Sex, Intimacy, & Friendship: Keys to a Healthy Romance

Intimacy matters more than sex for some, but mutual respect is the foundation. Some researchers are telling us that monogamy is no longer hip and that consensual non-monogamous relationships are the wave of the future now that lifespans are stretching out much longer than they once did. One recent research study indicated that sexual satisfaction […]

Is Sex Work or Play?

Playful sex requires work before, during, and after, but it’s worth it. We’ve probably all heard the saying that relationships are work, but isn’t sex supposed to just be fun? Or is sex a serious thing that we need to work at? Is sex work or play? On the one hand, we have handjobs and […]

Are You Having Enough Sex? How much sex should we be having?

As a psychotherapist specializing in sexual and intimacy disorders, I can tell you that for a lot of individuals and couples the amount of sex they’re having (or not having) can be worrisome. They ask me, “How much sex is healthy?” (link is external) and, “How much sex should we be having in order to […]