Overcoming Shame & Guilt

Posted on the Jul 06, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty I am a 22 year old Canadian woman, I was not raised religiously and I have never had sex with a man. Before watching your educational videos I had severe anxiety about penetration. Thanks...
Posted on the Jul 04, 2013 by Carlin Ross
How Betty and Carlin became sexually independent.
Posted on the Jun 29, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
This week, something remarkable happened in Texas. It was overshadowed by the DOMA ruling, however its happening is no less remarkable. Senator Wendy Davis began turning the tide for Texas women...
Posted on the Jun 21, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
I am an armchair scientist. My own brain, body and beliefs are my petri dishes. So perhaps you can imagine why I have been perplexed by the bizarre issue of global warming. It’s been curious to my...
Posted on the Jun 18, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I love this website but am greatly saddened by a glaring oversight regarding sexual abuse. It isn’t even among the “topics” section... I understand it’s an uncomfortable, painful...
Posted on the May 31, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Guilt free masturbation will liberate the world's sexuality.
Posted on the May 28, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
At the core of our sexual being lies sexual shame instilled through an elaborate structure of cultural mores and religious values. Over millennia, shame has become our default setting. And though I...
Posted on the May 25, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
I’m just back from teaching in Toronto where my friends and sex educators Reid Mihalko, Monique Darling and me taught a weekend training on Energy Sex. The weekend was incredible, but I personally...
Posted on the May 13, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hello Dr Betty, I have a bit of a sprawling question, and I'm hoping you can help. I am in my late 20s, female, and have been sexually active for a long time. My problem is that for the past 6 months...
Posted on the May 02, 2013 by Anonymous
I've blogged and talked about hair so much but I'm doing it again anyway. Human's are never anywhere at their most illogically animal than their reactions to hair. It lacks any sophistication of...
Posted on the Apr 30, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
Here’s a perfect reason to drop your conservative politics: lifelong happiness. A 75 year study finds several correlations between behaviors, beliefs and long term happiness. I’m all about...
Posted on the Apr 26, 2013 by Lawrence Lanoff
I’m writing this post to two friends who are at life crossroads. My first friend is a 69 year old man who recently met a woman whom he deeply loves. The problem he has is that he feels very “...
Posted on the Apr 09, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, I am 25 years old of age and my regular counselor was actually wondering why I don't have a girlfriend. I feel guilty of not having one but also feeling more guilty when I had one. First...
Posted on the Apr 07, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Marty Klein makes a powerful point about the end of "normal" sex. I thought it tied in perfectly with our latest youtube clip Is Oral Sex Slutty: "Historically, normal sex has always been about...
Posted on the Apr 05, 2013 by Magena Fawn
PTSD is one of the labels I received from the mental healthcare system due to unresolved fears from the trauma of being bullied for my sexuality and from being sexually assaulted numerous times as a...