Happiness vs. Purpose: You Decide

By | 2017-08-23T16:06:34+00:00 March 24th, 2015|

Everyone defines happiness differently. In today’s society many people believe that being happy is a matter of “personal achievement”. That is, what you do or what you have acquired. The focus is on how much money a person makes or how many cars are parked in the garage. This is a rather precarious position because [...]

Sharing Your Pantry: Effective Communcation

By | 2017-08-23T16:07:20+00:00 February 14th, 2015|

Whenever I ask a couple about the problems in their relationship, invariably, the answer is “communication”.  Why would every couple say this? Effective communication is one of the required ingredients for intimacy. Without it, so many other aspects of the relationship suffer. Therefore, my Valentines Day gift to you is an excerpt from my latest [...]

Five Pros and Cons of Pornography

By | 2017-08-23T16:08:22+00:00 January 20th, 2015|

In my experience as a sexologist and psychologist I have been a part of several conversations regarding the use of pornography. I understand that it serves various purposes for different people (both positive and negative). Pornography can be entertaining. Flat out hilarious! Some look at pornography as an art form. Others experience it as an [...]


By | 2017-08-23T16:10:26+00:00 October 1st, 2014|

Contact: Myrtle C. Means, Ph.D. Dr. Myrtle C. Means releases the second book in The Recipe for Ecstasy series just in time for Sweetest Day. A couples’ workbook to enhance intimacy and pleasure Detroit, Michigan October 14, 2014 – The doctor is making house calls. Myrtle C. Means, Ph.D.,  is a psychologist, sexologist, educator, and [...]

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 [...]