Sex Articles

Genophobia

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
From Lebanon: More than a year ago I suddenly started experiencing painful penetrations. A few days later I found out I'm pregnant. Doctor advised not to have sex during pregnancy because of pain. Now my baby is 6 months old and I still cannot have ...

Fiancé Masturbates Next to Me and Denies It

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
After we got engaged, my fiancé masturbates 1-3 times per night in bed next to me. This starts as soon as the TV is turned off. It wakes me up every night, and I end up sleeping in a different room. When I asked him about ...

Horrible Self-Esteem Issues

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, February 15th, 2015
My name is Alejandro, I am 18 year old guy from Mexico. I live in a small town in the middle of nowhere, I am gay and I deeply hate myself. I was trying to deny it for many many years and it just won't ...

Is this Normal Depression?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, February 13th, 2015
I am 22 and have been going through depression and anxiety since I was 17. It feels different sometimes though. I feel like I'm experiencing the mood swings of PMS except all the time. I mean I mostly feel tired and worthless and like I ...

My Friend Keeps Going Back to Unhealthy Relationship

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
From Columbia: My friend dated this guy for about 3 months (never meet him as I was overseas), he took her virginity and a while later they broke up. They kept talking and the new girlfriend of the guy called her to say to stay ...

Afraid Of Becoming a Pedophile

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
I've been having problems lately with pedophilia. I've never had these problems before until now. What I mean is that I felt sexually attracted to girls around 12 years old or at least looked like that. They did not look like prepubescent children. There are a ...

My Husband Is Attracted to Teen Girls

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, February 8th, 2015
I'm an American and I recently got married to an Irish man, he's almost 26. I recently found out that a week after our wedding I found out he'd been looking at sexy fb pics of a 16 yr. old girl that was at our ...

I Act Strange During Sex

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
I'm married and I've only had sex with my husband. So I don't understand why I act so strange during sex. I'll be enjoying it, but then start crying uncontrollably, to where I can't breathe. It scares me and my husband because he didn't and ...

My Boyfriend Can’t Get Over My Past

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, January 25th, 2015
From the U.S.: I have a boyfriend of about a year and he makes me super happy and we talk comfortably and laugh so easily together. We agree on everything and I can completely be myself around him. I've never felt this with anyone in ...

Overwhelming Fear of Rape

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
"Fear" isn't exactly the right word: it's more like a terror. It started a few years ago, I think, I'm not quite sure. I just started having horrible nightmares about being abused in the most unimaginable situations. It's gotten worse until I can't sleep a ...

Lose Erection After Putting on Condom

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, January 10th, 2015
I am a 25 year old guy. I have no problem getting an erection while making out and foreplay, but as soon as I put the condom, I have difficulty maintaining an erection. This happened for the first time a few months back when I was ...

Girlfriend Issues

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, January 1st, 2015
I have been going out with my girlfriend for just over 3 years and have been living with her for almost a year. This is both our first proper long term relationship ans of course I love her to bits. As with the start of ...