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Marty Klein Ph.D.
Lifetime sex offender registration is NOT a "light punishment" whatsoever.
Our internal narratives of powerless scare us out of the communication and self-acceptance crucial to improving sex.
Gender stereotypes can undermine the important message of the #MeToo movement.
Assuming that women can't control their emotions in the face of their partner's porn use disempowers them--and undermines the partnership a couple needs to work things out.
What 4 challenges do couples face this year about love, sex, & intimacy? What do therapists need to understand about them?
If it reminds some people of sex, does that make it sexy--and therefore dangerous?
Labelling Harvey Weinstein a "sex addict" allows us to confidently say "I'm not like that," rather than encouraging us to look at our own pain.
Do you enjoy the freedom to craft your unique sexuality? Thank Hugh Hefner, who pioneered the way for women and men.
Sex can be thrilling, awful, or even both. We should be honest with college students about the difference.
When couples argue about porn, they're usually arguing about something else.
Low sexual desire is a troubling issue. When is it not a sexual dysfunction?
Scripture doesn't mention birth control. So why are many religious people against it—for you?
Erotic age role-play between adults is incredibly common. Unfortunately, prosecutors and juries think it's sick and dangerous.
There are opinions about sex, and facts about sex. Here are some facts to help Mr. Trump govern us.
Want to enjoy sex more? Don't get more exotic—get more real.
Unsettled by the changes in your man's body or sexuality? These facts can help.
Concerned that your children are accessing porn--and getting wrong ideas about sex? Help them develop Porn Literacy.
Are you looking at porn realistically? It is neither a documentary nor primarily violent.
Should the government criminalize fantasies? Many people already feel ashamed of theirs.
An anti-masturbation clergyman and a Baywatch actress join forces to promote a moral panic.
Exaggerating or inventing stories to bolster social justice movements will eventually undermine social justice.
When is a lack of desire a problem to fix, and when is it a reasonable response?
Let's talk about sexual health--without focussing on STDs
Think your sexuality belongs to you? Think again. Thousands of laws regulate every aspect of our sexuality.
"Open" and "poly" relationship arrangements have a lot to offer--and they're complicated.
Some porn may be ugly or distasteful. But the idea that it "demeans women" is essentially a rejection of female sexuality.
Didn't get an erection last time you wanted to? You probably don't have "ED"--maybe it's just unrealistic expectations.
Comparing yourself to porn actresses--and feeling resentful? Here's an alternative.
Patients should be safe assuming that therapists understand sex as it actually is, don't believe discredited myths, and can discuss anything.
To make a point, states are criminalizing abortions that don't exist.
Marty Klein, Ph.D., is a certified sex therapist and a licensed psychotherapist. He has written five books and 200 articles about sex. His TV appearances include 20/20 and Nightline.