We are delighted to report that El Viaje para Sanar la Sexualidad, the Spanish language edition of The Sexual Healing Journey, is now available for pre-ordering on Amazon. The official release date is June 8, 2021, but you can order now to receive it as soon as possible. CLICK HERE FOR LINK:
About the Healthy Sex Blog
Welcome to the Healthy Sex blog. Here we share the latest news and information about Wendy’s media interviews, presentations, and publications. You can find blog posts listed according to topic categories such as Sex & Love, Sex Abuse Healing, Sexual Fantasy, Porn Recovery, Reflections on Sex, and more – as well as by the date posted.
Reflections on Sex (RoS) posts
“Reflections on Sex” is a special category of blog posts featured in the Healthy Sex blog. It is sometimes referred to using the abbreviation, RoS. These blog posts serve as a running column, like a newspaper column. In these writings, Wendy shares the most fascinating ideas and insights she gained about sex in her more than forty years of work as a sex educator and therapist. New “Reflections on Sex” blog posts are published about one a month and are highlighted on this page. To find out as soon as one is posted follow Wendy Maltz on Twitter or Facebook for announcements.
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WBUR public radio has re-featuring an interview Wendy did with Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond from 2016. Wendy responds to listener questions about pornography as a problem. A lively and deep discussion.
Here is the LINK.
Mui emocionado! So excited! I’m happy to announce that HarperMexico is publishing my book, The Sexual Healing Journey, in a multiple-country Spanish language edition in April-May 2021. (Mexico, US, & Spain). I have received many requests for a Spanish edition over the years. I believe the #MeToo and #YoTambien movements have increased awareness of the tremendous need for quality sexual recovery resources in Spanish. I thank Evelyn Salinas, for writing a wonderful forward to the book, and Natasha Prosperi for her support and encouragement from the beginning. I look forward to sharing more information about El Viaje para Sanar la Sexualidad: Una Guía para Sobrevivientes de Abuso with you as soon as it is available. Here is an illustration of what the cover will look like…..and the whole jacket.
Wendy Maltz recently had fun joining six other national sex experts on Dr. Nazanin Moali’s first of the new year Sexology Podcast (#158) entitled: “7 Ways to Upgrade Your Sex Life.” Wendy and other experts took turns sharing their most treasured quick tip advice. So, with the stop watch on to a 4 minute limit, what did Wendy come up with? It’s the simple things that matter most. You can greatly enhance sexual experiences by learning how to make real eye contact, smile from your heart, and share caring touch.
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Writer Hannah Harris Green explores old and new sexual healing techniques in her article, “These Women Help Others Heal From Trauma and Enjoy Sex” (The Body: The HIV/AIDS Resource, Oct. 1, 2019). The article interviews Wendy Maltz and describes several basic Relearning Touch techniques from The Sexual Healing Journey. It also features a Netherlands-based engineer’s self-discovery kit for survivors and a clothing designer’s dental dam underwear. Though the tools come from divergent therapeutic and engineering fields, they share a common goal of helping survivors learn to feel more relaxed, present, and in control during intimate relating.
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What do you say, and how can you help, someone who was sexually abused? Vanessa Marin provides a wealth of tips and ideas in her article, “How to Support a Friend or Loved One Who Has Been Sexually Abused?” (NYT, 2/27/19). Wendy, author of The Sexual Healing Journey, is one of several experts featured who provide concrete ideas and advice. When offered with caring, respect and sensitivity, support from loved ones and friends can go a long way in providing comfort and encouraging healing.
When does porn use become a serious problem? And what can you do to heal, if you already know it is a concern? Dr. Nazanin Moali recently interviewed Wendy Maltz, coauthor of The Porn Trap, for her popular Sexology Podcast (episode 107). It’s called, “Hooked on Porn?” In it they discuss the pros and cons of porn use, how to recognize serious problems, the impact on intimate partners, and what it takes to personally and sexually heal when a person wants out of porn. This is a lively discussion filled with straight talk and an abundance of sexual healing specifics.
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How can counselors best help survivors begin to address sexual healing concerns? Wendy Maltz, author of The Sexual Healing Journey, shares ideas, effective strategies, and innovative interventions on Megan Speciale’s The Thoughtful Counselor podcast (Episode 97: “Sexual Healing after #MeToo”. In this friendly discussion, Wendy and Megan discuss the impact of sexual abuse on sexuality, the healing process, readiness for healing, and therapist do’s and don’ts. CLICK HERE to have a listen.
Aidan McCullen used to play on the Ireland national rugby team. Now he’s an international businessman and host of The Innovation Show – a radio podcast for global innovators. Aidan is a big fan of The Porn Trap, and recently interviewed Wendy for a special show that explores pornography’s expansion and impact on individuals, workplaces, and relationships. You can listen to our lively and empowering conversation on The Innovation Show (Episode 116) here.
In addition, Aidan wrote an informative and insightful article to introduce the show entitled, “How Porn Impacts our Brains and Conditions Us.” It’s pretty amazing.
Aidan McCullen, Host of The Innovation Show
We are pleased to announce that Tantor publishers just released a digital audio version of The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse. It’s available on Audible.com and soon with other retailers. Read by talented Coleen Marlo, it makes this classic recovery book more user friendly. A great way to honor National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, too!!