Getting Kinky in Quarantine

by Sara Rosen, LMSW, MEd While the global pandemic continues to grow and physical distancing measures remain, relationships across the globe are redefining what intimacy looks like for them, and so is the kink community. As distancing mandates evolved, kinksters across the globe watched as all of their conferences and meetings were understandably canceled. While

Therapy by Phone or Video Chat [Can Suck]. Here’s How to Make It Better.

LIIST has been providing video therapy for years. We do still think in-person sessions are best because we believe we can better attune with our clients. This pandemic has encouraged all of our sessions to move to video. So far, we are very happy with the results. Our greatest concern for the feasibility of online

It’s okay to break up with someone right now

Dr. Torrisi was interviewed for this article in Vice by Hannah Smothers. “[Dr. Torrisi], a certified sex therapist based in New York, told VICE that this moment is essentially a compatibility test for a lot of couples, old and new. The coronavirus pandemic is going to reveal not just how they respond to this specificsituation, but

Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Bondage by Mistress Couple

Review of The Ultimate Guide to Bondage: Creating Intimacy Through the Art of Restraint. By Mistress Couple, Jersey City, NJ, Cleis Press, 2018. 294 pp. $ 16.95 (softcover). ISBN: 978-1-62778-274-6 Dr. Rosara Torrisi, LCSW, MEd, CST, PhD The Ultimate Guide to Bondage is exquisitely written, from nose to tail. With Mistress Couple’s writing style, it

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