Posts Tagged: society

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 »

This Will Be My Last Prayer … Til Trump is Out of Office

  Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Have mercy on us Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Free us from the bondage of sin and death Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Hear our prayer. Grant us peace. For the… Read more »

The 3 Ways Removing Sexuality from Spirituality has Made us Bad Lovers

  The other day I was being interviewed for an upcoming podcast and was asked the number one issue I see in my practice.  I said it was couples complaining of having bad sex – not enough … quantity, pleasure, variety, intimacy … you name it. I made the point that our culture raises heterosexuals… 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 Secrets Every Sex Therapist Wants You to Know …

The other day one of my clients came in and said, “All these years, I’ve had it all wrong! I had no idea sex could be this good – this much fun!”  I thought to myself, “I seriously have the best job in the world!! I get paid to help people be better lovers …… Read more »

The Erotic is NOT the Pornographic!

The subject said: The Erotic as Power The email read: “You will love this.” My dear friend Jim, who knows my passion and commitment for people to discover what culture has failed to teach them about their capacity for intimacy and their erotic potential, sent to me a reading by Activist and Poet, Audre Lorde… Read more »

TODAY’S PORN … What ALL Adults, Teens and Parents NEED to Understand About High-Speed Internet Porn

Recently I have met more and more people whose lives have been captured by internet porn.  They describe themselves compulsively preoccupied, seeped in cycles of shame and secrecy, and for many men, dealing with an inability to perform with their partner(s). I have also met many physicians who describe an alarming rise in reports of erectile dysfunction (ED)… Read more »