Polyamory

Posted on the Feb 19, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Betty, Once again I seek your wisdom. I truly think you're the present equivalent to Ghandi o Mother Teresa. No pressure. ; )
Posted on the Feb 04, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, Been with my wife for 22 years now, 14 years married. 6 months ago I heard the proverbial "I love you, but I'm not in love with you" comment. Blew me away!!! For the past 6 months I...
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Posted on the Jan 28, 2014 by Betty Dodson
The New York Times has a great piece on Esther Perel's work as a couples therapist. Although I've never read her book, "Mating in Captivity" I refer to the title endlessly. As a committed single...
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Posted on the Jan 27, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Hi Dr. Betty, I'm probably overreacting, but I just wanted your opinion on this. In the beginning of mine and my boyfriends' relationship, we had sex every day, sometimes twice a day. I don't know...
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Posted on the Jan 23, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Over the summer, Christopher Ryan popped by Betty's to do an audio interview. We're both big fans of his book Sex at Dawn and he's a love.   It's online and available for your listening...
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Posted on the Jan 14, 2014 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty! I just recently found your site & let me tell you, it is exactly what I've been looking for - an informative, classy site for people who have real sexual questions & concerns. Thank...
Posted on the Jan 14, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This short film is the most honest portrayal of relationships and break ups that I've ever seen...beyond hysterical.  Enjoy: 
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Posted on the Dec 23, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty and Carlin! I just recently turned twenty-one and, as of last week, out of a five year relationship. The way it happened is that earlier this year (mid-August) I developed interest in a guy...
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Posted on the Dec 12, 2013 by Anonymous
I've tried three times to write about what I am experiencing from exploring tantra and I've deleted them all. It has been hard to put into words. It feels like a deep knowing that I am returning to...
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Posted on the Dec 09, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Doctor Betty (and Carlin), I would like to have some confidence-enhancing advice from your side about how to 'scale the threshold' from casual conversations to kissing (and on.) I have seen your...
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Posted on the Dec 05, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I knew Kansas wasn't going to be an easy trip. We were there to say goodbye to Betty's baby brother, Dickie, who's in the final stages of lung cancer. We'd been in Kansas back in August but Betty...
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Posted on the Nov 15, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I'm a 17 year old woman and I met a man on the internet who pretty much taught me about sex. We ended up sending photos to each other and turning each other on and sometimes we'd even...
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Posted on the Nov 14, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty- I'm wondering what exactly is meant by "Don't Ask Don't Tell". Is it that the one partner in the couple knows that the other is seeing someone else, and just doesn't want to know details?...
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Posted on the Nov 07, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This love note was posted on reddit and went viral yesterday.  When I look back to grade school, relationships were a whole lot easier.  First, I applaud this young boy for giving Ashley a...
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Posted on the Nov 04, 2013 by Marisa Black
It’s been nearly a year since I wrote Emerging as My Primary Partner. It’s all fine in theoretical ideals of how to be my own partner: how to look at myself curiously and lovingly in the mirror, how...
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