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The effects of viewing online pornography on intimate relationships.

The effects of viewing online pornography on intimate relationships.

Online pornography viewing has become a more frequent presenting problem for couples entering marital therapy. Their many concerns include: discomfort about discussing this subject, confusion about how to understand and process this phenomenon and fears about [...]

Do your Internet connections constitute acts of infidelity?

Do your Internet connections constitute acts of infidelity?

The mere excessive use of the computer by a partner had previously brought many couples to therapy. Today, the type of computer use has greatly increased the concerns of spouses who feel betrayed. How can people [...]

Have you found your soul mate?

Have you found your soul mate?

Many happy pairs are thrilled about having found their ‘soul mate’ in their partner. Others seek that special person or feel disappointed that they are not magically matched. What is a soul mate? Can you have [...]

Falling in Love is wonderful and mysterious

Falling in Love is wonderful and mysterious

Those who have fallen in love and thrive in their relationships know how wonderful and enriching this experience can be. Others who are still awaiting the magical happening often search and wonder how and where they [...]

There can be a happy marriage after an affair

There can be a happy marriage after an affair

Recently, a few of our political figures have brought the subject of infidelity to the forefront of public attention. Though an affair is a very painful private trauma, when our elected figures are involved, it shames [...]

Reading the nonverbal cues for physical intimacy

Reading the nonverbal cues for physical intimacy

During courtship couples easily convey and receive the nonverbal invitations for physical intimacy. They are very positively tuned into each other and share their anticipatory excitement about their lovemaking. During marriage, the transmission and reception of [...]

Is low sexual desire a disorder?

Is low sexual desire a disorder?

Fluctuations in women’s level of sexual desire are common. Women tend to defensively justify low desire as due to: hormonal changes, relationship issues, aging, fatigue, distractibility, level of stress, sleeplessness, children’s and other people’s needs, personal [...]

For a more passionate connection – flirt with your partner

For a more passionate connection – flirt with your partner

Flirting, a communication behavior intended to attract attention and/or sexual interest is welcomed under some circumstances and frowned upon in others. It is accepted in courtship initiation, discouraged in the workplace and under-emphasized within committed relationships. [...]