12 Articles by Emma Michelle Dixon, Ph.D.

Emma Michelle Dixon, Ph.D.

What I Wish People Understood About BDSM

Many people are unaware of the playful, consciousness-expanding, and even healing opportunities that BDSM offers.

5 (Free!) Ways To Gain Wisdom Every Day

After my marriage ended, I had to make big choices every day: anger versus compassion, forgiveness versus resentment, more television to distract the...

Why You're Dissatisfied With Life + How To Thrive

It’s one thing to be recovering from a particularly upsetting life event or to be clinically depressed. It is quite another thing to exist in a...

What I Wish More People Understood About Polyamory

The same skills you need in a two-person relationship you need in a poly relationship.

5 Ways To Have An Explosive Orgasm

Here are five ways to lengthen, intensify, and multiply a climax.

Why You Should Dress Your Son In Pink & Give Your Daughter A Toy Car

When it comes to the question of gender roles and raising young children, many parents have their opinions. Some have quite visceral (and often...

Emma Michelle Dixon, Ph.D.
February 20 2015

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

Some crucial reminders to help you approach the difficult question of how to approach "sex ed" with your kids.

Emma Michelle Dixon, Ph.D.
January 16 2015

Why A Soul Mate Isn't Meant To Be Perfect

Our idea of "perfect" — what we think we want in our minds or in our hearts — is not necessarily what might fuel our emotional or psychological...

Emma Michelle Dixon, Ph.D.
December 23 2014

5 Ways To Get What You Want In Bed

In my sexuality education workshops, there is one question people ask me very often: "How do I tell my partner what I like?"

Emma Michelle Dixon, Ph.D.
November 25 2014

6 Steps To Find Peace After A Painful Breakup

I married someone I thought I'd be with forever. Twelve years, one massive mortgage, three kids, a dog, eight guinea pigs, and four fish later, my...

Emma Michelle Dixon, Ph.D.
November 14 2014