Right now everyone is concerned with re-entry. Re-entry anxiety is the fear that as the pandemic slows down and the quarantine lifts we will have to go back out there and, well, talk to people. …


The ability to pivot is your greatest superpower.

It’s easy to get caught up in the fear. We thought the pandemic would last three months. Then we hunkered down for six months. When the year marker hit, and the PPP loans ran out, and small businesses shuttered to a close…


Ever wonder why your sex life is not doing well? It could be because of the pandemic. It could be the fact that you’re not getting out much. There could be a lot of reasons for a failing intimate life.

In my expert opinion as a certified sex therapist, I…


What does it mean to live in chaos? Are some people just more prone to self-sabotage?

If you haven’t caught it yet, I am the first guest on the kick-off episode of Andy Dick’s new podcast, aDiCKted. In each episode, he tries to deal with an aspect of his crazy…


Since the pandemic, we have been in a crisis of mental health. There have been rising rates of suicide, increased depression, high levels of anxiety[i], and more divorce than in the past ten years[ii].

Now more than ever, the world needs good therapists. Those who are drawn to being a…


Desire and Attachment; a Post Lockdown look at how your relationship will survive

By Dr. Tammy Nelson

Can you get to know someone so well, so intimately, that you can’t imagine being without them? …


One thing that we can no longer tolerate in a relationship is an opposing political viewpoint. We can live with someone who has a different religion, or a different cultural background. We can deal with someone who roots for the opposite sports team, or someone who likes a different type…


At first, you think you’re doing fine. You make dinner together every night. In the morning you each go to a separate part of the house and log in to Zoom to start your day. At lunch, you bump into each other in the kitchen and ask “How’s it going?”


What is the meaning of all this?

Last week a robin flew into my kitchen window. It hovered and scratched and beat its wings against the glass.

I stood and watched as it stared at me through the window, its head turned to the side, its red belly pumping with…


“Stay home.”

That’s what the goddess said.

I sat in a lawn chair wrapped in a towel, shivering in the night air. Steam rose from my skin, freshly boiled from the hot tub.

I closed my eyes and could still see the stars above, bursts of light in the night…

Tammy Nelson

Tammy Nelson PhD is a Certified Sex and Couples Therapist, a TEDx speaker and host of The Trouble with Sex podcast. She is the author of The New Monogamy.

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