The Avoidant Partner

Some people avoid intimacy.  Strangely, these people still form intimate…


Battling Bedroom Boredom

McDonald’s built an empire by cooking the exact same burger billions of times.…


The Two Sides of Sexual Anxiety

   Of the many obstacles couples face while creating a fulfilling and…


The Quiet Man Who Shares Little

Who is that quiet mystery man?  He barely says a word.  His icy silence offers…


Emotional Safety

Marriage is a wonderful institution.  But who would want to live in an…


Did You Mean Intimacy or Sex?

It is held as a good value.  When it is missing, romantic partners complain of…


Curing the Sexless Marriage

Too many couples watch as days, weeks, months and years pass without having…


The Dangerous Allure of Perfection

There is no crime in wanting a good life or good love life. It is normal to…


The People Pleasers

They are among the most good-hearted people. They routinely go out of their way…


Eroticism: What Turns us On?

   Deep within the recesses of who we know ourselves to be, unresolved…


Erotic Material, Also Known as Porn

The issue of porn represents a divisive issue to many couples.  This problem is…


Questions Couples Should Ask (Or Wish They Had) Before Marrying

Published: New York Times December 17, 2006 (Added to by Andrew Aaron, LICSW)…


Anatomy of Commitment

When lost in a delicious fog of love, many lovers propose the commitment of…


Battling Desire Discrepancy

 In terms of time allotment, sex is not a huge part of how a couple spends…


Bringing the Fight to Fear

Fear is a potent adversary. The fear that we will be harmed is common. Fear…


The Cheating Heart

     As long as there are other men and women, some spouses will stray.…


The “Mmmmm” Word

Our relationship with ourselves is no different than any other love…


Love in Later Life

What is it about sex that it spawns so many myths and misconceptions?  Among…


Discrepancy of Sexual Desire

When One of You Wants Sex More Than the Other We are all different.  This…


Sexual Desire and Men

Women often bemoan their burden of monthly menstrual cycles, pregnancy, of the…


Making Love Throughout the Day

    In our quest to create for ourselves the kind of love that is deep and…


Men and Their Eroticism

   During their friendly locker room banter, the older of the two men jokingly…