Tag Archives: homosexuality

Retroactive Sexual Jealousy: Talk Therapy to Redefine Masculinity and Sexuality

TweetFeeling jealous about your girlfriend or boyfriend’s, wife or husband’s sexual history can lead to obsessive thinking, suspiciousness or controlling behaviour. For some guys it’s related to sexual performance anxiety. But Retroactive Jealousy, as it is sometimes called, is usually … Continue reading

Posted in Bisexuality, Masculinity, Sexuality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is this Sex Addiction? Questioning ‘Sex Addiction’ in Therapy and Counselling Conversations

TweetThis paper examines the concept of ‘sex addiction’, and its increasing popularity since the emergence of AIDS in gay communities in the 1980s. Adopting narrative therapy’s ethical orientations of decentred yet influential positioning, and being in a ‘lifelong apprenticeship’, the … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Gay and Lesbian, Narrative Therapy, Pornography Addiction, sex addiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is Bisexuality? And how do I know if I’m Bi?

TweetIndividual attraction to both men and women has only been described as ‘bisexuality’ for about 100 years. What happened before that? Were people either straight or gay? I wasn’t around but I doubt it. Human sexuality is diverse and complex … Continue reading

Posted in Bisexuality, Coming Out, Gay and Lesbian, Sex Therapy, Sexuality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benefits of Online Counselling for Men who are Gay and Married (to a woman) or Older Men Coming Out

TweetIf you are a man in your forties, fifties or older, taking the first steps towards identifying as gay or bisexual can feel difficult and frightening. You are not alone. Many men have made this journey before you. And therapy … Continue reading

Posted in Coming Out, Gay and Lesbian, Online Counselling, Pornography Addiction, sex addiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Help for Men who are Gay and Married to a Woman or Coming Out Later in Life

TweetHow to deal with homosexual attraction and identity can be a big question for you if you are a man in your forties, fifties or older and you are questioning your sexuality or the way you live your life. And … Continue reading

Posted in Coming Out, Gay and Lesbian, Narrative Therapy, Online Counselling | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment