I contributed to this article last December, but since May is National Masturbation Month, I saved it for now: “When it comes to sex, there are no shoulds, beyond the basics: safe sex, consent, not doing harm,” clinical sexologist and relationship coach Claudia Six, PhD, author of Erotic Integrity: How To Be True To Yourself Read More
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Is Sneezing Really Like Having A Mini Orgasm?
People are tempted to compare sneezing and orgasm because both are a brief release. I think the similarity ends there. The main difference is that, while many people think you have to do both with your eyes closed, you can orgasm with your eyes open (and I highly recommend it for increasing eroticism and intimacy) Read More
Things You Do and Don’t Need to Know About Your Partner While Dating
You Should Know: If he’s on good terms with his exes. This is certainly not a conversation you’re likely itching to bring up, but understanding the basics of what went down in his past relationships—especially how they ended—can teach you a lot about him. “If your partner is friends with his exes, it shows he’s skilled Read More
What You Can Learn About Your Partner from the People in His Life
No matter how well you think you know your partner after all the time you’ve spent together, you don’t really understand their full story until you’ve met the important people in his or her life. Getting to know your partner’s family and friends introduces you to a host of childhood memories, family stories, and traditions Read More
Sex anxiety: How can you overcome it?
According to sex therapist Claudia Six, it has different expressions among men and women, though in most instances, it is related to the fear that some aspect of their presence between the sheets may be disappointing for their partner. In women, sexual performance anxiety can show up as difficulty getting interested in sex, difficulty getting Read More
Surprising Reasons Your Partner Doesn’t Want Sex
Tension in the relationship Any kind of tension that builds up and smolders is the death of sex. You have to address the resentments, resolve the conflicts, apologize sincerely and learn to communicate more effectively. It’s having these difficult conversations that has the most potential to fuel your sex life. Read full story in Readers Read More