God in the Bedroom.

God in the Bedroom: Spirituality Supports Sensual Sex. An old sex therapist joke: "You know why I feel sorry for atheists? They have no one to call to during sex!" Ba-dum-ching! Sex, God and faith are a seriously stressful trinity for too many, which can result in the absence of…

Acute COVID Relationship Distress (ACRD)

Acute COVID Relationship Distress (ACRD) I'm coining a new diagnosis: Acute COVID Relationship Distress. If you're in a relationship during COVID-19, 2020, then you might experience some of the symptoms: increased irritation towards your partner, increase drive for alone time and decreased interest in physical touch, excessive anxiety and worry…

Painful Sex.

Painful Sex. Pain during sex carries a lot of shame and embarrassment. It can be hard to understand; "What's wrong with me? Why is this happening? Why now?" are common questions. In our culture, we generally believe that vaginal sex should ONLY be pleasurable, and, if it isn't pleasurable, something…

Out of Control Sexual Behavior

Out-of-Control Sexual Behavior You've been told that you have a porn addiction or sex addiction. Perhaps, your partner has made it vehemently clear, "Do it again and I'm' gone!" Now, you're questioning whether they're right, and you're afraid of what would happen if nothing changes. Porn It's been a slow…

Relationship Assessment

Okay. Pull up a chair. It’s about to get real. You’ll dive into your relationship, get some clarity and perhaps identify a direction for you and your partner. First, you’ll answer questions about the health of your relationship, currently. There are 16 questions; these questions are designed specifically to determine…