June is PTSD Month /EMDR, an effective treatment for PTSD in sexual abuse survivors

 from my book, Enfolded in Silence/A Story in Art of Healing from Sexual Trauma in Childhood (Amazon.com) :...more
Barbarahughes Dr E Agreed.  I guess I view staying the Captain of our own Soul meaning for me, ...more

The One Thing That Suffers When You Are Over-Scheduled

I can honestly say if I don't schedule dates with my husband they don't happen. I do know the ...more

When Oral Sex is Really Bad

When you are trying to conceive, oral sex IS taboo, unless it is managed correctly!...more

On sex and raising children for some Filipino-American women

                                                         Source: WN.comWHAT do you expect when you see girls and women meet and engage in deep conversation? What do you think are they talking about especially if you know they’re married?...more

It's not the birds and the bees...it's sex

Take a moment and recall the sex talk you had (or didn't have) with your parents. I got mine from my Mother after an episode of the Wonder Years in which the main character gets the sex talk from his father. (Belated: Thanks, Mom!)...more

Making the Case for the Female Condom

The female condom is getting a lot of flak lately, and I don’t see what the problem is. I love this little nitrile doohickey more than I love a lot of things, such as accidental pregnancy or contracting STDs or STIs. There’s a reason that they are at the top of our list of Spiciest Condoms On the Market. ...more
Barbarahughes Great question! For typical use, it's even with the male condom at 88%. For ...more

What is the Fertility Awareness Method?

The Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) refers to practices that allow women to determine the fertile and infertile phases of their monthly cycle. FAM can be used to either avoid pregnancy, to achieve pregnancy, or as a way to monitor reproductive health....more

Single? Then read this before you have sex!

So this week I was once again playing Sherlock Holmes on the internet armed with my question of the day: how long do you make a man wait to have sex? Now, it should go without saying that the RIGHT person will wait however long is necessary if they are really interested in you....more

Sexual Social Negotiations for Teens

Communication skills and sex may not seem that related, but for young people, the ability to develop “social negotiation skills” is the strongest predictor of whether or not an individual will engage in risky sex behavior (such as not having a partner use a condom or having multiple partners)....more

How Teens Relate to Sex

As you know, young men and women view sex differently. Girls tend to have a “relational orientation” to sex, viewing it as integral to an ongoing emotional relationship. Boys view sex more recreationally, with most women as potential partners and no emotional relationship needed as a prerequisite for sex....more