Sex Life

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Most people have heard about the use of meditation for relaxation. We first learn to focus on our breath, which grounds us in the present and helps quiet our mind of all other thoughts for the moment. It is a wonderful practice that becomes easier to do with […]

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How Anxiety Messes-Up Sex

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In my practice, I have to say that upwards of 80% of the difficulties that people have with their sex lives and sexual functioning is rooted in anxiety. Most of the work I do is teaching people how to let go of their anxiety and just allow themselves […]

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New G-spot Study – Deconstructed

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Do you think that you have a G-spot? No? Oh well, I guess then it doesn’t really exist!

If the above sounds like a big leap in logic to you, then you are not alone. There has been so much buzz lately about the new study […]

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Create your own reality

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Where did you learn about your sexuality? Was it from friends at school? Was it from books in the library? Was it from porn magazine or movies? Was it from your parents or other family members? And what things in your life went on to shape your idea […]

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