“Your Daughter’s Bedroom.”

This is a great book. After I read it, I started recommending it to every woman I know who has a daughter. Or was a daughter. Or is thinking of having a daughter. I didn’t recommend it to Dr. Werner. He has four sons! Joyce McFadden posted an on-line survey for women on the internet …

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“Quiet — The Power Of Introverts.”

I am writing yet another blog about introversion because it seems to me to be such an important aspect of who someone is. Author, Susan Cain, in her book Quiet, explains that the distinction between introverts and extroverts is born out of how one deals with stimulation. Cain clarifies that the term introvert describes a …

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Home remedies for urinary tract infections.

One of the reasons why women go see their health care provider is for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI). One in five women will develop at least one UTI within her lifetime and, although less common, many men are likely to suffer from one as well. Luckily, there are several home remedies one …

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Finding what clicks.

  As you sit here reading this webpage, odds are you have a pop-blocker setup for your internet browser. The purpose of a pop-up blocker is to ensure that as you peruse the web, you do not have to deal with a bombardment of windows that would normally appear as you stumble upon new webpages. …

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Now a kiss isn’t just a kiss.

Last week an article in the NY Times Science section took a look at a recent Oxford University study on kissing. How important is kissing? Who kisses the most? Why? The hypothesis that kissing primed couples for sex just didn’t hold up. It seems, that for the most part, kissing was used to assess the …

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Sex after cancer.

I see many women who are cancer survivors. Most of them feel that their post cancer sexual selves were never addressed. In fact, many were told, “you should be happy to be alive”, insinuating that they should stop focusing on any sexual dysfunction caused by cancer treatment. It is often very upsetting for them to …

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When you’re heart is broken — keep it open.

Everyone will suffer a broken heart at one point in their life. Whether it is the death of a relative, friend, pet or even a relationship.  Endings can hurt like hell. Our hearts may feel heavy and broken, as if it has crumbled into bits and pieces. There is a brighter side to heart break …

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After the affair: sex again?

Freud once said that when two people make love, there are six people in bed — the couple and their parents. After an affair, add a seventh: the ghost of the lover. Here are some ideas to help you pull your parents and the lover out from under the covers, warm up the space between you, …

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Fishing for the right answers.

I recently met a woman complaining of a long history of painful intercourse. Several years ago she finally had the courage to tell her doctor about it. The doctor responded by recommending that she go see a therapist. The woman met with a therapist and was asked all the typical intake questions. When the therapist …

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Do beautiful people have better sex lives?

No! Really. Trust me. So look here. Yes, I suppose that beautiful people get picked up in bars and supermarkets more than less attractive ones but I don’t think in the end that matters one whit. Some beautiful people are very sexual. Some are not. People who are less beautiful by media standards seem to …

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