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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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When Virgins Become Eunuchs

In her classic feminist manifesto “The Female Eunuch,” author Germaine Greer argued that sexual liberation is the key to women’s liberation (1). The title of Greer’s best-seller seems to suggest that the gifted writer knew about the neurological consequence of … Continue reading

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Faking Orgasm to Hide Sexual Dysfunction

There are several excuses that some women use to hide their difficulty or inability to reach orgasm during conventional intercourse, such as claiming that orgasm isn’t very important (the “closeness” is sufficient), or their partners aren’t competent performers (“too fast”), … Continue reading

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Clitoral Erectile Dysfunction

Public health is a highly political issue within nations, and is a frequent source of conflict in international relations. Although public health agencies are very concerned about infectious disease such as HIV and other STDs, and there is growing awareness … Continue reading

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The Courage to Heal? A Critical Review

Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a genuine problem that merits serious attention, but it is also a subject fraught with nonsense and hysteria, an emotional issue exploited for personal and political gain. Ellen Bass and Laura Davis’ book “The Courage … Continue reading

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Sex Play, Sex Acts, and Sex Abuse

Political correctness mandates that parents should express grave concern if children learn about sex “too early.” But the current epidemic of relationship problems between men and women indicates the opposite: parents should express grave concern if children learn about sex … Continue reading

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