Fear in a relationship often oppresses both people within it. It is more likely to drive people apart then together. Love is a gift. A gift is only a gift if it is freely received. We need to remember that there is enough love for everyone.
People come to counseling for all kinds of reasons. There is no wrong reason to talk to a counsellor, here are some issues that counselling can be particularly helpful with.
If your own personal morals and ethics permit you to observe two consenting adults engage in sexual activity, without guilt, for the purpose of your own enjoyment, then you may be interested in learning how to best support porn which uses legal and humane labour practices.
Our society has a tendency to continue to perpetuate fear and shame around sexuality, in ourselves and towards others. This shame results in lack of information which causes real harm to ourselves and others, and a difficulty identifying when something is causing real problems and when it is not. Fear will not help us with this. We need to examine our own beliefs about sexuality and porn, look at the information about sexuality and porn, and make decisions based on this.
If your religion prohibits sexual behavior that is considered developmentally normal, according to developmental psychology, and you plan to impose these rules on your child, there are some things to consider...
Siblings, Friends & Intimate Partners
Check out my Recommended Reading list, so far. What have you been reading on these topics or related to them?
Considering almost half of all marriages end in divorce (this does not include common law relationships) it's high time we re-think what we're doing.
Having your child become a teenager, can be one of the most fearful times of a parent's life! Wondering what is normal, when to call 911 and when to just hug them... are often parr for the course
I was shocked at how much hurt I had caused in my previous interactions with these people and how much hurt this latest perspective was causing