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Polyamory vs. Selfish Genes

Many traditionalists believe that monogamous marriage and the nuclear family are best for human beings, and even necessary for the survival of modern civilization as we know it. Hence, alternatives to monogamy – such as polyamory (multiple wives/multiple husbands) – … Continue reading

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The Rind Study: Censored?

The belief that sexual “seduction” of children is usually seriously harmful was popularized by Freud over 100 years ago, based on his observations of 18 hysterical patients (1). Freud’s observations were distorted by his very unscientific “pressure” method, and he … Continue reading

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Sex Play and Sex Work

There is widespread hostility against sex work even when it only involves mature adults, with traditionalists and feminists joining hands to condemn women who “sell their body,” and worse: evil male customers who support the nasty business. Sex work always … Continue reading

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Is Your Child a Sex Maniac? Part 3

“…the challenge of all human relationships: accepting people as they are, while fostering further integration and growth.” – Daniel J. Siegel. Please read the previous posts first: Is Your Child a Sex Maniac  and Is Your Child a Sex Maniac … Continue reading

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Is Your Child a Sex Maniac?

“There is a stunning lack of precision and science in the field of child mental health.” – William N. Friedrich One reason child sex abuse is so upsetting to adults is that children are traditionally considered asexual and uninterested in … Continue reading

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Empathy for Children 3

As I suggested in my previous posts Empathy for Children and Empathy for Children 2, it would be nice if adults felt more accurate empathy for young people. We may never achieve the ideal of empathy that is completely accurate, … Continue reading

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Empathy for Children

What is empathy, and what does it mean to be empathic toward children and young people? We may distinguish three different abilities often lumped together as empathy: the ability to identify emotions in others, the ability to understand causes and … Continue reading

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