Tag: sexual health

You Can Have Sex Or You Can Have a Pleasure-Filled Sexual Experience

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As a therapist who helps people address problems affecting their relationships & sex lives, one of the most common issues I see is people focusing more on the act of sex versus the experience of being sexual.

What’s the difference?

A LOT.

Most people have a very limited vision of sex that is made up of some form of penetration topped off with an orgasm and maybe some foreplay somewhere in there…maybe.  

If there’s enough time & energy, right?

Now before you get upset with me, I’m not suggesting that either has to be off the sexy time menu.

Not at all.

What I am suggesting is that you expand your definition to include more pleasure-filled experiences.

Does that mean swinging from the chandeliers?< ...

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  • Couples
  • Pleasure
  • Relationships
  • Sex Education
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Pain
  • Sexuality

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  • couples therapy
  • female sexual pain
  • houston therapy
  • marriage counseling
  • marriage therapy
  • passion
  • relationships
  • sexless marriage
  • sexual health
  • sexual intimacy
  • vaginismus
  • vulvodynia
  • women's sexual health

​ The Secret to Better Sex That People Rarely Share

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As a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in relationships & sexuality, I have the privilege of helping people on a regular basis overcome relationship conflict & sexual challenges.

Hands down, I have the best job ever…next to Beyonce, of course.

But, seriously, helping people overcome traumas, shame, emotional/physical pain that keep them from having healthy relationships & pleasurable sex is a pretty awesome gig.

I often take for granted how much “insider” information I have about the two topics.  And, although, on just about every social media stream we can find tips on “How to Know If Your Partner Thinks You’re The One” or “The Best Adult Toys to Boost Your Sex Life” there’s one important secret that they rarely reveal or go into detail about. 

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  • Pleasure
  • Relationships
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Love
  • Sex Education
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexuality

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  • connection
  • couples therapy
  • gap in desire
  • marriage counseling
  • marriage therapy
  • montrose, houston
  • relationship care
  • relationships
  • self-care
  • sexless marriage
  • sexual health
  • sexual intimacy
  • single life
  • women's sexual health

2018: Relationship Goals | Pleasure Goals

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2018: THE YEAR OF INTENTION

Happy New Year!

It's that time of the year where we set all kinds of lofty resolutions because we want life to be different. 

We want to be better versions of ourselves.  So why is it by February we're back to the same ole same ole?

Probably because, although, we start off with high hopes we rarely have a real PLAN. 

What we need to set are goals.  

Goals are accompanied with a plan, a deadline, and ways to measure our progress.

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  • Holidays
  • Marriage
  • Pleasure
  • Relationships
  • Self-Care
  • Sex Therapy

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  • New Year
  • communication
  • connection
  • couples therapy
  • desire
  • houston therapy
  • marriage counseling
  • marriage therapy
  • passion
  • relationship care
  • relationships
  • self-care
  • sexless marriage
  • sexual health

Female Sexual Pain: 6 Ways to Empower Yourself & Begin Healing

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6 Ways to Empower Yourself & Begin Healing

If you grew up in a sex-positive home where questions regarding sex were encouraged and openly discussed then you’re one of the lucky few.  Most people receive limited to no discussion regarding sex from their parents.  Parents often struggle to explain sexual wellness basics and completely leave out any discussion regarding pain/pleasure. It should be no surprise then that millions of women suffer from pain during intercourse/penetration and are unsure about what is happening to them or whom to consult.

What Is Female Sexual Pain?

The medical term for genital pain is DYSPAREUNIA.  Dyspareunia is the ongoing or recurrent genital pain occurring before, dur ...

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  • Relationships
  • Self-Care
  • Sex Education
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Pain
  • Sexuality
  • Trauma
  • Women

Tags:

  • anxiety
  • couples therapy
  • depression
  • dyspareunia
  • female sexual pain
  • self-care
  • sexual health
  • trauma
  • vaginismus
  • vulvodynia
  • women's sexual health

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