Will Fredericks continues to explain how the concept of conscious touch is related to other techniques such as tantra and carezza while at the same time being something unique. He gives examples of how intention is related to the method, and lays down the framework for the upcoming clips in this series.
Hugo Schwyzer addresses the way language designed to help some people feel more comfortable about their bodies can make others feel ashamed. Why is it, for example, that a woman with breast implants may be said to have “fake boobs” while someone with fillings isn’t said to have “fake teeth”? He questions other cultural stereotypes [...]
Dr. Patti Britton finishes her discussion on sexual and gender identity during this three-minute, part-two video. She acknowledges the fluidity of identities and promotes the importance of self-identification (and not labeling others). Dr. Britton also covers past and current ways of understanding both the gender identity spectrum and sexual orientation.
Hugo Schwyzer discusses the relationship between the erotic and the educational during this five-minute video. He first observes a fundamental misunderstanding rooted in Western education. Hugo then challenges it by underscoring the great importance of creating a space to integrate our bodies and spirits so to inform, excite, and enhance our sexual lives.
Abiola Abrams introduces female anatomy during this seven-minute video. She uses her vulva puppet to explain female genitalia and also encourages getting to know and accept your genitals as they are. Abiola offers additional reflections on such topics as surgery, pleasure, and more in this clip – and in her upcoming one on orgasm.
Dr. Patti Britton begins to explain the origins of personal sexual beliefs during this two-minute video. She points to the wide variety of influences – from our families of origin to peers, media and more – and notes several specific examples. Dr. Britton also shares why it is important to understand the origins of our [...]
Dr. Patti Britton discusses pornography during this three-minute video. She answers the frequently asked question – Can porn be good for you? – in the affirmative by observing the essential nature of porn and by highlighting the various ways porn can help improve the quality of sexual relationships.
Dr. Heather Howard discusses explicit media during this five-minute video. She answers the oft-put question to her: Is porn bad for me? Dr. Howard defines pornography and notes both its value and limitations. Throughout the clip she comments on sexual fantasy and sexual education – underscoring the reality of a very broad spectrum of healthy [...]
Dr. Heather Howard answers two questions about anal intercourse during this four-minute video. She first delves into statistics among male and female identified persons to answer the normalcy question. Dr. Howard then addresses the question of anal play safety. In her next clip she discusses techniques to help increase protection and pleasure.
Marcia B addresses sexual shame in this empowering five-minute video. She first defines sexual shame and highlights its pervasiveness and spectrum of expression. Marcia then suggests several personal and interpersonal ways to undo the shame so as to create a more sex positive attitude in and around us.
Joan Price highlights the importance of talking about senior sex during this four-minute video. She outlines some obstacles to the discussion and begins to address them. Joan also introduces her two books on senior sex – Better Than I Ever Expected and Naked at Our Age – and her blog www.NakedAtOurAge.com. She continues the discussion [...]
Lillith Grey continues her series on feminism with this four-minute video. She focuses on both the normal relationship pattern of connection and disconnection and also the great value of using disconnection for relational growth. In her next clip Lillith discusses the creative work necessary to facilitate such growth.
Lillith Grey introduces the basics of feminism during this five-minute video. She first discusses the primary components of patriarchy and how they affect relationships. Lillith then highlights the fundamental components of feminism. In her next video she focuses on the ebb and flow of relationships.
Anita Wagner continues her series by discussing what may qualify as sexual addiction/compulsion during this six-minute, part-two video. She offers a long list of questions, with important comments and insights, to aid your reflection on your own or another’s behavior. In her third clip Anita talks about treatment options.
Anita Wagner discusses sex addiction and compulsion in this first-part, seven-minute video. Drawing from the personal experience of her partner’s sex addiction, she defines sex addiction/compulsion, identifies the cycles of emotions and behaviors, and provides examples of acting out. Her next clip on the topic continues the important conversation.