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All relationships are going to have friction and conflict. There’s no way to avoid that. But one of the ways that relationships get stuck is when we try to avoid the disagreements and conflicts. It happens all the time: “I don’t want to say anything and…
It's important to bring compassion into your relationship. But when you use "compassion" to avoid difficult feelings, it slides into codependency.
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One of the things I’ve learned as a sexuality educator and coach is that it’s really easy to spend a lot of time talking about sex, pleasure, consent, and communication without actually changing anything. You can say something like, “It’s important to…
Therapists & coaches who talk about sex & consent can do a lot. Those who include somatic practices can do even more. This workshop will show you how.
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I’m a big fan of efficient hedonism. Let me tell you what that means. I once read a story about an 80-year-old judo master who had been studying martial arts ever since he was a child. He said that when he was younger, he could have less-than-perfect form…
I’m a big fan of efficient hedonism. Let me tell you what that means. I once read a story about an 80-year-old judo master who had been studying martial arts ever since he was a child. He said that when he was younger, he could have less-than-perfect form and make up for it with strength …
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I was at a discussion group recently and someone shared a term that I hadn’t heard before: consent accidents. This is a really valuable nuance in the ongoing conversations about consent and nurturance culture because it recognizes that there’s a…
Consent accidents aren't the same as consent violations. Knowing how to navigate them makes it easier to find resolution.
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Hey Toronto! I’ll be coming your way soon and I’d love to see you at my workshops. Here’s all the info in one easy to find place! Awesome Anal Sex Thursday, April 28, 7-10pm Theatre for Health 853 Bloor Street West, Basement Studio (one block east of…
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There are a lot of reasons why men struggle with sexual satisfaction. We get a lot of confusing and contradictory messages. We face outmoded definitions of masculinity that focus on “get it up, get it in, get it off” and assume that satisfaction equals…
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The title of this post comes from the book Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS. One of the tricky skills you need to create satisfying romantic/sexual relationships is being able to balance the need for…
Holding tight gently: the serenity to accept the other person as they are, the courage to support their growth, & the wisdom to know when & how to do that.
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I have something I need to admit to you. I make mistakes. Yes, I know that’s hardly a revelation. After all, everyone does. But it’s something I need to start with because when I make mistakes, I want you to be called in. Defining Calling In You’re…
Calling in is a different way of dealing with tricky situations than calling out. Here are some ways you can make it a bit easier.
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Do you want to know the key to sexual empowerment? It’s learning to step out of compliance and into consent. The Roots of Sexual Compliance The reason that sexual compliance is such a challenge for almost everyone is that compliance is woven into us from…
The key to stepping into sexual empowerment is moving out of compliance and discovering what real consent means. Here are some tools to help you do that.
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One of the most common questions I hear is: how do I tell someone I’m into them without coming across as creepy. It’s a real big fear for a lot of people, especially men. Expressing desire without being pushy seems like an impossible task. What is Creepy?…
How do you tell someone you're into them without being creepy about it? Here are a few tips to make it easier!
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Of course! I want to try it myself first anyway because if it's an exercise I react uncomfortably to, I can't administer it effectively with others.
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Giving a really good compliment is a powerful skill that can help you create a passionate, amazing relationship. And while I 100% believe that it’s a useful talent, regardless of the gender of the person you’re giving it to, it’s even more important when…
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Do you want to know one of the most subtle and easiest ways to manipulate a partner? Tell them, “That thing you do makes me feel unsafe and you need to stop it.” Don’t get me wrong- I definitely want you to be able to let your lover/sweetie/partner/spouse…
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  • Sexuality Educator
    1990 - present
    Charlie Glickman PhD is a sex & relationship coach, an internationally-acclaimed speaker and is certified by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. His areas of focus include sex & shame, sex-positivity, queer issues, masculinity & gender, communities of erotic affiliation, and many sexual & relationship practices. Charlie is also the co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men and Their Partners.
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    Education Program Manager, 1996 - 2013
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    2005 - 2011
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I'm a sex & relationship coach, a certified sexuality educator, teacher, blogger, and author. I offer workshops, seminars, and university courses on many sexuality topics, including sex-positivity, sex & shame, communities of erotic affiliation, many different sexual practices, gender & masculinity, and sexual politics. I am also one of the authors of The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure: Erotic Exploration for Men & Their Partners. Contact me for more information or to arrange a speaking engagement.

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