Picture this – you’re curling up on the couch with a glass of wine after a long day, ready to play the next episode of the latest bingeable Netflix series. Your partner is playing video games upstairs. Or maybe he’s watching his show in the other room. Or perhaps he’s scrolling through his phone in […]
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Posted on June 29 2021
Thank you to visitors near and far who visited our MedAmour booth at the IECSC, International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference – Vegas is back! And so are trade shows from the crowds we experienced! It was so exciting, slammed-busy, and fun – it went by too fast! Were there really vibrators at the Las […]
Posted on June 05 2021
Who is ready to get out and travel?! Kudos to those who’ve begun planning, traveling, or those who never slowed down. For the rest of us, we may need more encouragement or valid reasons. How does summer fun, pool time, nice dinners, and quality time with friends sound? Round them up and book your travels […]
Posted on April 06 2021
Discussing your sexual desires isn’t as easy as, say, voicing your preferences for dinner. It’s incredibly common to experience a veil of hesitation around the topic. Sex/sexuality is such a personal aspect of our most vulnerable selves. We start learning to be private about it from the time we can talk. If this is what […]
Posted on March 25 2021
As a clinical sexologist, I work in a clinical setting, which means I perform sex therapy, assisting clients with a range of sexual concerns. Using a combination of talk therapy techniques, somatic methods, and psycho-education about sex and anatomy, I work with individuals and couples to increase pleasure and become their ideal sexual selves. My […]
Posted on March 02 2021
“What’s the best advice you can give me?”
This was his first question after learning that I’m a sexuality educator. It wasn’t my first time receiving this question, nor the last.
Posted on December 03 2020
What are personal boundaries and why are they so important? Personal boundaries are your core, personal values. What you will accept and no accept. What you are willing to do, and not willing to do. They define who you are, and allow you to say “No”, without feeling guilty. They are important because they help […]
Posted on October 13 2020
Ok, tell the truth… we have all thought about it. Maybe you’re working from home, a little stressed about the future, frustrated with work, and in need of a mental break. You step away from your computer, grab a snack, maybe a cup of coffee, sit down on the couch to browse social media. As […]
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Posted on October 06 2020
Have you ever said to your partner, “not tonight, I’m too tired,” or “I have a headache” to avoid intimacy? Faked an orgasm just to get it over with? Rest assured, you’re not alone. Many of my clients complain about the lack of intimacy in their love life, and a lack of sex drive. While […]
Posted on September 29 2020
Many of us are familiar with the commonly used phrase “good touch / bad touch” that is taught to children (and adults, too) about how to identify unwanted touch that is categorized as sexual abuse. The purpose of it is something we can all get behind: to equip our children to identify sexual assault and […]
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Posted on September 06 2020
So what exactly do I do? This is the most common question I receive! Now, I can’t tell you what every sexologist does, but I can tell you what a typical day in my life looks like. Let’s start by breaking it down. A sexologist means a person who studies human sexuality and sexual behavior. […]
Posted on August 29 2020
Contrary to what one may believe, sexual assault is more about power than it is about sex. Rather than stemming from an innate need to satisfy sexual desires, sexual assault arises from a perpetrator’s desire to control or dominate another person. Across culture, race, sexuality and gender, sexual assault occurs out of power imbalances in […]
Posted on August 16 2020
Written by Jenny Waugh from @sexpositivesexed I had sex. Then went about my life. And that’s it – I didn’t lose a damn thing. I’m here to tell you that the concept of “virginity” is a myth, and a harmful one at that. Think about the words and phrases we use to talk about virginity […]
Posted on August 11 2020
I am a first time menstrual cup user so I was- I’m sure like many people with periods- hesitant to try to insert anything that didn’t have a mess-free, shiny plastic applicator. I had a positive experience with the Ziggy Cup, but I do think that if you feel more comfortable easing into it and […]
Posted on July 16 2020
Being a mother has always been the ultimate end goal for me and what I wanted in order to live a fulfilling life. It was an emotional blow that becoming pregnant did come come easily for me; but I was fortunate enough to have my first child through IVF. The pregnancy was uneventful until around 7 […]
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Posted on June 29 2020
While Pride is celebrated every June, we believe in celebrating it all year round. Love is love, and you should have the right to love whoever, whenever. We must give great thanks to those before us who pioneered our freedoms, especially Black, trans women like Marsha P. Johnson. Spearheading the Stonewall Riots, Marsha’s throw of […]
Posted on June 16 2020
By Kit Richardson Revolutions are not planned. They are spontaneous; ignited by a chain of events. Now while we can’t always plan for the revolution, we can be prepared. Throughout history the personal has become political and politics have often been brought into the bedroom. The time has come to bring what we do in the […]
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Posted on May 04 2020
Happy Masturbation May, or Maysturbation! We educate and encourage pleasure all year long, why not celebrate? The good things in life are meant to be celebrated. If you’re new to self pleasure, welcome! Coined the safest form of sex, and the best way to explore yourself, it’s never too late to start. Thinking about adding […]
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