The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.~ Jim Rohn
[Everyone is] wise in proportion not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.~ George Bernard Shaw
Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.~ Vincent Van Gogh, 1889
Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which one to surf.~ Jonatan Mårtensson
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.~ Benjamin Disraeli
Sex is really only touch, the closest of all touch. And it's touch we're afraid of.~ D. H. Lawrence, 1928
in Lady Chatterley's Lover
Tag Archives: sex therapy
Whether it’s porn or a mainstream movie, don’t believe all that you see. A film called The Sessions has received a lot of press and while many parts are realistic, some scenes are rather far from the truth.
The “battle of the sexes” has been raging for a long time – perhaps since time began – and is a perennial source of drama and comedy. Men and women* clearly have a lot in common as human beings, yet … Continue reading
Tom and Ray have made jokes about car owners solving their problems with a small piece of black tape… strategically placed over the check-engine light on the dashboard! Of course, a piece of black tape doesn’t solve anything at all; it … Continue reading
Sex is a popular topic everywhere, and “sex problems” have their share of airtime too. Whether it’s a classic movie or an Oscar nominee, sexual or relationship challenges are often
My attitude toward life in general is that knowledge is usually a good thing, and more knowledge is often a better thing. But experience is often the best teacher of all.
A couple of weeks ago I finished a course on sex addiction (sponsored by the Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy) which expanded my perspective a bit.
A university student recently wrote to me and asked me for some information on ethics in the context of sex therapy. Here’s how I answered: