What’s With All The Leaking?

You’d think after all it takes to make a baby, a woman’s body would return to normal after giving birth. I mean, why shouldn’t that be the expectation, after all? Conception (pretty effortless for some and far more difficult for others); three trimesters of exhaustion, morphing body parts and strangers asking questions about what’s none …

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When Did Common Become The New Normal?

At Maze Women’s Health, we see many women reporting pain with sex.  Most of them come to us after having been to other specialists and receiving various explanations and suggestions, such as:   1)    “It’s normal” 2)    “It’s emotional” 3)    “You just have to deal with it.” Unfortunately, besides being just plain wrong, the above …

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What Is Your Ask?

Many women who have been treated for vaginismus often experience a new set of emotions that they had previously never felt. A recent patient at Maze Women’s Health had a successful outcome in treating her vaginismus. She then realized that in a certain way, the vaginismus, pre-treatment, had served to protect her.  How so you …

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Virtual Options For Sex Therapy

For many of us, sex is a vital part of our lives and  relationships. When there are problems in this area, knowing that  you want help is half the battle and finding the right help may be the other half! At Maze Women’s Health in New York, we are able to reach and help women …

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Here’s An Idea: Getting off on TV

For some of our female patients, just hearing me say the word “porn” makes them cringe, look away and change the subject. At this point, I feel like I have lost them into an abyss of discomfort and the conversation about watching anything to get turned on hits a wall. So I thought, what about …

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Holiday Stress…What To Do About It.

I was once asked if more people seek talk therapy during the holiday season than at other times of the year. It’s a good question, since it doesn’t take much to set us off when expectations are so unreasonably high. Magic and peace and togetherness are pretty tall orders, and the American capitalism machine won’t …

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Did We Just Have Sex?

“I did not have sex with that woman!” This was the proclamation solemnly intoned by the actor portraying President Bill Clinton in the current TV series, Impeachment. In a subsequent episode, he is testifying at a deposition where he dissects, parses, frames, and reframes the word “sex” as well as what actually constitutes an act …

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