• Should We Just Settle? Or Hold Out for Having It All?

    The idea of 'having it all' is appealing for many people...but is it time to realize that perhaps settling should be incorporated into 'it all'?

  • Barring Same-Sex Marriage Has Economic And Health Consequences

    Recent research has found that barring same-sex marriage has its consequences: it hurts the economy and leads to an increase in mental illness among LGB people.

  • Same-Sex Couples Make Good Parents, Possibly Better Parents

    Research on the impact of parents' sexual orientation on their children has indicated that the children of same-sex couples are just as healthy and happy.

  • For The Love Of…Inanimate Objects?

    People claim to love a new pair of shoes, but what happens when someone actually loves an inanimate object and wants to marry it?

  • Q&A: Having Intercourse Again After Ending A Long Relationship

    It is true that some women – like some men - have one and only love, or one and only sexual partnership, and never have another.

  • Harassment, Sexual Orientation And Public Policy

    There have been a number of very sad stories appearing in the news recently about bullying and harassment of youth based on their sexual orientation.

  • Q&A: My Husband Stopped Sleeping With Me

    A female reader is distressed about her husband's sudden refusal to have sex with her and now she's considering having an affair. What should she do?

  • Q&A: Sex Dreams, Marital Infidelity and Cheating

    A male reader wonders if his wife's lesbian and extramarital sex fantasies mean that she wants to leave him or might cheat.

  • (Yet Another) “Sex Challenge” For Couples

    Recently, so-called "sex challenges" have grabbed headlines, but what do they really say about the frequency of sex and its impact on relationship quality?

  • Portia And Ellen Get Married – Hallmark Has Cards For It!

    Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were married in Los Angeles, and now, Hallmark has announced that they are carrying same-sex wedding cards.

  • The Signs Of A Healthy Relationship

    Some questions about sexual health have fairly succinct answers. Other questions require a good deal of personal reflection.

  • Q&A: Questioning My Sexual Orientation

    Dr. Debby answers a question from a female reader about her possible attraction to women and how to deal with a current male partner who is hinting at marriage.

  • Q&A: Defining Virginity And Pre-Marital Sex

    A reader asks about how to define virginity and issues to consider around having pre-marital (or non-marital) sex