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Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith and Open Monogamy – Part 2: Communication 

This article picks up from Part 1, where I talk about Will Smith’s revelations about his relationship with Jada Pinkett Smith and what they show us about non-conventional relationships. Once we understand that we are individuals, we can open a … Read More

Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith and Open Monogamy – Part 1 Understanding

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are transparent about their open monogamy. Over the years they have hinted at their open relationship and recently confirmed consensual nonmonogamy to be their choice of relationship commitment. Watching celebrities come out about their … Read More

Revisiting Parenting & Transgender Youth

(Editor’s Note: This post contains updated information related to Resources for Parenting Transgender Kids from May 13, 2016.) Transgender issues continue to rise to prominence in the media, news, and politics. While some celebrities take problematic stances on trans rights, … Read More

What Does Andy Want from His Chaotic Life?

What does it mean to live in chaos? Are some people just more prone to self-sabotage? If you haven’t caught it yet, I am the first guest on the new season of Andy Dick’s new podcast. In each episode, he … Read More

Why Does the World Need more Couples Therapists?

Now more than ever, the world needs you. If you are drawn to being a healer, if you have always wanted to be a therapist, or if you are doing clinical work now, you are hearing the call. The planet … Read More

Could Porn Be Good for Your Relationship?

Is there room for porn in a healthy relationship? Porn — good porn — ( I define good porn as porn that shows participants getting off for real, and consensually) any porn that works for the viewer — can be used in many ways — including to create a more satisfying erotic life. First, it can increase desire and arousal in both men and women. It can be highly stimulating and bring a couple out of their routine sexuality (what I call “maintenance sex.”)… Read More

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