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Listen to this podcast with Talli Rosenbaum, Rav Natan Alexander and Danny Brill discuss as they discuss why sex does or doesn't just keep getting better over time.


Empathy and listening: tools to improve sexual desire

Submitted by Talli on Sun, 08/14/2016 - 08:23

Psychologists Gurit Birnbaum of the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel and Harry Reis of the University of Rochester have studied the empathy effect at the beginning of relationships. Across three different studies, they examined the impact that feeling cared about and understood by a listener might have on a subject's desire for that person. 


Podcast on the pelvic pain: creating a therapeutic alliance

Submitted by Talli on Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:44

In this podcast, I am unterviewed by Dr. Alexandra Milspaw, about topics that relate to my upcoming presentation at the International Pelvic Pain Society conference in Chicago in October.


Did I marry the wrong person?

Submitted by Talli on Tue, 06/21/2016 - 06:59

Some couples marry with feelings of joy and anticipation, others with expectation bust also no small amount of trepidation. Either way, there are times when individuals ask themselves, 'did I marry the right person?'


Sanctity and pleasure, feminists and rabbis

Submitted by Talli on Tue, 05/17/2016 - 09:07

Originally published in Times of Israel


‘Trans’forming our attitudes in a ‘world gone mad’

Submitted by Talli on Tue, 05/17/2016 - 09:03

Originally appeared in Times of Israel


"Halachic Positions" A book review

Submitted by Talli on Tue, 03/15/2016 - 09:31

Opriginally posted in Morethodoxy


The challenge of 'arranged marriage'

Submitted by Talli on Tue, 03/15/2016 - 09:25

"Shidduchim" are the Orthodox version of the 'arranged marriage'. The extent to which a couple "knows" one another, as subject rather than object, is variable. This article  from Psychology Today well describes the challenges inherent in "caring before knowing". Incidentally, the biblical expression for marital consummation, is "to know."


The truth about 'Pink Viagra'

Submitted by Talli on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 14:45

Originally posted in Times of Israel


Ten Valentine’s Day tips for a loving marriage

Submitted by Talli on Sun, 02/14/2016 - 21:12

Valentine’s Day is a Christian holiday, so, growing up in America, we Jewish kids were affected culturally, rather than ritually. Just as the M&Ms turned orange in late October, mid-February meant chocolate treats shaped in hearts and wrapped in red foil, authorized of course, by the OU.