Reader Question: Pregnant and Painfully Blue

“I’m recently married and my wife is pregnant. We are both very excited for this opportunity, but it has had some adverse affects in our sex life. I have something of an overactive libido that causes me to have long erections at times and it becomes very painful if I don’t masturbate or have sex. […]

I’m female, newly married and struggle with masturbation

“I am so greatful to have some good, sound, and frank information on these topics.  I feel like I need some help and am not sure where else to turn.  I have struggled with masurbation since I was a kid and have tried for years to overcome it.  I have talked with many different bishops, […]

Your brain is the largest sex organ in your body (or in other words, can we stop with the size enhancing ads now?)

You may or may not know that we (Kristin and Alisha) have been making regular appearances on a Salt Lake City, Utah radio show and have affectionately been dubbed as “The Sex Girls” as we take calls and talk to people struggling with or curious about a variety of sex and intimacy issues.  Often we […]

Letter from a reader: Thank you for your book

We love hearing feedback from our readers.  This email came from Jill: Dear Authors, I purchased the book in Deseret Book the other day for my soon to be sister in law as her Bachelorette party gift.  There are not very many LDS books about intimacy, and yours is the best out there, so instead of your typical […]

Reader Question: Are there physical risks with oral sex?

I want to say thank you so much for releasing the controversial chapter material and making it available to the public. I think too many people in the LDS culture are unwilling to talk about the topics presented in this chapter and make meaningful discussion about it. You mentioned in the section about oral sex […]

Dear Feeling Hopeless

Dear Real Intimacy Authors, I heard you this morning on x96 and thought you had some good responses for those who called in. I personally am struggling and wanted to ask a question. My husband and I have been married for several years and have a young daughter together.  He also has three children from a […]

“I love the analogy of how sex is like dining but how do I talk about it?”

Thanks to Tori for sending us a question asking, “I love the analogy of how intimacy is like dining but wonder how you go about bringing this up with your spouse?” Great question Tori and we’re sure you are not the only one out there wondering about this very thing.  We often find people like […]

“I don’t have a clue how to gain spiritual intimacy…”

One reader recently submitted this question:  “Ok, I get the physical, emotional and mental intimacies, but don’t really have a clue how to go about gaining spiritual intimacy with my spouse.  Any suggestions?” Let me just say from the very beginning that this reader is not alone.  This aspect of the Intimacy Pyramid (from ch. […]