I felt he was no longer interested in spending time with me — he was interested in spending time with my body. And that's a problem, because the destructive psychological consequences of temporary sexual relationships are very real.
But once we began having sex, it completely destroyed any love we had. In discussions of teen sex, much is said about the dangers of pregnancy and disease — but far less about the emotional hazards.
For one thing, most of us have never heard this aspect of sex discussed. The media don't depict the emotional consequences of sex; indeed, television and the movies typically depict sex as consequence-free.
And the debate over what to teach about condoms in schools or whether teens should have over-the-counter access to the "morning after" pill usually fails to address the fact that condoms and pills do nothing to make sex safe.
She gives an account of a scheming psychologist who manipulated her as a teen patient and then hired her to work for him, just so he could take advantage of her: “Dr. ” Those are the angry words of a former patient of Dr.
Phil Mc Graw, who is revealing the shocking story of the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of the TV shrink!
He shouldn’t be telling Americans how to live their lives, how to improve themselves.” Sara was a college sophomore home for the summer when she sought treatment from Dr. “I suffered from low self-esteem, and Iwas depressed, lonely and suicidal,” recalled Sara.
They also covered Phil’s abuse of a 19 year-old female intern and former patient he hired to work in his lab.
That's why sexual intimacy has potentially powerful emotional consequences.
Why is it so much harder to discuss sex and emotional hurt — to name and talk about the damaging psychological effects that can come from premature sexual involvement?
We began to study Harvard students who complained of emptiness and despondency."There was a gap between their social conscience and the morality they were practicing in their personal lives.
The new sexual permissiveness was leading to empty relationships and feelings of self-contempt.
Condoms can reduce but do not eliminate these physical risks.