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Book Review: The Unexpected Joy of Being Single Book Review: The Unexpected Joy of Being SingleIn The Unexpected Joy of Being Single, author Catherine Gray is single and happy at the end of her story. She even realizes that she would still be happy if she stayed single for the rest of her life. For someone with her inauspicious beginnings, ...

Book Review: Love Worth Making Book Review: Love Worth MakingSex technique and truly understanding sexual feelings are not the same thing. The former might work in the short-term, but over time, the novelty wears off and what the couple is left with is a chasm between them. In his new book, Love Worth Making: How ...

Book Review: Quickies: The Handbook of Brief Sex Therapy Book Review: Quickies: The Handbook of Brief Sex TherapySex is one the most frequently searched terms on the internet, and among the most commonly searched phrases is: “How to have good sex?” Clearly, it is something a large number of us are secretly wondering about. Good sex can be complicated by many factors – ...

Book Review: Stonewall Strong Book Review: Stonewall StrongFor many gay men, trauma is a recurring theme in life. The legacy of gay men, writes  John-Manuel Andriote in Stonewall Strong: Gay Men’s Heroic Fight For Resilience, Good Health, And A Strong Community, has been one of tremendous strength and resilience. “Too many of us grow ...

Book Review: I Fell In Love With An Asexual Book Review: I Fell In Love With An Asexual“How had I ended up in such an unusual situation, with someone so amazing, and at the same time incompatible in such an important way? Why couldn’t we live in a culture where people talked more openly about sexuality?” asks Dave Wheitner. In I Fell In ...

Book Review: Finally Out Book Review: Finally OutThere are many things that make life challenging for homosexual men, and coming out is certainly one of them. However, coming out late in life has its own unique set of challenges. In his new book, Finally Out: Letting Go Of Living Straight, Loren A. Olsen ...

Book Review: The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls Book Review: The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen GirlsOnly about 30% of sexual assault cases are reported to authorities, according to the National Sexual Offender Public Website. That number is extremely low. Why? Some research suggests that sexual abuse victims don’t report sexual violence either out of fear of retaliation by the perpetrator ...

Book Review: Sex Addiction As Affect Dysregulation Book Review: Sex Addiction As Affect DysregulationI have been in the addiction field for decades now and can say that defining what an addiction is has been a constant issue in the profession. Recognizing addiction can be very intuitive and people often feel like they know it when they see it, ...

Book Review: When Your Child Is Gay Book Review: When Your Child Is GayIn late October 1996, Wesley Davidson discovered a note in her son’s bedroom. “It was a love note, my son’s name entwined with another boy’s surrounded by a heart.” This note, like it would for most parents, caused Davidson’s world to unravel. But it also ...

Book Review: Anatomy of Love Book Review: Anatomy of LoveHelen Fisher, PhD, dives deep into all things love and relationships in Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray. With a PhD in biological anthropology, Dr. Fisher has been applying her expertise to the areas of love and relationships ...

Gay, Straight & the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation A bit over twenty years ago I was in college in California and two of my roommates were gay men. One of them mentioned a research paper had been published by a scientist at the Salk Institute. The scientist had autopsied a bunch of people ...

How to Think More About Sex Titles like “How to Think More About Sex” have to be targets for wisecracks. Written by Alain de Botton, this, however, is intended to be a serious book about a very serious subject. The emphasis is on how strange and troublesome many of us find this ...

The Oxford Handbook of Sexual Conflict in Humans Is the battle of the sexes between men and women real or a social convention? It turns out that men and women compete not only for gender equality in the workplace, but also via the very structure of their bodies and the chemical composition of ...

Talk to Me First: Everything You Need to Know to Become Your Kids' "Go To Person" About Sex Sex has become so prevalent in America in recent years that not only is it casually accepted, it is commonplace. With just a few clicks, any child can access an unending world of pornography on his or her computer; children “sext” with one another; commercials for ...

Red Flags of Love Fraud: 10 Signs You're Dating a Sociopath Donna Andersen started LoveFraud.com after her former husband drained her of $227,000, cheated on her, fathered a child outside their marriage, and remarried 10 days after their divorce was finalized. The website, which was created to warn others about the dangers of love frauders, was ...

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