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Ananda Integrative Healing Sexuality Blog

Information and opinions on cutting edge sexuality topics!

August 25, 2019

A peek into our work with Tyler Wagner of The Authors Unite Show... click here to listen to his interview with Nicole Ananda, or copy & paste the link below:

https://radiopublic.com/the-authors-unite-show-G4bXyd/ep/s1!49d0c

Matters involving transference and counter-transference can be especially tricky to navigate while working in the intimate settings of surrogate partner therapy. These lines can be especially blurred when working in a profession that relies on the development of genuine intimacy in order to help clients heal. What do we do, when feel...

February 9, 2019

As a surrogate partner and intimacy coach, I spend a lot of my time talking to others about identifying, articulating, and moving toward their intimate desires. As someone whose education is firmly rooted in the geekery of molecular biology and microbiology, my musings on these topics sometimes take interesting turns… 

I was recently...

"Love is the answer, but while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions." -- Woody Allen

Look up sex therapy online and a barrage of perplexing information will be readily available to confuse you. The goal today is to elucidate some common terms so that you can make educated decisions regarding your progra...

September 27, 2018

"Hi, my name is Rachael...

What do I do?... 

Well, I'm a surrogate partner...
What's that? It's kind of like a sex coach..."

This, for better or worse, is my 5 second networking introduction. It works to create instant understanding with someone that I have just met. Is it accurate though? 

Most people understand "sex coach," whereas "...

September 4, 2018

In our practice, we work with many clients who struggle with anxiety. They are locked in the prison of their own minds, consumed by "what ifs" -- "what if I fail, what if I'm embarrassed, what if things don't go the way I want them to?" Through mindfulness practices, we help people get more deeply connected with themselves and get co...

February 23, 2018

Sexless marriage is loosely defined as a marriage in which sex occurs less than ten times per year. It's estimated that 15-20% of couples are in low sex relationships. Where there once was passion, or at least physical connection, there now is more or less a roommate situation.

According to Michele Weiner Davis, author of the book Sex...

December 1, 2017

What is true life partnership? You may have grown up believing that it’s a transactional relationship based on a series of compromises, as each person strives to get their own needs met. This is the type of relationship that I see most often with my clients. And in almost every case, one or both of the partners are unsatisfied and un...

July 12, 2017

I was recently interviewed by Steve Burford, and we had a thoroughly engaging conversation that I hope you will take the time to listen to. I was highly impressed by his spiritual depth and the excellent content in his University of Love and Sexuality (formerly Raw Attraction Magazine) podcasts -- not to mention his lovely perso...

April 11, 2017

According to a multinational study, the average amount of time a man lasts during sex is 5.4 minutes. No wonder so many men and women are unsatisfied with their sex lives! A survey of American and Canadian sex therapists concluded that 1 to 2 minutes of sex is too short, 3 to 7 minutes is adequate, 7 to 13 minutes is desirable, and m...

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