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Periodically one of my patients comes in quite agitated about it, or a parent comes to me in a panic about it. “I found my kid watching porn,” they’ll say. “What do I do now?” Given the typical ...

Your Child Looks At Porn. What Do You Do?

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In general, my patients are very nice people, middle-class men and women who mostly want good relationships and decent sex four, maybe five times per month. A lot of them confess to needing ...

Thinking About Sex Like We Think About Cooking

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“You mean, just tell her ‘honey, your feet are freezing—please put on socks while we make love’? Oh, I could never say that!” This is what patients tell me all the time. They can take off their ...

“Honey, Your Feet Are Freezing!” And Other Things I Wish I Could Tell You In Bed

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Are you focusing too much on orgasm, and not enough on sex, pleasure, or intimacy?Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex--and How to Get ItBook Excerpt, Page 5:My patients want sex to ...

What is Sexual Intelligence, and how do you increase yours?

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Figuring out what kind of sex you want is not the same as knowing what you don’t want.Increase your sexual intelligence as your gift to your partner this Valentine's Day. Learn more from my new ...

Sexual Intelligence = Information + Emotional Skills + Body Awareness

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People ask me about sex every week, and they usually expect a straight answer. I’m more likely to talk about the question, which typically reveals a lot about the assumptions, history, and agenda ...

Questions Women Ask Me About Sex Every Week

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People ask me about sex every week, and they usually expect a straight answer. I’m more likely to talk about the question, which typically reveals a lot about the assumptions, history, and agenda ...

Questions Men Ask Me About Sex Every Week

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The big news in the world of sex is that Flibanserin, the drug that’s supposed to increase desire in some pre-menopausal women, has been rejected by the federal Food & Drug Administration ...

Flibanserin Defeated; What Is Accomplished?

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I was privileged to be part of this year's annual meeting of FOSI, the Family On-Line Safety Institute. This was the first year they invited a sex expert. So it was 400 public policy people and ...

Protecting Kids On-Line: A Growth Industry

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Sex on the 'Net: late at night in a dark, quiet house. Or in the bright light of morning, just a room away from the kids playing Nintendo. Computer screens across America are glowing with lusty ...

Is Cybersex Sex?

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Click, click, click. The sound of black high heels faded as Gloria walked down the hall away from my office. "I haven't been laid in months," she had cried just moments ago, "and I'm losing my ...

Silicon Valley Sex Therapy

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHER’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein anything. Now here is a woman who posted a question on EmpowHer about her ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - I Have Never Had An Orgasm And I've Been Married Two Years

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Sex has no intrinsic meaning. Almost everyone wishes it did. The desire to give sex meaning is an understandable, important enterprise. Honestly approached, it can be a valuable exercise; ...

The Meaning of Sex

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein anything. If you have a sex or relationship question that you need ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - Married 18 Years And Sex Is Nonexistent: What Should I Do?

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Censorship is frequently discussed as a civil liberties issue. As the title of this talk suggests, I want to discuss it in another way, on a more psycho-social level. Most Americans do not want ...

Censorship and the Fear of Sexuality

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein anything. Now when you have questions about sexual health, you know, ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - Is Pulling Out An Effective Pregnancy Prevention Method?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein anything. “Dear Dr. Klein, I am 39 years old and I am a newlywed. My ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - I Am A Newlywed And My Husband Has Lost Sexual Interest In Me. What Should I Do?

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When it comes to sex, most self-help books offer more "self" than "help. People keep buying them--when they stop, so will the publishers--and they keep feeling disappointed. Many readers wonder ...

When Sex "Self-Help" is Part of the Problem

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My Boyfriend and i have been dating since this past January and met in December. At the beginning we had a completely open relationship. The reason we could do this was honesty. He would tell me ...

Dr. Marty Klein commented on PinkkBaby's post Open Relationship-->Closed. Can this change things?

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TOP TEN Here are ten of the most common versions of "Am I normal?" 1) Are my sexual fantasies normal? 2) Are my penis/erection, balls/labia/breasts normal shape, size, color? 3) I seem ...

Are You Sexually Normal -- And Does That Matter? -- Part 2

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it is time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert - Dr. Marty Klein, anything. “Dear Dr. Klein, I am afraid I have a sexually transmitted ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - What Should I Do If I Think I Have An STD?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Well, here is a few parenting questions now. “Dear Dr. ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - How Can I Learn To Turn Off My Child's Baby Monitor?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Now, here is an interesting question - “Dear Dr. Klein, I want ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - How Can I Convince My Husband To Have A Second Child?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Now here is a question I get periodically – “When is a ...

AUDIO: Dr. Klein - When Is A Long-Distance Relationship An Unhealthy Attachment?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein, anything. “What can I do about my bossy mother-in-law who sticks her ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - What Should I Do When My Mother-In-Law Is Bossy?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Here is a question that I know a lot of people have. “Dear Dr. ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - How Can I Prepare To Make Tough Life Decisions As My Parents Age?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein, anything. What should you do first after losing your spouse of 30 ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - What Should A Woman Do After Losing Her Spouse Of 30 Years?

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Okay, here is an interesting question. “Dear Dr. Klein, my ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - My Husband Wants Me To Dress Sexy In Front Of His Friends And I'm Not Comfortable

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PROFESSIONAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE CONCEPT It reduces the credibility of sexologists. Prospective patients are now asking therapists a new set of questions: "Are you in recovery yourself?" ...

Why There's No Such Thing as Sexual Addiction -- And Why It Really Matters: Part 2

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Dr. Klein, my husband and I have never had makeup sex ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - Why Have My Husband And I Never Had Makeup Sex?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Dr. Klein, when should a woman in a new relationship have ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - When Is It Acceptable For A Woman In A New Relationship To Have Sex?

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If convicted mass murderer Ted Bundy had said that watching Bill Cosby reruns motivated his awful crimes, he would have been dismissed as a deranged sociopath. Instead, Bundy has said his ...

Why There's No Such Thing as Sexual Addiction -- And Why It Really Matters: Part 1

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Dr. Klein, how do you feel about men and women living ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein: How Do You Feel About Men And Women Living Together Before They Are Married?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. An anonymous woman on EmpowHer writes in to ask Dr. ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein: My Husband Has No Sex Drive, Should We See A Doctor?

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Most people have sexual fantasies. Role-playing involves a certain kind of fantasy and a certain relationship to that fantasy. It requires a conscious acknowledgment of the fantasy; furthermore, ...

Notes on Erotic Role-Playing

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. “If money is the main thing couples argue about, how do ...

AUDIO: Dr. Klein - If Money Is The Main Thing Couples Argue About, How Do Healthy Marriages Manage Their Finances?

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"Slut!" Like children telling stories about a scary old man, women criticize each other's sexuality - from a safe distance. "Slut!" It's hit and run. "Slut" is what women call a ...

Women's Internalized Oppression: Undermining Your Own Sexuality

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Dr. Klein, why do men ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - Why Do Men Cheat?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. “How do I tell my husband I need some ‘just for me’ ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - How Do I Tell My Husband I Need Some ‘Me’ Time Without Hurting His Feelings?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert – Dr. Marty Klein, anything. “How do I get over a past love? I am starting a new ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - How Do I Get Over A Past Love?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it's time to ask EmpowHer's sexuality expert, Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Dr. Marty Klein: Here’s a woman who asks, “My niece who ...

AUDIO: Dr. Klein - My Niece Is Sexually Active With Her Boyfriend & I'm Uncomfortable When They Stay In Our Home

No sex or marriage question is too embarrassing because it’s time to ask EmpowHer’s sexuality expert, Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Asking your questions is EmpowHer’s Founder and Chairman Michelle ...

AUDIO - Dr. Marty Klein - How Can A Couple Communicate When One Person Doesn’t Verbalize As Much As The Other?

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In his classic 1978 book "Male Sexuality" (now available as "The New Male Sexuality"), Dr. Bernie Zilbergeld discussed the concept of conditions for good sex. He said that everyone has conditions, ...

Your Conditions for Enjoyable Sex

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it's time to ask EmpowHer's sexuality expert, Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Michelle King Robson: Dr. Klein, I have got a question ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - My Wife Has Hormonal Imbalances, Including Her Libido. What Can I Do To Help Her?

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No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it's time to ask EmpowHer's sexuality expert, Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Michelle King Robson: Dr. Klein, one of our women asks, ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - Why Do Couples Quit Having Sex And Then Never Talk About It?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it's time to ask EmpowHer's sexuality expert, Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Michelle King Robson: Dr. Klein, a woman on EmpowHer ...

Dr. Marty Klein - How Do I Get My Spouse Involved In The Decision-Making Role In Our Relationship?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it's time to ask EmpowHer's sexuality expert, Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Michelle King Robson: Dr. Klein, lots of women have ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein: Should I Ask My Boyfriend About His Previous Sexual Relationships, Even Though It Might Upset Me?

No sex or relationship question is too embarrassing because it's time to ask EmpowHer's sexuality expert, Dr. Marty Klein, anything. Michelle King Robson: An anonymous woman on EmpowHer ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - What Can My Husband And I Do If We Both Have Different Views Of Sexual Fantasies?

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In my 20 years as a sex therapist, people continue to ask me one question more than any other. The most common sexual question is "Am I normal?" * Americans are concerned--virtually ...

Are You Sexually Normal -- and Does That Matter? -- Part 1

Dr. Marty Klein: Hi, this is Dr. Marty Klein, EmpowHer sexuality expert. I bet you have a question about sex, and to ask me, all you have to do is click the "ask" button. No sex or ...

AUDIO: Dr. Marty Klein - How Do I Tell My Partner He Should Be More Inventive Sexually?