Mental health days are a relatively new concept for some people, but they’re just as valid as a sick day that you would take for the flu. A buildup of stress in your life can increase depression and anxiety, lower productivity, and lead to burnout. If you’re finding yourself feeling this way, try taking a
Dr. Torrisi’s been nominated for Best Sex Therapist of Long Island in the Bethpage Best of Long Island 2022 program! Voting is open through December 15th and you can cast your vote here.
With National Coming Out Day (NOCD) this past Monday, it’s not unlikely that you learned that someone in your life is gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. It could have been a family member, coworker, or even a celebrity. If you yourself are part of the LGBT community, maybe you’re thinking of coming out, or are
Do you find yourself shutting down during arguments? What about your partner? Stonewalling, also known as “the silent treatment,” can be a common defense mechanism against conflict within a relationship. It may feel safer to emotionally remove yourself from an argument, whether it is through silence, refusal to engage, or avoiding your partner. However, stonewalling
Almost everyone experiences changes in libido over the years. Lowered sex drive can decrease your quality of life, and if you have a partner, suddenly conflicting sex drives can create conflict in your relationship. Here are some common causes of low libido in women, as well as some solutions. Physical causes Hormones are the first
Having trouble communicating with your partner? Do you and/or your partner feel undervalued? The phrase “culture of appreciation” is more often heard in the business world, but it applies to relationships too. Check out psychoanalyst Jordan Dann’s article Does Your Relationship Have a Culture of Appreciation? Why It’s So Important to read more.