Posts Tagged ‘foreplay’


    Photo credit:  Pedrosimoes7,  via Creative Commons. Eleventh in a series of articles loosely based on the new book A Billion Wicked Thoughts by Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam Eros, self-love, and the New York Times In 2009 an article by Daniel Bergner appeared in the New York Times Magazine concerning new research into women’s [...]

The year in clinical sexuality, 2010

As we get ready to close the books on 2010, I would like to express my gratitude to  family,  friends, and colleagues for your support and encouragement over the past year.   And to all my patients for your trust and confidence.   May we all merit much happiness in 2011. In ending the year, [...]

Sex Therapy and Twilight: Eclipse

Growing up, we each come to learn that we’re not the center of the world — that the people who love us also have other concerns.   But eros is primitive, and the erotic mind is a poor student.   It remains fixated on an image of pure, absolute attention from an adoring other.   And the power [...]

Twilight, and the art of foreplay

  Foreplay.  Women traditionally complain they don’t get enough of it. Often this gets interpreted as being due to a woman’s needing more physical stimulation to get fully aroused. OK, maybe sometimes that’s the issue.   But I don’t see it as the essential thing.  The physical aspects of sex rarely are. The essential thing [...]