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A thoughtful look at sex, sexuality, and misconceptions about them
Diane Gleim LMFT, CST, CST-S
Overhauling our sex education curricula may be the key to decreasing the rates of Bad Sex, as well as Violent Sex and Abusive Sex.
"Sex addiction" is a provocative subject. But since it is not an established diagnosis, we need to look deeper at what else may be going on. Read on to learn more.
Think you can only celebrate Valentine's Day if you have a sweetie in your life? Not so! Learn a new approach to this charged holiday.
We tend to think that sexual "performance anxiety" is only something men struggle with. Not true.
Do you think sex "just happens?" It's a stunningly common belief—and one that is incorrect.
Not all therapists are trained equally when it comes to sex and relationships.
Did you see the news last week? Pope Francis made a sex-positive statement about sex and pleasure. Here are this sex therapist's thoughts about it.
Do you feel like a teenager when it comes to sex? This may be why.
What is sexual responsibility and how do you practice it? Read on to learn more.
It's been four months and we are not close to winding this down. How you doing? Here's a sex therapist's check-in.
Can you tell the difference between the two? Here are some alternative ways of thinking about each.
Is all this sheltering-in-place making you horny? Or the opposite? Read on to better understand what you may be going through.
Are you observing how you are coping with the intensity of the coronavirus pandemic? Here is something to think about.
What do we mean when we say "sex is natural"? For most, it is a vague concept.
Sexual problems are not necessarily problems if you have the right mindset. Sex can be a way to push yourself towards personal growth and maturity.
Sex, in many ways, is a psychodrama. It ends up highlighting each person’s psychological makeup and has a narrative quality to it. How does that influence our experience of it?
Like fish swimming in the water, many of us are constantly swimming in sexual shame—but most of the time, we are utterly oblivious. Let's take a closer look.
Do you know how to relax? If you don't, chances are sex is not that fulfilling to you. Learning effective relaxation techniques will improve your sex life.
We tend to think all sex is sex, but this is just not the case. Partnered sex is significantly different than solo sex.
Expanding your definition of what "solo sex" is may help you have a better sex life.
I say this often to sex therapy clients and they think they understand what I mean. Yet many people still struggle to understand what porn is and isn't.
Diane Gleim is an experienced and sex-positive Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist.