eXtension_logo Wounded Warriors and Intimacy This educational article is directed to the spouses or significant others of wounded warriors, and specifically addresses what one may expect when reintroducing sex and intimacy into a relationship with a wounded warrior. Includes methods for initiating sex and intimacy, what to expect in terms of new challenges or changes, potential new ways for expressing intimacy and experiencing sexual pleasure.
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50513_2219590487_2204_n Tales of An Amputee Mommy Blog: “Okay, Im talking about sex” Below the knee amputee who keeps a blog of life as a mother and wife following her amputation. This specific post is addressing relearning sex and intimacy following amputation.
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250px-Army_Times_logo.svg DoD Studies Intimacy Issues Among Combat Vets This article discusses the specific ways that combat stress, PTSD and TBI affect soldiers sex lives after returning from combat.
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SalonDotCom Our Successful Open Marriage Sierra Black describes the benefits and the struggles inherent to a polyamorous relationship, including trust and honesty as well as having children.
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th Sex Talk Still Stigmatized in the Doctor’s Office Article describes why many patients hesitate to bring up sex and sexual dysfunction in the doctors office, and why many doctors are uncomfortable broaching the topic. Author recommends that patients should not feel uncomfortable raising the topic with physicians if they have a question or concern.
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Rolling-Stone-Logo The Forsaken Recounts several stories of LGBT youths losing the support of their families after coming out to them. Describes the epidemic of homeless LGBT youth in the United States today, and the unique struggle this population faces both in terms of losing the support of their families and unique difficulties they face as homeless youth.
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Resources My First Transgender Changing Room Fail Male-to-female transgender individual recounts her first experience on a shopping outing in her identity gender. Focuses on the struggle of making others understand the form of acceptance that most transgendered individuals hope for.
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Next Part The Next Part This beautiful, 17-minute documentary film offers a glimpse into the challenges faced by a wounded warrior and his wife as they wrestle with the uncertainty of the future of their family.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinSeptember 7, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / / / /
New York Times Transgender, at War and in Love Posted online in June 2015, this 12-minute documentary shares the story of a couple, one deployed to Afghanistan and one at home in Hawaii coping with military regulations as they pertain to being transgender.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinAugust 10, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / / /