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Behind Closed Elevator Doors

By | 2017-08-23T16:11:12+00:00 September 9th, 2014|

What ever happened to the time when closed elevator doors meant passionate kisses, a stolen moment, a quickie, even? Today closed doors provide a space for violence and loss of self control.  Whether it is Ray Rice, Solange Knowles, or the everyday Joe,  one thing is for sure, people need to think twice before unleashing [...]

She’s Got to Have it: Removing Obstacles to Female Sexual Satisfaction

By | 2017-08-23T16:11:56+00:00 July 6th, 2014|

Too often when I hear about female sexual problems the focus is on low sexual arousal or inability to achieve orgasm.  There are however, other sexual problems that women encounter that don’t get the same focus.  I would like to use this forum to discuss a very difficult topic: female sexual disorders and dysfunction. Sexual [...]

Missionary to Surfboard: How Sexual Positions Affect Sexual Satisfaction

By | 2017-08-23T16:13:42+00:00 April 19th, 2014|

While writing my initial draft for my next book, The Recipe for Ecstasy-A Couples’ Guide to Intimacy and Pleasure, I realized that I had yet to address the role of sexual positions in sexual satisfaction.  It seems like such an obvious tweak to The Recipe for Ecstasy.  Varying sexual positions is a simple way to [...]

Dinner for Two: Intimacy and Passion

By | 2017-08-23T16:15:28+00:00 October 19th, 2013|

In the spirit of Sweetest Day I decided to pull an excerpt from my book to share. The Recipe for Ecstasy is a revised dissertation.  To complete the requires of my Ph.D. program,  I surveyed 105 women about relationships. I was specifically interested in the relationship of intimacy, passion, commitment, and orgasm responsiveness to sexual [...]

To be or not to be: Parents

By | 2017-08-23T16:16:14+00:00 August 11th, 2013|

Have you seen the August cover of Time Magazine? The Childfree Life. The article discusses the declining trend of parenthood. It specifically focuses on the fact that the modern woman who chooses not to have children can still have a full and meaningful life.  Additionally, couples that choose not to have children have more time, [...]