Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.
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Tammy Nelson, Ph.D., is a Board Certified Sexologist and Certified Sex Therapist, as well as a Certified Imago Relationship therapist and International Speaker and Seminar Leader. She is the author of several books including, The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity.,
Getting the Sex You Want; Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together, and What’s Eating You? A Workbook for Anorexia and Bulimia. as well as an upcoming memoir.
She has been a featured expert in Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, MSNBC, Healthy Life Magazine, Shape, Men’s Health, Washington Post, , and a source in Rolling Stone and Time Magazine. She writes for several blogs as well as her own www.drtammynelson.com/blog and can be followed on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Getting-the-Sex-You-Want/

Tammy is a faculty member at several colleges and universities and gives workshops and Intensives for couples, training around the world on global relational change.

To connect with Dr. Tammy Nelson or find more info go to http://www.drtammynelson.com

Entries by Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Fifty Shades of Feminism: Hot Sex and the New Fairy Tale

(1) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 1:28 PM

I was in Paris last week for the opening of the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey. There were over 2,000 advanced tickets sold for the opening night in Paris, and almost 5,000 tickets sold for the 2:00 p.m. show.

The movie opened to over $100 million in worldwide sales. Tickets...

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I cinque segreti per un sesso migliore

(2) Comments | Posted February 15, 2015 | 10:45 AM

Dei consigli sul sesso potrebbero esservi arrivati parlandone cogli amici, magari googlando alla ricerca di "suggerimenti sexy". O forse nel vostro caso a caccia di trucchetti da utilizzare sotto le lenzuola ci andate quando vi trovate in fila alla cassa del supermercato, sfogliando le riviste sugli scaffali. Ora però lasciate...

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5 Dicas Para O Sexo Ser Fantástico

(5) Comments | Posted February 14, 2015 | 5:17 PM

Especialista em sexo e relacionamentos; Psicoterapeuta; Autora dos livros A Nova Monogamia e Consiga O Sexo Que Você Quer; Palestrante Internacional

Você já deve ter ouvidos conselhos sobre sexo de amigos, quem sabe procurado no Google por "dicas quentes" ou aprendido uma dica de sexo ou outra folheando as revistas...

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최고의 섹스를 위해 기억해야 할 5가지

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 6:52 AM

친구들에게 물어서, 구글 검색으로, 온라인 교육 동영상(‘야동’)으로, 또는 잡지에 실린 글로 섹스를 배워보려 한 적 있는가? 섹스 테라피 박사인 필자가 보기에 이렇게 얻는 조언 중에 쓸만한 것은 그리 많지 않다.

당신이 이성애자든, 게이든, 젊든, 늙었든, 결혼했든, 기타 등등이든 관계없이 최고의 섹스를 하기 위해 유념하면 좋은 팁 5가지를 소개한다.


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The 5 Keys To Great Sex

(17) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 4:57 PM

Your friends have probably given you sex advice, you may have Googled around for "hot tips," or maybe you even get your sex advice standing in line at the grocery store flipping through magazines. Spoiler alert: You can ignore most of what you've heard.

There is a lot of advice...

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The Future of Marriage

(2) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 4:25 PM

The definition of marriage has changed dramatically over the past ten years. In the way we think of and define "marriage," there has never been a more intrinsic and foundational change happening than right now. Our structural definition of the legal, emotional, and sexual act of committed partnership is on...

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Writers Block: The End of Summer Excuses

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 3:32 PM

I put aside time this summer to write my book. I had a house on the beach in Rhode Island, and a firm commitment to finish by the end of August. With outline and laptop packed in my car, I fled the confines of my day to day life and...

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Five Things the World Cup Taught Me About Marriage

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 3:46 PM

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil has reached record numbers of viewers and fans around the world, with the United States showing a surprising new involvement in the sport, as well as Europe, Asia and all of South America, for the first time ever.

And the ways we watch what...

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Saying Goodbye

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 1:47 PM

Ever wondered what saying "Goodbye" in a healthy way might look like? Because it seems like none of us detach very well from relationships. That's why they make frozen yogurt and Netflix, right?

Even as an adult, our adolescent break up strategies carry over into our divorces, into the way...

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Conscious Uncoupling

(2) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 6:08 PM

In a recent blog post by Gwyneth Paltrow, she asked for privacy and understanding while her family adjusts to a separation and "conscious uncoupling" between her and her husband, the lead singer of Coldplay, Chris Martin. They explain that they want to separate with the least amount of emotional damage...

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Ending Your Marriage With Integrity

(2) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 4:27 PM

How do you end a marriage with integrity?

What if you are currently married and after much internal conflict and many sleepless nights realize you need to separate and eventually divorce? Is there a way to do it with respect, honoring your partner and your history in a way...

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Sex and Lies

(7) Comments | Posted November 18, 2013 | 4:21 PM

Open any online newspaper or news magazine today and the headlines scream two things; sex and lies. Sex sells, but so does lying; the government lies, the Senate lies, the president lies. The news today is all about who lied to whom, and who is demanding an apology. When my...

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What Is Sexual Freedom?

(2) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 4:08 PM

You may not know that your sexual rights are at risk. In this day and age, we can text naked photos of ourselves, we can marry who we want and we can freely express our sexuality in the privacy of our homes, so it might seem like our personal sexual...

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6 Steps Back to Sex

(18) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 10:47 AM

One of you cheated. And now, you are wondering if you can ever get past the hurt and betrayal. You miss each other. You want to stay together. You are not sure you can ever get back to the sex you once had together. Normally, you would turn to your...

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5 Ways To Affair-Proof Your Marriage Before It's Too Late

(324) Comments | Posted July 23, 2013 | 2:52 PM

Once you cross the line, it's too late. If you or your partner cheats, you can expect up to two years, maybe even three, of hard work and pain to get over the betrayal. If you make it through, and you may, trusting each other again can take even longer....

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Was It Our Sex Life That Made You Cheat?

(175) Comments | Posted May 24, 2013 | 7:01 PM

Partial and edited excerpt from The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity

So your spouse cheated. Ask yourself, what was going on in the bedroom prior to the affair? Although a lackluster sex life in no way justifies infidelity, exploring what was present in your erotic life...

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Don't Let Your Wife Cheat on the Day After Mother's Day

(8) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 2:17 PM

The biggest day of the year for female sign ups to AshleyMadison.com, the website for married people looking to cheat, is the day after Mother's Day. In fact, in 2012 there was a 400 percent increase in female sign ups on the Monday after Mother's Day. Noel Biderman,...

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Never Say This To A Friend Who's Been Cheated On

(292) Comments | Posted May 4, 2013 | 3:00 AM

Your friend calls you in the middle of the night, crying. She sniffles and barely manages to say, "He did it again. He cheated!" You hold your breath because you aren't sure what to say. You want to say the right thing. However, what comes out may be the the...

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The Six Steps Of Recovery After An Affair

(215) Comments | Posted April 11, 2013 | 4:12 AM

Excerpted from The New Monogamy: Redefining Your relationship After Infidelity

Does infidelity always have to mean the end of the relationship? Affairs can be painful and shocking, and can often cause untold damage. However, for some couples, an affair may also be a path to strength and to...

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Pourquoi l'infidélité?

(9) Comments | Posted April 3, 2013 | 10:57 AM

Souvent, quand on découvre que notre partenaire nous a trompé, notre première question est un "pourquoi?" angoissé. Cette question qui n'a souvent pas de réponse est celle qui nous conduit à ruminer ce qui est arrivé et on se retrouvera peut-être à forcer notre partenaire à revenir sans arrêt sur...

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