If you have problems talking about sex with your partner, you're not alone. Lots of couples struggle to talk openly and honestly about their sex life. It's also important to learn how to communicate during sex. The better you can communicate your sexual needs, the better your chance of having them met. So here's a simple infographic that … [Read more...] about 3 Strategies to Better Communicate During Sex
Sex and Relationships
Monogamy has changed in the 21st Century and couples need to define what monogamy means for them. If you've been following the news lately, you've likely heard the story that the website Ashley Madison was recently hacked. Ashley Madison is a website where people go when they want to have an affair or to organise a secret liaison. Their slogan is … [Read more...] about The New Monogamy: How To Redefine Your Relationship After Infidelity
A TED Talk by Sex Therapist Esther Perel I have been a huge fan of Esther Perel ever since her groundbreaking book published in 2007 called Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence. She wowed audiences with her 2013 TEDSalon talk in New York called The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship, so it's no surprise she was invited … [Read more...] about Rethinking Infidelity…A Talk For Anyone Who Has Ever Loved
I was interviewed recently for an interesting article that has appeared in this month's edition of Australian Men's Health magazine. The author, Jesse Fink, is a very talented Australian writer who wanted to know my thoughts on how porn impacts men and their ability to have healthy sex lives and relationships and whether porn has the ability to … [Read more...] about The Porn Ultimatum: Is It Time To Quit Porn?
Has your sex life dried up since you've had children? You never thought it would never happen to the two of you, but it did. As a new parent, sex has become less and less of a priority and eventually, before you knew it, it’s become a somewhat of a chore for you and possibly your significant other. The transition into dull domestic partnership … [Read more...] about Sex After Having a Baby: What to do When Intimacy Fades
There are so many myths out there about sex that get spread, that it's sometimes hard to know what to believe. So I just loved this infographic when I came across it, because it addresses some of them in a clear and concise way. While this infographic is primarily focused on heterosexual sex, it still reveals some interesting data about how … [Read more...] about 12 Myths About Sex [Infographic]
I watched the movie Don Jon last weekend and thought it was an interesting commentary on modern-day relationships, and the impact of porn on a relationship. This romantic comedy is written and directed by Joseph Gorden-Levitt, who also plays the main character Jon Martello- a modern-day take on Don Juan. He has a list of things he really … [Read more...] about Porn Addiction: Is There Really Such a Thing?
There's no doubt that the instant availability of porn through the Internet is changing our attitudes towards sex and porn. If you wanted to obtain pornography in decades past, you had to risk being seen slipping into a seedy looking sex store, often in a grungy part of the city. The potential for shame was often a barrier to consuming porn, … [Read more...] about How Porn is Changing Real Sex Lives
I don't know about you, but I just love TED talks. What can be better than hearing an engaging, informative, and sometimes profoundly moving talk in less than 20 minutes by some of the world's most prominent thought leaders? TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, was founded in 1984 as a one-off conference and has grown as … [Read more...] about The 10 Best TED Talks About Love
One of the most common issues I hear from the couples I work with in long-term relationships, is loss of passion or sexual desire. Esther Perel, author of the book Mating in Captivity is a world-renowed expert on issues of sexuality and sexual desire in couples. Here's a great video of her summarising her ideas about what kills sexual desire … [Read more...] about What’s the Secret to Desire in Long-Term Relationships?