Upcoming Seminar: Sex, Lies and Video Tape Social Media

From the Bedroom into the Medition Room: What Sex Therapists Want Mediators to Know. Dr. Aline Zoldbrod to keynote the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation’s 16th Annual Family Mediation Institute.
Friday, December 8, 2017, from 8:30am to 5:00pm

Conference Center at Waltham Woods
860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
Register Early!  Maximum Attendance 105!

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Straight Women in Love: It Is Critically Important to Resist the Tyranny of the Erect Penis.

Posted on January 11, 2017 by Aline Zoldbrod

I spend a lot of my working life working with straight women who no longer enjoy sex with their partner, even though they love the guy.  I more than occasionally run into situations where part of the culprit in the woman’s plummeting desire is the phenomenon that I have come to call “giving in to the tyranny of the erect penis.”

 

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Sometimes Old, Learned Sex-Negative Attitudes Can Ruin Your Sex Life: Here is a technique for overcoming them.

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Aline Zoldbrod

I have spent my professional life trying to get my patients to loosen up, sexually.

One of the easiest ways to have erotic fun as a couple is to have the biggest possible repertoire of pleasurable sexual activities. That way, if one or the other person has a sexual quirk or a "sexual dysfunction" that makes whatever you think of as "normal sex" not be so easy to achieve, you've got a whole menu of other fun and delicious sexual activities to consider.

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Understanding Situational Erectile Dysfunction with Sex Therapy: Not All E.D. Needs Viagra. Does Yours?
Posted on July 24, 2015 by Aline Zoldbrod

By Aline Zoldbrod, Ph.D. Psychologist, Marriage and Couples Therapist, and Certified Sex Therapist

Newsflash: Not all erectile difficulties need to be treated with drugs.

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Sex Therapy Guide: In Evaluating Vaginal Pain, Don’t Forget Penis Size
Posted on June 17, 2015 by Aline Zoldbrod

By Aline Zoldbrod, Ph.D.

Women, are you having pain with intercourse? There are a lot of reasons for vaginal pain, but there is one quirky one that many medical providers fail to evaluate: a partner’s large penile girth.

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Boston Sex Therapist Asks: What Is Emotional Neglect and Why Is It Important to Understand It?
Posted on May 4, 2015 by Aline Zoldbrod

By Aline Zoldbrod, Ph.D.

What is emotional neglect and why is it important to understand it? In 1973, the brilliant Boston pediatrician and former medical director of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Child Protection program, Eli Newberger wrote “the essential element in child abuse is not the intention to destroy a child but rather the inability of a parent to nurture (his or her) offspring.” (emphasis is mine.) Emotional neglect is what the child suffers when a parent does not attend to the child’s emotional needs. Professionals in the field of childhood abuse, for decades, have pointed out that emotional neglect co-occurs with every other kind of childhood abuse (physical, emotional and sexual.)

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