Vibing Through Quarantine

At this point in the shelter-at-home adventure, you’ve no doubt received copious amounts of advice on just about everything. Care and feeding of your sourdough starter? You’re covered. Kicking off your new accordion-playing career? The internet has your back. There’s even lots of sex and relationship guidance floating about. But let’s talk about something you …

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A Housewarming Party

In today’s world of hustle and bustle, we are more than just busy; we are often disconnected from ourselves and what is going on in our bodies.  While it may not seem like a big deal, this disconnect pervades many areas of life.  Many of our patients talk about wanting to experience more sexual pleasure …

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Condom contest — $100,000 to the winner!

The Bill and Linda Gates Foundation is offering a $100,000 prize to anyone that can come up with a condom that will not diminish pleasure. The catalyst for this contest was the Foundation’s struggle to stop the spread of AIDS in Africa. The Gates Foundation research shows that, Africans, like most Americans, don’t wear condoms …

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Happiness.

In the field of therapy one of the common goals is to alleviate suffering and work towards increased happiness. Happiness in and of itself requires further definition. Those in the field of positive psychology define it in 3 ways, ” we work under the assumption that happiness is a scientifically unwieldy term and that its …

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Fantasies.

Most women don’t feel comfortable sharing their sexual fantasies. In fact, many say they don’t even have them. There is some notion that one should fantasize about their boyfriend or husband only, and that fantasies should be fairly tame and not involve anything out of the ordinary. In fact, the beauty of a fantasy is …

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Dr. Stephen Snyder writes on “simmering.”

Here is a wonderful introduction to the idea of “simmering,” slowly meandering around the periphery of arousal as a path to “just desserts” at a different time. Enjoy this beautifully rendered piece by Dr. Snyder: A train in motion On the B train, one hot summer Sunday afternoon. I’m bringing my children and a few …

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