Posts Tagged: sex in America

Limited Offer … Limited Supply!! Sex, God, & the Conservative Church – Erasing Sexual Shame! #endreligioussexualshame

AMAZING ENDORSEMENTS FOR SEX, GOD, & THE CONSERVATIVE CHURCH! Whether you were affected by the church’s negative view of sex, or you are a clinician who works with people whose sexual experience has been diminished, many have been waiting for this book for years! The wait is almost over! LIMITED SUPPLY … the publisher will likely… Read more »

Large Scale Spiritual Abuse Caused by Evangelical Leaders Under Trump

Spiritual Abuse is Devastating   Emma Green, staff writer for the Atlantic, wrote a lovely piece on Feb 11th about how Shannon Dingle, mother of six children, had just been forced to resign from a conservative Christian organization because she had expressed opposing views about Donald Trump. In the article, story after story illustrated how… Read more »

6 Breathtaking Endorsements for Sex, God & the Conservative Church!

  While we are still designing the actual cover for my upcoming book … I am beyond grateful for these recent endorsements!!! “Masterfully integrating psychology and theology, Sellers gives us a groundbreaking, razor-sharp view into conservative Christian culture and its shame-inducing sexual ethic. As a psychologist, I am impressed by the precision, validity and robustness… Read more »

Shame and Sex in America

Here is a question I received from a reader: “When I look at culture in this country, I see a lot of shame. Shame that is attached to sexuality in a fear-based and pathologizing fashion that doesn’t seem to be as present in other cultures in the same way. As you and Carl Jung suggest,… Read more »

A Letter to Joshua Harris – Let This Shape You, not Shame You

Hey Joshua – You’ve been on my mind these last few weeks since you publicly ‘came out’ and apologized for the impact of your books. I have admired your willingness to listen to the stories – the profound pain and anger. It is searing and immense and devastating. I feel the radiation of shame you must feel. … Read more »

The DNA of a Couple vs the DNA of a Couple’s Therapist

When couples think of the skills needed to keep their love vibrant, they often think of having good communication, high emotional, social and sexual intelligence, good conflict resolution and negotiation skills, and a strong alignment of values and interests.  If we did not grow up in a family emulating these qualities for us, we often have… Read more »

5 Ways You May be Slowly Destroying Your Husband and Your Marriage

These days, while I still have a clinical practice, I do even more clinical supervision (helping other clinicians to be better couples, sex and spiritual intimacy therapists).  The other day I was staffing a case with one of my supervisees that was all too familiar.  It was of a couple married 23 years with two… Read more »