Gay Therapist in Los Angeles on Tips for Problem-Solving in Gay Men’s Open Relationships

Relationship Counseling Therapist for Gay Men

Problem-Solving in Gay Men’s Open Relationships:  Special Topics In a number of previous blog articles on gay men’s relationships in general, and gay open relationships in particular, such as How to Have An Open Relationship Without Hurt Feelings, Part One and Part Two, I’ve discussed how research shows that about half of gay male couples … Read moreGay Therapist in Los Angeles on Tips for Problem-Solving in Gay Men’s Open Relationships

Hotter Monogamy for Gay Men

In my psychotherapy practice as a gay men’s specialty therapist for over 22 years, no topic among couples therapy is more frequent than that of the “monogamy vs. non-monogamy” debate.  This is not an easy topic, and trying to over-simplify it just gets you into trouble.  It IS, indeed, complex, and it takes time and … Read moreHotter Monogamy for Gay Men

No More ‘Cheating’ Part I: How Gay Men Can Have an Open Relationship Without Hurt Feelings

No More 'Cheating' Part I: How Gay Men Can Have an Open Relationship Without Hurt Feelings

Dollarphotoclub_78492240-couple1Part I: Gay Men’s Open Relationships:  Starting a Dialogue With Your Partner

Perhaps no word in relationships, including those between gay men, is as inflammatory as “cheating” – the slang to denote one person in a relationship having sex with someone outside of that relationship in a way that too often results in feelings of anger, betrayal, and disappointment in the remaining partner. Yet some would say this dynamic simply borrows from an antiquated Legendary psychotherapist Michael Shernoff, LCSW, who has been an author, professor, and therapist specializing in gay men’s issues in New York City for over 30 years,

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