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Body Image  // Posts tagged as "Body Image"

13 Aug Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Positive Body Image Leads to Better Sex

Positive Body Image Leads to Better Sex

Positive Body Image Leads to Better Sex

I often ask women to rank the most negative influences on their sexual relationship.  Over half of the time, “negative body image” heads the list.  We’re so trained to stand outside ourselves, judging our bodies–but to enjoy sex we need to enjoy how our bodies feel, not how they look.  So how do you make […]

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25 Sep Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on FAT – The Other F-Word

FAT – The Other F-Word

FAT – The Other F-Word

Collectively, we get angry about hate speech particularly that which is specific to color, gender or sexual orientation, etc.  We even confront those who do it.  Although they are just words, it’s the intent we take issue with…rightly so.  We know words are used as weapons. In our LGBT world using words like “dyke” or […]

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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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