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Dr. Ford: Should She Let Her Husband Know She No Longer Wants to Have Sex With Him?


By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

You can let your husband know that there were too many years when you felt overwhelmed and under-supported and that the cumulative effect of that experience combined with your age has left you without desire. How he responds to your honest statement might open up the opportunity to work on some of the issues between you, which I would recommend, if you want to have a close and harmonious future.

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Film & Television · Sex & Sexuality

Movie Review: ‘The Danish Girl’ — Transexual Reality Then and Now


By Alexandra MacAaron

'The Danish Girl' is a beautiful film that reflects fine work from everyone involved. But, just as Caitlyn Jenner was criticized, justly, for joking that the hardest part of being a woman is “figuring out what to wear,” 'The Danish Girl' oversimplifies Lili’s transition. If all she really craves are the trappings of femininity, she is missing more than a second x-chromosome.

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News · Sex & Sexuality

Today’s Talk Topic: Popular Culture and Sexual Entitlement


Since last week’s slayings in California and the perpetrator’s poisonous rantings about the women who rejected his advances, much media attention has focused on the pervasiveness of misogyny in this world—even here, in America; even now, in 2014. In The Daily Beast, 11-time Jeopardy! winner Arthur Chu charges that our culture encourages a sense of sexual entitlement in men—even nerdy…
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Emotional Health · Sex & Sexuality

Masters of Sex, Heroes of Science


By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Showtime’s dazzlingly entertaining new series, "Masters of Sex," chronicles the pioneering work of William Masters, M.D., and his assistant, Virginia Johnson. Their research into the nature of human sexuality provides a wonderful backdrop for a show that proves, once again, that these days, the good stuff is on cable TV.

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Lifestyle · Sex & Sexuality

An Introvert on the ‘Today’ Show


By Roz Warren

"You’d never use the words 'life of the party' to describe me. Plus, the prospect of being on national television was, to put it mildly, terrifying. At work, I’m always ready to entertain a crowd of toddlers at the library with 'The Wheels on the Bus' or 'The Itsy Bitsy Spider.' But entertaining millions of people on live TV?"

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