Ego and self-serving biases shape the life story we share with the world—and with ourselves. The good news: An internal reckoning will help us better comprehend who we truly are.
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Mellissa Withers, Ph.D., M.H.S on November 10, 2021 in Modern Day Slavery
Although recent years have seen an increase in online crimes against children, powerful technology can help us in the ongoing struggle against it.
Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on November 9, 2021 in Close Encounters
A new survey finds that singles are seeking more commitment and a slower progression to physical intimacy.
Loriann Oberlin MS, LCPC on November 8, 2021 in The Full Picture
How one habit helps both women and men to relax, improve their health, and add some sizzle between the sheets.
Silva Neves on November 8, 2021 in Talking Sex and Relationships
Conversion therapy is an unethical and harmful practice. Government has been slow in legally protecting individuals from it.
Suzanne B. Phillips, Psy.D., ABPP on November 7, 2021 in Speaking About Trauma
Regardless of what we tell ourselves about the good old days, or that things will be different, reconnecting with an ex warrants crucial considerations.
Mitzi Perdue MPA on November 7, 2021 in To End Human Trafficking
Young people experiencing normal ups and downs may look for emotional support on the Internet, where predators have well-honed playbooks for reeling them in.
David W. Wahl Ph.D. on November 5, 2021 in This Sexual Self
There are few topics in human sexuality as complex as sexual fantasies. One area to explore is when an individual has no interest in living out their fantasies.
Katherine Nelson-Coffey, Ph.D. on November 4, 2021 in Living Life Well
Does having children make people miserable? A close look some research on this topic.
Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D. on November 3, 2021 in The Attraction Doctor
The routine affection of a kiss here or a cuddle there can improve your sex life and emotional connection with a partner.
Steven Ing MFT on November 2, 2021 in Sexual Futurist
People may agree on the meaning of equality, but how do they establish equity, or fairness, in their love lives?
Chelom E. Leavitt, J.D./Ph.D. on November 2, 2021 in Sexual Mindfulness
If you want to feel more joy in your relationship, practice sitting with sorrow.
Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on November 2, 2021 in Emotional Fitness
Just because we are going through the pandemic doesn’t mean we have to stop getting closer and creating a wonderful life with the ones we care about.
Michael Tobin Ph.D. on November 1, 2021 in The Marital Labyrinth Series
The alluring nature of an affair may act like a temporary cure for marital loneliness.
Chelom E. Leavitt, J.D./Ph.D. on November 1, 2021 in Sexual Mindfulness
Don't rely on your partner to create the mood—do it yourself.
Michael Castleman M.A. on October 31, 2021 in All About Sex
Remote sex—trading sexts, or phone, FaceTime, or Zoom sex—offers distant lovers intimate connections while apart. Could it work for you?
Paul Joannides Psy.D. on October 30, 2021 in As You Like It
Not all healthcare providers understand semen allergies. Here's what you need to know.
Adam A. Rogers Ph.D. on October 29, 2021 in Thriving Teens
When should parents begin regular conversations about sex with their teens? The answer is likely right now.
Silva Neves on October 29, 2021 in Talking Sex and Relationships
Conversion therapy is not as rare as we would like to think. Many people may be at risk from the harmful practice, under various guises.
Nan J. Wise Ph.D. on October 29, 2021 in Why Good Sex Matters
Eroticism starts with having a passion for living. Our lives might be a bit curtailed in times of challenge, but our imaginations can run free.
David W. Wahl Ph.D. on October 29, 2021 in This Sexual Self
A recent study reveals that challenges to sexual intimacy for couples dealing with diagnosed depression may find improvement with sexual communication.
Gurit E. Birnbaum, Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Intimately Connected
What are the broader implications of having certain sexual fantasies?
Martin Graff Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in Love, Digitally
Ancestral men who could run and successfully track prey would also have been desirable to women. Couples who run together today report having more sex.
Ritch C. Savin-Williams Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in Sex, Sexuality, and Romance
The decision to have sex involves confirming a romantic commitment and having fun.
Haruna Miyamoto-Borg LCSW on October 26, 2021 in Couples and Culture
Letting go of stereotypical male gender roles can be transformative for a shared sex life.
Sari Cooper, CST, LCSW on October 25, 2021 in Sex Esteem
Partners are frequently fine-tuning what information they keep secret and what information they maintain as private within their monogamy agreement.
Marianne Brandon Ph.D. on October 24, 2021 in The Future of Intimacy
We are attempting to whitewash sexuality—clean it up, make it politically correct. From the view in my therapy room, it’s not going that well.
Ronald E. Riggio Ph.D. on October 23, 2021 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
What secrets can people discover from how you greet others?
Meghna Mahambrey Ph.D. on October 22, 2021 in SPARK
Want a quick and easy way to improve your relationship overnight? Learn to speak one another's love languages.
Isadora Alman MFT, CST on October 22, 2021 in Sex & Sociability
Sex is still possible if a man is unable to get an erection. Broaden the idea of sex, explore, and think creatively.
Robert T Muller Ph.D. on October 20, 2021 in Talking About Trauma
People in kink communities need support and acceptance, not judgment.