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• Dr. Glenda Corwin  // Glenda Corwin, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and author of Sexual Intimacy for Women: A Guide for Same-Sex Couples. In addition to sessions in her private practice, she offers consultation and online programs for couples. For more information, please visit her website at www.DrGlendaCorwin.com

18 Oct Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Lesbian Sex: How The Truth Can Set You Free

Lesbian Sex: How The Truth Can Set You Free

Lesbian Sex: How The Truth Can Set You Free

When I was a teenager a booklet mysteriously appeared on a book shelf in the family room.  It was called, curiously enough,  What Teenagers Need To Know about Sex.  I immediately sneaked it upstairs and read it from cover to cover.  Then I sneaked it back onto the shelf.  It took me years to realize […]

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Dating: Subtle Screening for Blatant Problems

Dating: Subtle Screening for Blatant Problems

I used to think “wanting to meet someone” meant going to events and looking around, asking your friends to introduce you to single women, or participating in organizations that attract the kind of women you want to meet.  Activities that let you actually see your target, note who her friends are, even talk with her. […]

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Sex and Body Image

Sex and Body Image

When I ask women to rank order the most negative influences on their sexual relationships, negative body image almost always tops the list.  They mean “feeling fat.”  True, some women worry about their breasts and hips and skin and other body parts, but by far the major self-criticism is about weight.  One woman summed it […]

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05 Aug Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Sexual Intimacy: High Value, Low Priority?

Sexual Intimacy: High Value, Low Priority?

Sexual Intimacy:  High Value, Low Priority?

In my personal quest to affirm sexual intimacy for lesbian couples, I keep hearing “Why?”  If two women aren’t having sex, and both are okay with that, why is there a problem?  Maybe sex just isn’t that important to them. Well, yes, if this were true, it would be true.  There is no rule that […]

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Why Dating is a Good Thing

Why Dating is a Good Thing

Recently I talked with a group of women who are tentatively, maybe, thinking about a dreaded activity called “dating.” These women were all emerging from the depths of long-term relationship loss, and wondering how to make social and romantic connections again. So the discussion turned to dating. This was the response. “No way! I didn’t […]

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