The Rabbi and the vibrator.

When religion and sex intersect it can sometimes be a painful experience. And sometimes it can be…just plain hilarious. Below is a blog entry which I found so funny, I asked the author for permission to reprint here. Although the blog entry is about a Rabbi and Jewish baby naming ceremony…for those of you in …

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Thinking sexy.

If you want sex to be a regular part of your life, you probably have to put a little work into it. Now don’t get all panicked that you don’t have time or energy to do one more thing. I know it’s hard enough to get to the gym regularly, shave your legs or blow …

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Are your genitals “normal?”

Ladies, have you ever wondered if your genitals were “normal?” I perform physical examinations on all of my new patients. This examination includes a pelvic exam. One of the most unique aspects of my job is educating a woman on her own anatomy. I am often the first person who has ever asked a woman …

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Happiness, Part 2.

I recently read an article published in 2005 in the American Psychologist on Positive Psychology. The focus of this paper is to explore interventions that make people happier. The researchers that are cited in this article are interested in antidotes to depression and ways to help individuals have more satisfying lives. In the article, the …

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Mirena.

What is it? Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) that’s inserted into the uterus for long-term birth control. It can be left in the uterus for up to 5 years. It’s a small T-shaped plastic frame that releases a type of progestin hormone called levonorgestrel into the uterus. Most of the hormone stays locally …

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Bed play.

One of the fun things about working in this field: your friends and relatives all send you clippings, cartoons; links that they think you’ll get a kick out of. This one came from my sister in law, Carol. Sex or Sleep? Article — click here. It turns out that what most of us have already figured …

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Happiness.

In the field of therapy one of the common goals is to alleviate suffering and work towards increased happiness. Happiness in and of itself requires further definition. Those in the field of positive psychology define it in 3 ways, ” we work under the assumption that happiness is a scientifically unwieldy term and that its …

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