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Ruth Westheimer

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  • Dealing with remorse after a 1-night stand

    Dealing with remorse after a 1-night stand
    Q: I met a man online, and we "dated" for about four weeks. Then we decided to meet in person, and we ended up having sex. Now I'm feeling cheap, and I also think the relationship might not lead anywhere. I'm feeling very insecure. What should I do? A:...
  • Early-bird lovemaking doesn't turn her on

    Early-bird lovemaking doesn't turn her on
    Q: My husband wakes me at 4 a.m. for sex. How do I get him to choose a more reasonable hour? A: I don't know how old he is. Some men who have difficulty obtaining an erection as they get older find it easier in the early morning because that's when...
  • Work schedules put damper on their sex life

    Work schedules put damper on their sex life
    Q: We both are 32 and are madly in love, and we have been together for eight months. I work shift work, and he is a Monday-to-Friday, 8-to-5 guy. I love sex in the morning, but he is always too tired and would rather sleep those extra minutes, or he...
  • On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water

    On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water
    It's July. Time for some theater day trips by the water where it's cool. The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, a stone's skip from New London, has shifted from National Playwright Conference mode to its National Music Theater Conference. Three...
  • TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth

    TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth
    If you grew up in the '70s and '80s, you remember Dr. Ruth Westheimer: the fast-talking, ever-smiling, diminutive sex therapist with the heavy accent, whose frank shop-talk about what goes on under the covers satisfied scores of television viewers....
  • Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks

    Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks
    The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen. "Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
  • Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage

    Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage
    The new Hartford Stage show Breath & Imagination is living up to its name by breathing fresh air into the music-theater genre and adding imaginative touches to everything from the casting to the post-show discussions. The show is a biography of...
  • Couples need to accept each other's sexual pace

    Couples need to accept each other's sexual pace
    Q: I have been with my woman for 11 years, and from the beginning it has taken me longer to orgasm. I have talked with her from the start about this because it's been like this for me since I began my sexual life. Every woman I've been with has had...
  • Boyfriend's physical limitations pose obstacle to new love

    Boyfriend's physical limitations pose obstacle to new love
    Q: I am a 55-year-old divorced woman in a serious relationship with a great guy. He is widowed and has been single for 15 years. He and I have a great friendship and a loving relationship. There is one problem: He is a diabetic and has erectile...
  • Husband's disinterest in sex may mask other issues

    Husband's disinterest in sex may mask other issues
    Q: My husband is 60 years old, in great shape and a fitness fanatic. You never would think that he has sexual problems. For a few years, he has not wanted to have sex. At first I would beg for it and we would still have sex, but his heart was not in it....
  • Why do orgasms make her so angry?

    Why do orgasms make her so angry?
    Q: After I have an orgasm, I get really, really angry. I want my boyfriend to go away and leave me alone. He's the first and only man who has figured out how to make me orgasm, and we've been together for years, so I don't think it is specifically...
  • Sexually inhibited wife frustrates her amorous husband

    Sexually inhibited wife frustrates her amorous husband
    Q: My wife seems to have no desire for me anymore. She has no imagination, no spontaneity. She thinks that there's only one way to make love and one position. She says she's sexually attracted to me and I'm the only man she wants, but when I'm home and...