Sexual Aversion / Avoidance

The Four Horsemen of Communication

The four horsemen of communication…

ReCentering Yourself After A Break-Up

You just broke up with…

Negative Velcro Loop

Evaluate your relationship by looking at the communication skills you and your partner utilize. Get a better look at where to go in order to find that deeper level of communication between the two of you.

Just Because I’m Having An Orgasm, Doesn’t Mean I’m Having Fun.

Bored Orgasm

This tip is designed to help those people who easily reach orgasm, yet find themselves unfulfilled from their sex life. Simple ideas to get you started toward a more exciting sexual experience.

Increasing Mind-Body Awareness Through Touch: An exercise that can be done without a partner.

Mind Body Connection

Increasing Mind-Body Awareness Through Touch: An exercise that can be done without a partner.

Sexlosteem: How Women Can Overcome

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This SEXLOSTEEM tip is designed to help women that are struggling with Sexlosteem during intimate moments with their partner. If you are ready to take the next step to combat your fears, negative thoughts, and increase your intimacy with your partner start here.

Sexlosteem: Stagnater

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Stagnaters experience stagnation in the bedroom which can lead to a stale relationship as well as dissatisfaction in the bedroom.

What Is Your Sex Drive

What is your sex drive? For some couples having a different level of sexual drive / desire in a relationship creates problems, and for others it is not a big issue. There is a wide range of sexual variations that people may experience. Take our test and explore the differences that exist between you and your partner.

Your Right To Write

Your Right To Write

Your Right to Write: Surviving Rape/Sexual Abuse

Where Has The Good Sex Gone

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The following 5 items are crucial elements when it comes to having good sex. If you have noticed the quality and frequency of sex and intimacy with your partner has changed recently, this checklist is a great way to assess your current pattern and possibly identify areas to make a change

When To Use An Intervention

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Many turn to interventions when confronting a loved one’s sex addiction, drinking problem, or an inability to manage their bipolar disorder, etc. The person’s life is spiraling out of control and it’s only a matter of time until the unspeakable happens. An intervention is typically chosen when family and friends feel that their loved one’s behavior has become so damaging to the point that everyone around this person is negatively impacted by the addiction.

When Sex Is A Trigger

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For some people with PTSD sex can be a trigger. Sex as a trigger is common among survivors of sexual assault and rape. However, other types of trauma could still impact a person’s desire to have sex or impact a person’s feelings about sex. Some people with PTSD may try to avoid sex altogether, while for others they may only try to avoid certain acts or certain aspects of sex.

Vacation From Sex

Vacation from Sex

Vacation From Sex Determining if a Vacation From Sex Could Help You. Survivors of sexual abuse who are trying to heal from their trauma should taking a vacation from sex.

Sexual Desire Issue

Expressing Needs With A Sexual Desire Issue: Are you and your partner struggling with sexual desire? Do you feel pressure to perform although you’re not in the mood? Is sex unsatisfying? Does it feel like a chore?

Sexual Shell

Sexual Shell

Bringing your partner out of their sexual shell; have you and your partner fallen into the same sexual routine? Have you noticed that your partner always initiates sex play the same way?

Sexual Self Esteem

Sexual Self Esteem

Learn how to improve your sexual self esteem.

Sexual Genogram

Genogram

Sexual Genogram: Making Sense of Your History. The types of questions sex therapists at Sex Therapy in Philadelphia ask while taking a sexual history.

Sexual Boundaries

Sexual Boundaries

Sexual Boundaries: having boundaries is an essential piece in feeling safe in any relationship (friendship, with family, lover, etc.). Sexual boundaries is about knowing your limits and what you’re comfortable with, and being able to advocate for yourself as needed.

Sexual Aversion

If the feeling of not wanting sex persists and you find the thought of it disgusting, repulsive or unpleasant, you might be experiencing a sexual aversion.

Reclaiming Your Right To Dress Sexy

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Reclaiming your right to dress sexy: to most people, a little black dress is just an accessory for a fun Friday night out on South Street Philadelphia.

Rape Sex Abuse Therapy Philadelphia

Rape & Sex Abuse Recovery

No one asks to be raped or sexually abused. Experiencing rape, sex abuse or any type of sexual trauma is a horrible event that can have an ongoing long term impact on your life.

Pleasuring A Woman

A guide to pleasuring a woman in Philadelphia: Women, like men are all different. Some like it hard, some like it soft. Some women need emotional connection, while others like emotional distance. Thus, there is no ‘one’ right way

What Is A Normal Amount Of Sex?

What is a normal amount of sex?

Negative Body Image

Negative Body Image

Negative Body Image: an exercise to designed to improve body image.

Masturbation Frustration

Masturbation With Clothes On

Masturbation: Did just reading that word make you cringe?

Marriage Counseling Philadelphia

Marriage Counseling Philadelphia. Many people have marital problems that have nothing to do with sex. Sex Therapists at Sex Therapy in Philadelphia / Center for Growth are all MARRIAGE COUNSELORS and then have gone on and done specialized training to also be able to work with issues that arise in the bedroom.

Low Self Esteem in Philadelphia

Low Self Esteem

Is It Low Self-Esteem?

How to recognize Low Selfesteem in Philadelphia and come to terms when a poor self-concept is the root of your problems.

Intimacy in the Bedroom

Intimacy in the bedroom: 10 things to keep in mind to increase intimacy in the bedroom in Philadelphia.

Intimacy Expression Exercise

The Intimacy Expression Exercise A vacation from sex can be a useful way for survivors of sexual trauma to heal. A vacation from sex provides survivors of sexual trauma (or anyone who is struggling with less sexual desire than they would want for themselves) with an opportunity to process their emotions and feelings about sex, relearn sexual touch in a positive way and rediscover their sexuality in a new and healthier way.

Intimacy And Authenticity

Intimacy & Authenticity

Intimacy and authenticity: What is intimacy and how do you know when you are being intimate with another person?

Initiating Sex

Initiating Sex

Initiating Sex Does your partner…

How To Share Sexual Fantasies

How to share sexual fantasies…

High Sex Drive

High Sex Drive or Sexual Addiction?

Foot Stimulation

Foot Stimulation

Foot Stimulation: One of the most forgotten, shunned and under appreciated body parts are the feet. Feet sometimes experience neglect, because of their reputation as dirty and smelly.

Fantasy

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Experiencing / Becoming Self Aware

Experiencing

Becoming a better communicator about what you are experiencing in the bedroom with your lover. Identifying the important pieces of information to share.

Erotica

Erotica. Making story time happen.

Eating Disorders and Sexual Trauma

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Eating Disorders and Sexual Trauma there is a connection between sexual trauma and eating disorders.

Confidence Boost

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Need a Quick Confidence Boost? Try a Mantra. This is something that can be done at home without the presence of a therapist.

Better Sex

Sex Education From The Comfort Of Your Own Home

Better sex. Master the skills needed to make sex fantastic. In this tip we explore the required skills that all lovers must have.

Bedroom Blunders – how to handle the “Did that just really happen?” moment in bed

Bedroom Blunder

Bedroom Blunders – how to handle the “Did that just really happen?” moment in bed

Bath Exercise: For Survivors of Sexual Trauma or For People Struggling with Sexual Aversions/Discomforts

Bath Exercise

The bath exercise can help you build positive intimate experiences despite having a history of sexual trauma, or sexual aversions/discomforts.

Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (EDP)

Important Concepts for Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (EDP) and determine if it can be helpful for you.

Spirituality And Trauma

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Spirituality and Trauma Have you experienced trauma? Have you found yourself asking the question, “Why me?” Do you feel like your Higher Power has let you down or failed you? If so, this tip can serve as a guide to help you deal with your spiritual crisis

Sexual Communication Technique

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Sexual Communication Technique: Are you and your partner good communicators in the bedroom? Complete the following exercise, and determine the answer(s) for yourself

Mindful Sex

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Mindful Sex: a guide to becoming fully present sexually