Husbands watch Porn. Husbands Despair. Why?

I’m constantly stunned by the assertions people make about porn-watching with little to no data and very limited knowledge. I am also struck by all of the assumptions people make about people who watch porn. Here is an excellent piece written by a terrific colleague-therapist on one aspect of the “porn conundrum.” Wives of porn …

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Porn Statistics

Call me a nerd but I am fascinated by statistics of internet searches on porn sites. I feel like ever since I read A Billion Wicked Thoughts, I am very sensitive to the fact that the only way to gather accurate data about who really likes what, who is really looking for what and what our habits are around …

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The year in clinical sexuality, 2011.

As we get ready to leave 2011 behind, I would like as always to express my gratitude to family, friends and colleagues for your support and encouragement over the past year; and to my patients for your trust and confidence. May we all merit much happiness in 2012. Here’s my list of 2011′s most interesting …

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Sex Week at Yale — Part 2.

Continued from Wednesday….. For the most part it seems that Sex Week became a way to highlight diversity and kink with sex. I don’t think that’s a bad thing. I think exposing people who are interested in non-vanilla sex is useful and there aren’t too many safe arenas in which this can happen. However, it …

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Stephen Snyder, M.D. joins MCFS blogroll.

Thanks to the Medical Center for Female Sexuality for inviting me to join in as a guest blogger. I’m excited to be sharing this page with the talented group at the Center for Female Sexuality. By way of introduction — I’m an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and practice …

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On reading erotica (okay, so it’s porn).

Often I will recommend to my women patients with low desire (in addition to other medical stuff we’re working on- and as they start feeling less resistant) that it is good to learn to get yourself turned on. And if you can get into the habit of getting yourself turned on a couple of times …

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“The Porn Trap” — trap.

Okay, now I finished the book so I feel qualified to give it bona fide “thumbs down.” Maybe if the title of the book had been “A book about why we hate porn, why all porn in all situations is bad and why we think it is the root of anything bad in a relationship,” …

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