There are many temptations to organize our life around the experience of earlier trauma. But that may short-change the future—which starts by our envisioning something better.
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Porn, sexual fantasies, and how to talk about them
Judy Scheel Ph.D., L.C.S.W., CEDS
Why have so many laws been created around sexual behavior? Sex continues to sell—and it can be a great political marketing strategy to secure votes.
It's time to stop looking to COVID, TikTok, and porn to explain our psychological ills.
Confused by gender binary concepts in an increasingly non-binary gendered America? Maybe a neutral stance encompasses all and everyone.
We have come so far in understanding that sexuality is complex and that each individual exists along a continuum. How does the use of the pronoun "they" contribute?
Covid has contributed to the shifting of relational priorities. What are the drivers in couples’ decision to stay together after the pandemic?
Biases against women and women's sexuality are deeply ingrained.
Where does a therapist draw the line in determining whether to see eating disorder patients virtually or in-person? What motivates the decision?
Unearthing sexism through a psychoanalytic lens: gender beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors regarding sex.
What is overtly stated is not necessarily the truth about our needs and desires.
Coronavirus brought the quest for more toilet paper and porn, current-day commodities.
What is it that a woman feels during middle age that causes her to develop an eating disorder?
A relational look at BDSM.
Performance issues related to age, pornography, and inter-personal and psychological problems are all treatable.
The symptoms, rituals, and behaviors of eating disorders often parallel and reveal life in general for the sufferer; sex is one story eating disorders tell.
Children ask questions about many topics, including sex. Often, parents are uncomfortable with the subject matter. Sensibility and comfort level go a long way in sex talks.
Judy Scheel, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., is the author of When Food Is Family, and is the founder and Executive Director of the Cedar Associates Foundation.