Overcoming Shame & Guilt

Posted on the Aug 13, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Ferrett Steinwmetz penned a blog post for his daughter (Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Awesome Sex) that sets him apart as the best dad in the world.  Here's one of my favorite passages: "Look,...
Posted on the Aug 12, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I am so excited that I had to share. I am currently studying sexology where I have been introduced to your wonderful work and happily get to refer people to this site where they can...
Posted on the Aug 09, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty, I have been plagued by an issue when it comes to sex. I guess I have sort of a performance anxiety issue. I just get so shy and don't express myself very much during sex. This has really...
Posted on the Aug 08, 2013 by Carlin Ross
We need to honor all our bodily functions.
Posted on the Jul 23, 2013 by Anonymous
I got this comment from Diana the other day: There are many, many sexual zombies. In a chat room, I brought up the questions "Why is flirting seen as dangerous when you are in a relationship?" and...
Posted on the Jul 18, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty(and Carlin!) I'm seventeen, going on eighteen and have just recently broken up with a boyfriend I spent a year and three months with. The decision to end the relationship was painful but...
Posted on the Jul 08, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, I am a HUGE fan of yours. I LOVE how sexually free you are! I've never seen you address my problem before but I don't think it's unique. My Dad was never around (and he was a horrible...
Posted on the Jul 06, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty I am a 22 year old Canadian woman, I was not raised religiously and I have never had sex with a man. Before watching your educational videos I had severe anxiety about penetration. Thanks...
Posted on the Jul 04, 2013 by Carlin Ross
How Betty and Carlin became sexually independent.
Posted on the Jun 29, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
This week, something remarkable happened in Texas. It was overshadowed by the DOMA ruling, however its happening is no less remarkable. Senator Wendy Davis began turning the tide for Texas women...
Posted on the Jun 21, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
I am an armchair scientist. My own brain, body and beliefs are my petri dishes. So perhaps you can imagine why I have been perplexed by the bizarre issue of global warming. It’s been curious to my...
Posted on the Jun 18, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I love this website but am greatly saddened by a glaring oversight regarding sexual abuse. It isn’t even among the “topics” section... I understand it’s an uncomfortable, painful...
Posted on the May 31, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Guilt free masturbation will liberate the world's sexuality.
Posted on the May 28, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
At the core of our sexual being lies sexual shame instilled through an elaborate structure of cultural mores and religious values. Over millennia, shame has become our default setting. And though I...
Posted on the May 25, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
I’m just back from teaching in Toronto where my friends and sex educators Reid Mihalko, Monique Darling and me taught a weekend training on Energy Sex. The weekend was incredible, but I personally...