On Sex & Relationships

Four Nontraditional Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

February 9, 2016

Every year millions of couples celebrate Valentine’s Day. Many share the long standing tradition of a romantic dinner at a nice restaurant. Some choose to stay in with a home cooked meal and cuddling on the couch.

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Staying Sane Over the Holidays

December 19, 2015

The holidays. These two words can evoke joy or distress. Some people call it the most wonderful time of the year. Yet for many others the holiday season causes a lot of stress. Juggling an intense combination of family and work can make you feel like you’ve lost control.

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Female Sexuality: Part 3 "Sex and Pregnancy"

October 25, 2015

One of the outcomes of sex—and some would argue its purpose—is pregnancy. A woman’s sexuality changes a lot during and after pregnancy. 

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Female Sexuality: Part 2 "The Big O"

October 15, 2015

When it comes to sex, women are pretty incredible, and they should be celebrating their sexuality far more than they are.  In fact, women have some amazing characteristics related to sex that men don't. 

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Sexual Compatibility

September 7, 2015

Compatibility is important in a long-term relationship. Most people measure their compatibility in the more obvious arenas of finance, housekeeping, eating habits, hobbies, and socializing.

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Psychology of BDSM

August 6, 2015

Both the book and the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, has brought the world of BDSM more attention than ever.  BDSM stands for bondage-discipline-sadism-masochism, and it’s a form of eroticism. BDSM acts are performed by consenting adults.

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To Swing or Not to Swing

July 14, 2015

After several years of being monogamous with each other, they had decided to become swingers. In short, swinging means that couples engage in sexual activity with other couples.

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Allergies and Sexual Health

June 26, 2015

Spring has just passed and summer is in full force. Many people suffer from allergies during the spring, summer, and fall due to seasonal changes in nature, such as those related to the weather or the growth cycle of plants. An allergy is an atypical immune response to a generally harmless, often natural item.

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5 Do's and Don'ts of Valentine's Day

March 13, 2015

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many people scramble at the last minute to buy gifts or to make dates or reservations. Others giddily await the plans their partner has made. And some people get depressed at the prospect of another Valentine’s Day spent alone. However your day pans out, the following are some do’s and don’ts to keep in mind.

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Sexting

February 12, 2015

Sexting, defined as sending sexually explicit text messages, e-mails, or pictures to a romantic interest, has both risks and benefits. On the upside, sexting serves as a way to keep the romance alive between partners.

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Reviving Romance

March 7, 2014

I didn’t get a chance to go through all of my tips for reviving romance this spring (or any time of the year for that matter…) this week on Great Day Houston, so read on to get the full story!

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Keeping New Year's Resolutions

January 3, 2014

The New Year is a time when many reflect back on mistakes they have made and look ahead to ways they can change for the better...

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Holiday Pressures on New Relationships

November 27, 2013

Don't let the pressure of the holiday season make you crack! I've put together "Five R's" to remember in your relationship so tht you can enjoy this time of year and make it through the New Years kiss...

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Porn and the "Triple A Effect"

April 19, 2013

While many couples can and do use porn as a healthy part of their sex life, porn use also has the potential to become problematic. Experts refer to an increase in the problematic effects of porn as the "Triple A Effect" - Accessibility, Affordability, and Anonymity...

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Fifty Shades of Your Inner Sex Goddess

September 3, 2012

While Fifty Shades of Grey may not be a literary masterpiece, it does serve as a valuable spark for conversations about sex. In this popular erotic novel...

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New Blog

September 1, 2012

Welcome to my blog! Here you will find entries on all topics related to sex and relationships. My intention is to use this blog as a venue to share my opinion on "hot button" news and media stories, write about some of the things in treat in therapy in more depth, and inspire...

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