Saturday, May 12, 2012

Sexual Intelligence aka Sexual Health aka Sexual Wellness

I’ve been reading Sexual Intelligence by Marty Klein (Described at  He defines sexual intelligence as “self-knowledge, self-acceptance and communication.”  I like much of what he says.  Whether we call it sexual health, sexual wellness, or sexual intelligence, each individual needs to “know” himself/herself including what we like, what we don’t like, how to talk to our partner about what we like and don’t like. Knowing thyself is the key to my approach in the workbooks ( Too many individuals struggle in the realm of sexuality.  In my professional work, I see many individuals who link sex and drugs; drugs are often used to cope with the same and guilt of sex.