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Will there be a COVID related Baby Boom? Despite the many jokes I have heard about an impending baby boom nine months from quarantine or "shelter-in-place" mandates, the research doesn't seem to hold up. In fact, it seems more likely there will be a drop based on...
Another research study showing the risk to women of oral contraceptives, this one focused on progestin-only versions. Using a sample of 444 sexually active married women between 20-40 years old, researchers split the group into four treatment groups and asked to...
There’s a common misconception that as people age, they lose their interest in sex and capacity for sexual behaviour. But as a UK survey shows, this isn’t the case. Indeed, the survey found that 85% of men aged 60–69 report being sexually active – as do 60% of...
Sexual intercourse during pregnancy is commonly believed to trigger the onset of contractions and, therefore, labor. So starts the introduction to a recent article in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. In a meta-analysis involving 3 trials and 1,483 women, researchers...
Keeping up to date with the most relevant sexual research is a huge time commitment. We make it easy and quick to browse topics of interest and stay current. We’ll read peer reviewed journals looking for information that’s relevant to clients. We pay particular attention to samples, methodologies, and results. We’ll discuss our findings in understandable language for information you can transfer to your clients
Sex Education & More For The Modern Era
It’s easy to feel inundated with sexual messages in our society, but the realty is that there are some really bad messages out there. With a mix of half-truths, misinformation, and pervasive myths perpetuated by a wide variety of sources, it can be difficult to find the facts.
We are devoted to the truth about sex. We talk about it without shame – because there simply doesn’t need to be any. Sex is a normal part of the human condition. We need to finally begin to treat it that way, and we start by talking honestly about it.
The Full Spectrum Of Human Sexuality
With more than 70 professional journals on sex related topics out there, you can get sex education on everything under the sun- sexual dysfunction, human sexuality, sexual issues and sex research, but who has the time?
We simply your life by gathering all the information we can, curated it and present it to you in a simply, readable fashion. From sex research to informed reviews, we save you time and money to provide the information you need on human sexuality.
Our goal is simple. We want to be your single resource of information for therapists, sex therapists, educators and others.
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About Your Curator
Rev. Michael R Sytsma, PhD, LPC, CST, CPCS
Dr. Sytsma’s passion for knowledge and truth has been present from childhood. Educationally he has been trained as a pastor, substance abuse counselor, community counselor, sex addictions counselor, marriage and family therapist, and sex therapist. He has been a professor at Richmont Graduate University (formerly Psychological Studies Institute) since the early 90s. and an adjunct professor at Asbury Theological Seminary and Reformed Theological Seminary. He has been a guest professor at Dallas Theological Seminary, Denver Seminary, Trevecca, Rosemead, and Talbot.
Dr. Sytsma left the traditional staff pastor role in 1998 and started Building Intimate Marriages, Inc., a non-profit marriage ministry where he pastors couples guiding them toward discipleship in their marriages. He meets with about 25 couples a week and provides seminars, workshops and retreats.
In 2000, Dr. Sytsma partnered with Douglas Rosenau, Debra Taylor, and Christopher McCluskey to develop Sexual Wholeness, Inc. As part of his role in Sexual Wholeness, Dr. Sytsma took 6 months to research and write the Institute for Sexual Wholeness program – a graduate program in teaching sex therapy to Christian counselors and therapists. He resigned as Academic Dean for the program in 2015 but continues to serve as one of the core faculty for the program.
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