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Dr. Glenda Corwin  // Posts tagged as "Dr. Glenda Corwin"

30 Jun Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Does She Still Want Me?

Does She Still Want Me?

Does She Still Want Me?

Lesbian relationship and sex expert Dr. Glenda Corwin answers our questions! Dear Dr. Glenda, Last night I got an email from a woman I was crazy about last year. I don’t know how to respond. Last year she said I was too clingy, and then she just stopped calling me back. I’ve worked hard to […]

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Let’s Talk about Sex and Orgasms

Let’s Talk about Sex and Orgasms

One morning in my office a woman told me her biggest fear about beginning to date again was about sex; specifically, how to deal with the fact that orgasm had been so difficult with her last partner, and she just didn’t want to go through that again. That afternoon, another woman told me that she’d […]

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Is Lesbian Bed Death Inevitable? We Think Not

Is Lesbian Bed Death Inevitable? We Think Not

Seven years ago a young woman came to my office for consultation about a very specific question.  She asked “Do you think lesbian bed death is inevitable?”  Her story was sadly familiar.  She had been living with her partner for 12 years, the past 5 without sex.  She was unhappy about this, but her partner […]

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What’s new for 2014? Sex and Magical Thinking

What’s new for 2014? Sex and Magical Thinking

Imagine you could have anything you want in 2014. Would sexual feelings be on your list? Whether alone or with a partner, would you like to feel more sexually awake, curious, open to intimacy? If wanting could make it happen, would you want to feel more sexual in 2014? The magic lies in saying to […]

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24 Sep Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Are You Ready for Love?

Are You Ready for Love?

Are You Ready for Love?

Lately “I’m not ready yet” has been coming up a lot. I’ve heard it–and said it myself-many times, and of course it usually makes sense. Everyone need time to let wounds heal, get re-oriented to new situations, settle in after upheavals. But when does “healing” become “hiding out?” How do you discern what’s truly in […]

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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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17 Jul Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Why You Need To Love Someone

Why You Need To Love Someone

Why You Need To Love Someone

When I first heard Elton John sing “You Gotta Love Someone” I remembered an incident of TMM (Temporary Moment of Maturity).  I’d been worrying about whether someone I cared for deeply reciprocated my feelings.  Then I realized that what really mattered the most, what would last forever with me, was that I’d let myself love […]

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23 May Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Lesbian Dating: Building Trust

Lesbian Dating: Building Trust

Lesbian Dating: Building Trust

Recently I talked with two women, “Susan” and “Karen.”  They had just started dating a couple months before, and seemed quite in lust. They were glowing and giggling, until the issue of “trust” came up. Susan:  I just wish Karen would trust me more.  She just can’t let herself lean on me.  She’s been hurt […]

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23 Apr Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Lesbian Dating and the 50/50 Rule

Lesbian Dating and the 50/50 Rule

Lesbian Dating and the 50/50 Rule

Today I’m attending a fundraising event where lots of wonderful women will show up to support a good cause–and also, to cruise each other.  Most will put serious energy into looking good, and many will make the eye-contact-and-smiling connection that creates an opportunity for a conversation with a potential date. Then the fun stops.  What […]

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20 Mar Posted by in • Dr. Glenda Corwin | Comments Off on Do Relationships Make Us Happy?

Do Relationships Make Us Happy?

Do Relationships Make Us Happy?

Recently I talked with someone about participating in a “Happiness Group,” a program that’s very research-based and teaches behaviors and thinking patterns that have been shown to increase personal happiness.  Her response was illustrative. “I’ll try it, but what I really want is to meet someone to date!” That’s exactly what most women would say, […]

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