Talli's blog

Radio Interview: Mindfulness for Sexual Pain

Submitted by Talli on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 15:28

This interview with Alexandra Milspaw of the Pelvic Alliance describes my mindfulness based approach to the treatment of sexual pain disorders and answers the following questions:

 

Ten Tips for Raising Sexually Healthy Orthodox Daughters

Submitted by Talli on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:10

For Times of Israel article click here

 
Masturbation it is considered normal, natural and healthy for young men, particularly who are not otherwise sexually active, to experience desire, arousal and the urge for release. Masturbation is understood to be a healthy aspect of human developement. Yet, Orthodox Jewish boys are taught that masturbation is a sin. In fact, even wet dreams may be a great source of conflict and guilt.While many may argue that "coitus interruptus" is the actual biblical prohibition and that "spilling of seed" is an added medieval construct, Orthodox Jews adhere to Oral Law, regardless.  Rabbi Yaakov Shapira an Orthodox Jew with Rabbinical ordination,  addresses this conflict directly, and  offers a variety of Rabbinical sources  concluding that masturbation may not be as sinful as is believed in contemporary Orthodox Jewish society. Listen here: 

 

Intimacy for Orthodox/Observant Jews

Submitted by Talli on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:45

Much of what I deal with on a daily basis, is related to the cognitive dissonance of young couples who embark upon a sexual relationship, only at the onset of marriage.

 

Orgasms : Only for the lucky few?

Submitted by Talli on Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:07

Should'nt all women be able to reach orgasm?

 

How often should couples have sex?

Submitted by Talli on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 15:00

 

Partners in Passion

Submitted by Talli on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 18:42

The authors of this book, Mark A Michaels an Patricia Johnson, sent me a free copy, probably because they referenced a publication of mine in the book. I was very impressed and think its a good choice for couples to read together.

 

Q&A: Is my fiancé taking advantage of me sexually?

Submitted by Talli on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 19:54

Tiferet Shacham's insightful post about what she wished she learned about sexuality in her religious high school, sparked a great deal of discussion in the bogosphere world, an in particular, the popular blog, A Mother in Israel.

 

Egalitarianism in the bedroom: Equal roles, less sex?

Submitted by Talli on Sun, 02/09/2014 - 20:10