• Sarcasm: Playful Banter Or Verbal Cruelty?

    Sarcasm: Playful Banter or Verbal Cruelty?

    September 22, 2022

    If you’re like me, your most sarcastic remarks were never made with the intention to cause harm. You’re simply a linguist with an eye for irony and a secret belief you should really be a comedian, right?  Well, although that could very well be the case… Do you know the line between comedy and cruelty? Read More

  • Don't make excuses for bad behaviour - instead apologize like a mofo

    Don’t Make Excuses for Bad Behaviour – Instead, Apologize like a MoFo

    September 22, 2022

    Imagine I install a camera in your home and record everything you say to your partner for a week—would you be comfortable sharing that footage with your nearest and dearest? The good, the bad, and the ugly? Or would you be ashamed and embarrassed at how you speak and interact with your sweetheart, especially in Read More

  • Learn to fight fair or else...

    Learn to Fight Fair or Else: How One Couple Prevented Divorce by Getting on the Couch with Dr. Cheryl

    September 22, 2022

    You’re returning home from a long workday and you notice it: your sweetheart forgot to put out the trash again! Now that stinky mess is gonna sit around for two MORE weeks. What’s your first reaction? Are you pissed off, remembering every time your partner has failed to keep a promise? Or…are you annoyed at their absentmindedness, Read More

  • Do Healthy Couples Argue?

    Do Healthy Couples Argue?

    September 22, 2022

    If you’re very young and foolish—or maybe you’re old and foolish—falling in love early on might feel like your sweetheart understands you and can see inside your soul like no one has ever done before. Of course, some of this may be true. That’s why you feel such an intense bond. But love is a Read More

  • Watch Your Mouth! Can Verbal Abuse Be Overcome?

    Watch Your Mouth! Can Verbal Abuse Be Overcome?

    September 22, 2022

    “Dr. Cheryl…Should I break up with my verbally abusive partner?” Welcome back to the third installment in my Summer of Love couples Q&A series. Today, I’m sharing my advice for those of you that are wondering if verbal abuse in a relationship can ever be overcome .  Do YOU have a question about Sex, Love, and Read More

  • It's time to start scheduling sex

    It’s Time to Start Scheduling Sex

    September 22, 2022

    Try as we might, every relationship gets stuck in lazy patterns—Yes, even mine. Relationships are a hard gig and it can be incredibly easy to grow complacent, but that doesn’t mean that you have to be stuck without romance or sensuality in your life. Welcome to episode 93 of Sex, Love, and Elephants. During my 2023 Read More

  • Treat Your Sex Life Like A Hobby

    Treat Your Sex Life Like a Hobby: Why You Need to Start Scheduling Intimacy

    September 22, 2022

    “Dr. Cheryl… Our sex life is so boring! How can we bring fun and sexiness back to the bedroom?” Today marks part 7 of my Summer of Love couples Q&A series, where I’ve been answering real questions from listeners just like you all summer long. Summer may be almost over, but my Q&A is just heating up. Read More

  • The Sex You're Not Having

    The Sex You’re Not Having

    September 22, 2022

    If you are in a long-term relationship, how often do you and your partner have sex? Having a temporary dry spell is different than being in a sexless marriage – which is when you are having sex less than 6 times a year. If this sounds like the current state of your partnership, then it Read More

  • Why The Time Out is your Relationships Best Friend

    Why the Time Out is Your Relationship’s Best Friend

    September 22, 2022

    Are you guilty of judging others for their primary response when they are flooded? Next time you find yourself judging a friend, couple, ex, or anyone else for acting irrationally when experiencing high emotions, STOP and take a good look in the mirror! Think back on a fight with your current or previous partner – Read More

  • Help! I Want Sex - They Don't!

    Help! I Want Sex—They Don’t! Your Love & Sex Questions Answered

    September 22, 2022

    “Dr. Cheryl, I want sex more than my partner does… help!” You wouldn’t believe how often I get this question in its many forms. Whether you’re the partner feeling guilty for your lacking libido or the partner with the insatiable drive—YOU. ARE. NORMAL. Yes, both of you! For the next few weeks, I’m sharing answers to Read More