Sex Therapy

Perspectives on Polyamory

Polyamory is relatively under-researched, which is understandable as it is a pretty rare relationship style. Some may even go so far as to say that polyamory is invisible in our society. This makes sense as, often, when polyamory is discussed or exposed, moral judgment will describe polyamory as somehow beneath monogamy, or ethically deficient. Such [...]

Overcoming Low Sexual Desire in Monogamous Relationships

Some years ago, Australian sex therapist and online dating coach, Bettina Arndt wrote, quite controversially, that women who felt low sexual desire in relationships should “just do it.” Meaning that they even if they felt low desire, engaging in sex anyway might encourage feelings of desire and sexual responsiveness. Now, her idea has been supported [...]

The Mutual Orgasm Myth

Many of my clients, particularly women, come to me asking how they can have a mutual orgasm with their partner. What they are essentially asking is if they can have sex like it happens in the movies (well, most of them anyway!) This glorified perception of the mutual orgasm is invading people’s sex lives everywhere, [...]