Dr. Romance Video: How to Decide Whether or Not to End Your Marriage

To watch video, click hereDr Romance: Should you stay in your marriage?Marriage can be frustrating and disappointing, especially if you don't have the skills to fix it.  But giving in to the frustration and leaving may turn out to be the worst thing you ever did. Consider these reasons to stay:...more

Sex After Female Genital Mutilation

The female clitoris evolved to provide women pleasure, to make them want to have sex so that they would conceive. But one way to deal with an organ that has no use other than pleasure is to remove it, if a culture fears female sexual fulfillment....more
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The Silencing of Sexual Liberation

We should consider ourselves fortunate that we live in a time when more people are openly discussing issues related to sex, sexuality, sexual freedom, and the promise of sexual acceptance for all, by all.  There was a time when any such discussion was considered "indecent", and certain behaviors were punishable by arrest and imprisonment. This current level of openness in discourse also allows for candid, often difficult discussions of sexual harassment and assault, though we cannot exactly say that has lead to more arrests and imprisonment for offenders....more
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Human Addiction to Pornography

The deepest looks into the intmacy of other human beings, I believe, is a subject of common intrigue. We watch romantic films, read romance novels, and try to imagine ourselves in the arms of the attractive protagonist. Where, however, does this obsession jump to a level of perversion and deviancy? It seems to be a fine line we true to walk. We hide what our natural desires might be for the fear of being cast out as a pedophile or sick individual....more

Give It to Me... HARDER!!!

Are you vocal in bed? Do you make your pleasure known by grunts, groans, moans, screams, or other means?...more
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My 30 Day Challenge

It was almost 1.5 years ago that I wrote this post on being married for 5 years.  What made me think of it?  Well, I had a bunch of girls over a couple of weeks ago, and we were talking about how long everyone was married….when it came around to my turn, all the ladies that have been married for longer said, "about 7 years.  Have you felt the itch?"...more

Would You Give Your Spouse a Hall Pass?

So I had the house to myself tonight, and although I could have done many things, I found myself over on the Huffington Post reading about the failed ALS Ice Bucket Challenges and Sarah Jessica Parker's participation in her friend's weekend wedding, when this story of a cheating suburban mom caught my eye. ...more
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Dear Dr. Romance: twice I have been let down by this man I so love

Dear Dr. Romance:My partner whom I have been in a relationship with for the past year has changed and let me down twice. We were first friends for several years & became a couple for the last year. We both fell in love instantly and desire to live together to build towards a good future, financially, & with family. We both have children from past relationships & are content with it....more

Not Having Sex Made My Marriage Stronger

Marriage is made up of so many parts: companionship, comfort, kindness, patience, love, sex and understanding. Marriage is sickness and health and all the other trying promises we secretly hope our marriage will somehow escape. It’s making good on love when things feel scary and uncertain. ...more
Chronic vulvar/vaginal pain can be a sign of provoked vestibulodynia or vulvodynia.  Many women ...more

can being 'Too good' be a bad thing?

Even though Gideon was stealing my attention from Billy, Woo was still ever present in my life. However this time, I would lose Gideon if I didn't cut ties completely with Woo. Woo was my first love. It felt like he was a part of me and he was and not in the sense you think. I had to remove that part or else I wouldn't really be able to move on, to give my heart to someone who actually wanted it. Woo had taken my heart and left me empty, just barely existing. To be with Woo I had to shut off part of me, the part that wanted to be loved, deeply and honestly....more