Dr. Trina Read has been busy. In a recent appearance on the Marilyn Denis Show, Dr. Read discusses how women, in particular, can cope with an insecure body image. In her appearance she makes a wonderfully profound statement that should be heard, she says, "Changing our body image is not about changing our body, it's about falling in love with the body we have." Dr. Read offers other fantastic advice in this segment.…
Added by hitched on August 21, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments
If you've spent enough time on Facebook or other social networks, you've likely come across an old flame. This brings about a lot of questions, starting with the big one of whether or not you should "friend" them. Moving beyond that includes actually engaging in conversation. What about engaging with others in conversation? How far can those conversations get before they become inappropriate? Sexologist, Dr. Trina Read, joined the crew of Breakfast Television Calgary to discuss this topic.…Continue
Added by hitched on August 16, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments
In the 1950s and 60s, Masters and Johnson studied sexual function in 700 people who agreed to have their sex or self-pleasure watched under close scientific scrutiny.
The researchers measured bodily…Continue
Added by Trina Read on June 9, 2012 at 7:04am — No Comments
“I adore my husband, but I don’t want to have sex with him. We used to have sex all the time. I was passionately attracted to him, but now the thought being intimate repels me. It is very stressful to be with him especially alone and at night because he always makes advances on me. I hate having to hurt him every time he wants me.
I think it started when I was pregnant with our first child. I gradually lost interest in sex, but I hoped it will come back to me after having…
Added by Lisa Penn on April 24, 2012 at 11:25pm — No Comments
It's so often portrayed that married sex is boring and that single sex is so much better. Well, Esquire magazine has just released their Sex issue, which includes a survey conducted by Beta Research Corporation of 522 male internet-connected respondents between the ages of 21 and 59. Here are some of the published results pertaining to…Continue
Added by hitched on April 12, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments
A friend of mine came home one day and found her (now ex) husband in a, ahem, compromising situation. (He was masturbating for anyone who didn’t get my attempt at being subtle.)
Back to my friend catching her ex masturbating: She laughed recounting…
Here’s a good chicken and egg question: which came first, society seeing moms as asexual; or moms putting themselves in that asexual role.
This conundrum struck me while reading the Maclean’s article, …
Added by Trina Read on March 29, 2012 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Debby Herbenick, co-director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University estimates that as many as 15% of women have the ability to experience orgasm during exercise, according to a statement made to Time magazine. She is the lead author of on online survey that gathered data on women ages 18 to 63 over five weeks. The information…Continue
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Getting gifts during a holiday, like Valentine's Day, is always nice (and hopefully appreciated).
However, it's the non-holiday days of the year when we receive a little something that really can bring those magic, filled-with-intimacy moments. It takes you back to those nostalgic 'newbie days' when…
Added by Trina Read on March 3, 2012 at 9:48am — No Comments
Responsibility and mind-blowing sex are like oil and water...they just don't mix.
It's easy to understand with everything going on in our day-to-day lives, why sex goes to the bottom of the to-do list.
Thing is, sex is an important component to a healthy relationship. So how can a hard…
Added by Trina Read on February 25, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments
Ask anyone to name a sex book and The Kama Sutra will inevitably be in their top five. The irony of the original Kama Sutra is if…Continue
Added by Trina Read on February 18, 2012 at 7:35am — No Comments
Can certain foods truly stimulate sexual desire, or is it all in our heads?
For example, anything shaped like a penis--like asparagus--was thought to be sexually stimulating to both sexes (why are we not…
Added by Trina Read on January 28, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
And it's one of the reasons newbie sex is fantastic; as the abundance of couple touch means they're already jacked-up and good to go when it comes to bedroom time.
Added by Trina Read on January 21, 2012 at 7:06am — No Comments
Be an active recreational partner.
While dating, you probably hung on his every word while he talked about those things that interested him. It was part of your charm and why he found you so darn attractive.
Bringing that when you first met magic…
Added by Trina Read on January 14, 2012 at 8:21am — No Comments
According to a new report in The American Journal of Medicine, a study of 806 women who are part of ongoing, 40-year research project, found that sexual satisfaction increased as the women aged even though sexual frequency decreased. The mean age of the participants in the study were 67, 63% were postmenopausal. Women…Continue
Added by hitched on January 10, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments
A lack of sexual desire--the thoughts you have around sex--is the number one reason couples in North America stop having sex.
What that means for you is: if you have negative thoughts towards sex before, during and after the sexual encounter, it will profoundly dampen your desire to have sex.…
Added by Trina Read on January 7, 2012 at 7:48am — No Comments
Show each other, rather than tell each other, how much you care.
Small, affectionate gestures done every day can help create intimacy outside and inside the bedroom.
Why is this so important to a happy sex life? Intimacy being the glue that holds a couple…
Added by Trina Read on November 26, 2011 at 5:49am — No Comments
The Supreme Court ruled in 1973 that material can be deemed obscene if it meets three criteria: the ‘average’ person that it, “appeals to the prurient interest”; the work depicts or describes sexual conduct in a…Continue
Added by Trina Read on November 19, 2011 at 7:35am — No Comments
I like sex but he wants it way more than me. What can I do?
Surprisingly mismatched sex drives have little to do with libido.
Look through this list of eight typical sex dampeners to see if any fit your situation.
Added by Trina Read on November 19, 2011 at 7:31am — No Comments