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September 2015

Sex Positive Perspective by David Yarian PhD

Sex Positive Perspective

The Sex Positive movement is an important development in thinking about sexuality. This perspective regards sex as a positive attribute of human life, rather than a negative and frightening force to be repressed and controlled. The sex positive movement sees all mutually consensual sexual behavior as fundamentally healthy and pleasurable. Pleasure, curiosity, and experimentation are [...]

Filed Under: Sexual Health and Fitness, Relationship Advice, Desire
The Mindful Practice of Intimacy by David Yarian PhD

The Mindful Practice of Intimacy

(This article was originally published in the Summer 2015 issue of NPI Reflects, the quarterly journal of the Nashville Psychotherapy Institute.) Since becoming a certified sex therapist in 2004, I’ve worked with many couples who present with “low desire,” a rather subjective term. Remember Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in Annie Hall? A split-screen image [...]

Filed Under: Being Intentional, Intimacy Practices, Relationship Advice, Desire

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