Educational Brochures

Pelvic Floor Health for Men

Published: Mar 7 2012
Download a free PDF version of this brochure What is the Pelvic Floor? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that forms a supportive sling in the lower pelvis. This sling, made up of 14 different muscles arranged in three layers, attaches to the pelvic bones. In a man’s body, these muscles surround the urethra, the area beneath the...

Masturbation for Men

Published: Apr 30 2009
 Download a free PDF version of this brochure Dear Sex Counselor, Why should I masturbate? Do you have suggestions of things I might try? Self-pleasure, also known as masturbation, specifically refers to touching yourself sexually in a way that feels good.  There is no right way to masturbate, and as long as it doesn’t hurt, there...

Postpartum Recovery and Sexuality

Published: Feb 21 2007
Download a free PDF version of this brochure. Dear Dr Myrtle, I have many questions about my body and sexuality in this post-delivery time. Help! Postpartum Sexual Health Issues How can I heal my perineum? Many women experience damage to the perineum (the area between the vaginal opening and the anus) during delivery. Here are some...

All About Libido

Published: Oct 10 2008
Download a free PDF version of this brochure. Dear Sex Counselor, I hear the word "libido" used a lot. What is it, exactly? If my libido isn’t as frisky as I want it to be, what can I do? We talk about libido a lot:  “He has a high libido;” “I don’t have any libido.”  We’re usually referring to someone’s “sex drive” or level of...

Pregnancy and Sex

Published: Jul 13 2006
Download a free PDF version of this brochure. Dear Dr Myrtle, I have a WHOLE bunch of questions about being sexual while I’m pregnant. Can you give me some detailed information about how to enjoy sex during pregnancy? Pregnancy is a time in which your body and your personal roles may shift dramatically. These changes can transform your view...

Orgasms for Women

Published: Sep 9 2008
Download a free PDF version of this brochure Dear Dr. Myrtle, I don’t have orgasms. What can I do? This is a very common question with some straightforward answers, yet many women can’t find enough information about their bodies to learn how to give themselves an orgasm. Often we expect our partners to know how to stimulate us, or think...

The Path to Healthy Sexuality

Published: Oct 10 2008
Download a free PDF version of this brochure. Dear Sex Counselor, I feel like there are lots of messages about sexuality being pushed my way, and it’s hard to sort them all out. How can I know what is really "healthy" sexuality, and learn to develop my own sexuality in a positive way? Ah, sex. We joke about it and use it to sell everything...

Tips for First-Time Vibrator Users

Published: Oct 10 2008
Download a free PDF version of this brochure. Dear Sex Counselor, I just bought my first vibrator. It seems like it could be a lot of fun, but I have no idea what to do with it! How can I experiment to find what I like best? Am I going to get addicted to it and no longer enjoy other stimulation? Congratulations on buying your first vibrator...

Eager Ejaculation

Published: Oct 10 2008
Download a free PDF version of this brochure version. Dear Dr. Myrtle, Try as I might, I can’t seem to last as long as I’d like to. How can I prolong sexual penetration without coming? In books and movies, our culture glorifies the mad, passionate rush to intercourse as the ultimate sexual experience.  Unfortunately, frenzied sexual...