In the United States, there were an estimated 252,000 weight loss surgeries performed in 2018, according to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeries. Significant weight loss either by surgical means or other methods brings a lot of changes for people and their partners when it comes to sex, intimacy, body image, and dating. Yet,…

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Yes, men experience painful sex too. It’s just that no one talks about it. There are several types of pain men experience during intercourse and other sexual activities. According to Wayne JG Hellstrom, MD and Kenneth DeLay, MD “The term “dyspareunia” refers to pain associated with sexual intercourse, which can affect men as well as women and…

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If you are experiencing pain when having or attempting to have intercourse, you are certainly not alone. According to an article published in Harvard Health, “Millions of women experience pain before, during or after sexual intercourse. Many women suffer in silence and don’t seek the help they need, or they have trouble finding a clinician who…

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Sex is a taboo subject.  I know, believe me. We have been taught by parents, teachers, society, and other authorities that it’s so wrong, bad, dirty, disgusting and that it ought not be talked about aloud. Oh…and by the way, you should also be amazing at it, men know exactly what women want without any…

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Hello. I missed writing a blog last month because, well…all hell broke loose. I write to you from my home.  Seeing my dear clients online or by phone. We’re all experiencing little human contact. Feeling vulnerable. I’m sure you can relate. This new world means that we’re going through all this together, at the same…

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It doesn’t really matter if they’re diagnosed or not (they rarely are).  A person with narcissistic traits/tendencies/ issue may be (almost) as difficult to deal with in real life, so it doesn’t really matter.  Narcissism is on a spectrum and a matter of degree.  We’re all just a little bit narcissistic, aren’t we?  What we’re…

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I recently listened to a few podcasts that talked about stress reduction and thought there were a lot of good ideas.  I have been working closely with all of them myself and will attempt to share these ideas in hopes that you will find them helpful too. Reducing stress in our lives is so important. …

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