Churches Should Butt Out of Parishioners’ Sex Lives

After reading the articles and comments regarding Bethel here on aNewsCafé.com, I’m encouraged by the level of compassionate integrity the majority of responders have demonstrated.  It gives me hope for our community and our world. As a clinical sexologist and passionate humanist, I… Continue Reading


Intimate Concerns Advice Column: Evasive Orgasms, Lagging Libidos, Mismatched Sex Drives

Our Bodies, Our Pleasure… Where do we begin? “I’m a married woman and my husband says I’m broken because I don’t orgasm with just regular sex. You know, penis-in-vagina sex. My girlfriends are no help, and I am worried that… Continue Reading


Go Fund Me Abuse: Are the ‘Go-Fund-Me’ Type Programs Merely Cyber Begging?

Let me preface this by warning you this is a venting piece. Everything I do revolves around Conscious Living Concepts. And this problem I’m talking about flies in the face of these concepts. I practice and teach self-awareness and self-responsibility.… Continue Reading


As You Desire: Orgasmic Childbirth ~ Can it be?

Recommended For Adult Audiences Only: After watching this video there were so many things running through my head. The first of which was, “If I had known that I would have had many more children”. The next was, “I’m pissed… Continue Reading


As You Desire: Our Obsession with BREASTS…

Bare breasts freak Americans out! Yet like McD’s we seem to want them super sized and we sneak peeks every chance we get! If a woman’s top falls open do you turn away? We are quite obsessed with boobies here.… Continue Reading


As You Desire: Erotica or Porn – Can You Tell the Difference?

Sex Sells. We are sexual beings and we love all things sexy. That is why the pornography industry has larger revenues than Microsoft, Google, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Apple and Netflix combined, yet it has not captured the devotion of 50… Continue Reading


As You Desire: Is Testosterone for Boys AND Girls?

Testosterone has been crowned the king of hormones, estrogen the queen, and DHEA the mother to them both. However, all humans have the same hormones present in varying amounts that determine our female or male characteristics. Hormones can determine what the brain is interested in doing. This is why when the sex hormones are low, your sex drive is low. When the bonding and cuddling hormones are high (oxytocin and prolactin), you are more in tune with the feelings of others and Continue Reading


As You Desire: The Ins and Outs of Condom Use

Now we get down to the meat and potatoes of condom use. The “why they do” and “why they don’ts” … the ups and downs, ins and outs. OK, enough of that. This is serious business. With consistent and correct use, condoms have an estimated 95% protection rate against the spread of STDs and unplanned pregnancy.

So why is it still so difficult to get people to use them? I asked that exact question in an informal survey with my FB crowd. Here’s what they said: Continue Reading