Sex Articles

I’m Having Major Issues Showing Affection

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, June 6th, 2014
From the U.S.: I have been dating my boyfriend for 4 years now and I am so in love with him and he feels the same way. We have talked about getting married and love being together. For some reason I cannot get intimate with ...

Rarely Having Sex

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
My husband and I have been married for nearly two years and my concern is that we very rarely have sex - perhaps twice a year. Although it was perhaps slightly more before, the amount has always been low except the first 2 or 3 ...

Was My Behavior as a Child Normal?

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
When I was a child I engaged in sexual activity with other children my age (I am female), not actual sex but tried to, even before I knew what sex was. I was not sexually abused. I have a feeling it was fairly ...

Having Problems Being Intimate

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, June 1st, 2014
I have been in this relationship for almost a year now. We were sexually active for a few months now I feel award when it comes to sex. I don't know when to make the first move or if she wants to be intimate. I ...

Parent Against What Might Be First Love

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, May 29th, 2014
Hi. I’m going to start off with the fact that I am 18 and attending college. I am currently in a relationship with a 24 year old that I met through a mutual friend of sorts. If I disclose exactly how we met, it might ...

My Partner Has Lost Her Libido

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, May 26th, 2014
My girlfriend and I are about a month away from out one year anniversary. A little bit of back story. I was married to a man when we met. My issue at the time was a lack of an intimate fulfilling sexual relationship. I felt ...

Attracted to Young Males

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, May 24th, 2014
Greetings. I'm 17 from Romania and I have a really strange desire to put myself in a sexual intercourse with a young male (around the age of 10-14) and this issue has been haunting me since I was 14. I do enjoy being in the ...

Can I Trust My Daughter’s Dad to Be with Her?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
From New Zealand: I did not reunite with my daughters biological dad until she was 8 years old. She is now 15 and I am very worried that he may be planning something inappropriate. It all started when she was 14...her dad and I do ...

I Really Love My First Cousin

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
From India: I have never been in a relationship. When I was 18 my cousin was 11, we had consensual sex(I did not penetrate), we did that for about a year, her breasts were quite developed at that time, so I was attracted to her. ...

Boyfriend Has a Death Fetish

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Thursday, May 15th, 2014
I’m in a relationship with a very sweet and sensitive man. He told me once that he gets turned on by the idea of death, I found that odd, but we didn't really talk much about it. I was fixing his computer for ...

Is There Any Way to Cope With Sexual Assault as a Minor Without Parental Involvement?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
I've recently begun meeting with a school psychologist for a lack of motivation and a sexual assault by a random assailant that I suffered this summer. However, due to our state laws a school counselor is required to report any kind of sexual abuse to ...

I Want To Kill Someone and Have Sex with Them

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, May 10th, 2014
I am 16. Boy. I have various thoughts about committing sexual acts with young kids, 10-13. I have done things with a lot of kids, most when i was little, but still some at this age. My brother is one of these kids. Yes, I have ...