Internet porn.

Internet porn.

Oct 28, 2013 | No Comments

Both men and women use porn. A snapshot 1000 reader survey carried out by the Sun in 2009 revealed that 88% of men watch porn every day. Not much of a revelation really. What was surprising was the fact that 66% of […]

Living In The Shadow of The Black Dog

Living In The Shadow of The Black Dog

Oct 28, 2013 | No Comments

In the UK, nearly 40 million prescriptions for antidepressants are doled out annually to people who feel that their life is a mess. Some are suffering from a clinical mood disorder which distorts their perspective and makes the glass of water look […]

Dr David Goldmeier on Mindfulness

Dr David Goldmeier on Mindfulness

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Most of us do not live in the moment. Consider going out to tea . You have to pick the children up in an hour. Instead of tasting the rather pleasant Earl Grey tea or attending to the conversation with your pal […]

Bettina Arndt’s Sex Diaries

Bettina Arndt’s Sex Diaries

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Bettina is a clinical psychologist who specialises in writing about sex and relationships. In her book ‘The Sex Diaries, 98 couples talk about how they negotiate sex and deal with mismatched desire. It was first published in 2009 and went on to […]

Some thoughts on the collected essays contained in “Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships; A Clinician’s Guide” Edited by Jon Carlson and Len Sperry

Some thoughts on the collected essays contained in “Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships; A Clinician’s Guide” Edited by Jon Carlson and Len Sperry

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

In her essay (Chapter 14), Professor Maureen Duffy examines the interesting metaphor that is the ‘work-life balance’. She says, with a degree of irony, that the “life” part of the metaphor suggests that “outside of employment, there is something other than work”… […]

Twenty things you probably didn’t know about Viagra…

Twenty things you probably didn’t know about Viagra…

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

1. Viagra is not an aphrodisiac. It will only cause erection if you are sexually aroused. There is, as yet, no pill to cure a boring or unattractive partner. 2. Men who take Viagra without consulting their partners can create trust issues. […]

Marital therapy does not have a distinguished record when it comes to helping couples solve sexual problems.

Marital therapy does not have a distinguished record when it comes to helping couples solve sexual problems.

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

In the introduction to his new book ‘Make Love like a Prairie Vole”(Bloomsbury), marital therapist Andrew G. Marshall confesses that “marital therapy- does not have a distinguished record” when it comes to helping couples with sexual difficulties. He points out that “Counsellors […]

Kate Figes top ten tips for a happy marriage….

Kate Figes top ten tips for a happy marriage….

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Kate Figes book “Couples: How we make love last” is out now in paperback. The book is a synthesis of  academic literature and in depth interviews with couples. It is not a guide or a ‘how to’, rather it is an attempt […]

Now here’s a thought for all you big softies….

Now here’s a thought for all you big softies….

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

In pre-Viagra America, only an estimated 18 million men were receiving treatment for erectile dysfunction. Now, according to the National Institutes of Health, 30 million men – nearly a quarter of the male population of the United States – suffer from total […]

David Schnarch and Ruth Morehouse debunk 10 common myths about “sexless marriages”

David Schnarch and Ruth Morehouse debunk 10 common myths about “sexless marriages”

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

1.      Sexless couples rarely or never have sex. Some sexless couples still occasionally have sex. For instance, one couple had sex almost every day when first married, and could hardly keep their hands off each other. After several years, they settled into […]