Jewish Journal

Sexual Surrogacy

By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

January 29, 2011 | 1:01 pm

Barbara Streisand plays a hands-on sexual healer in "Meet the Fockers"

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I have a sexual question and it has taken me time to even consider asking this question but here it goes.  I have had a long term... read on

  • What Women Want

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    January 24, 2011 | 3:26 am

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    Help me Yenta!!!

    This is a fairly general question but, WHAT DO WOMEN WANT IN BED?  I NEED TO KNOW!


    Dear K,

    To answer your question I gathered four experienced women who happen to be farmers.  Farmers are in touch with themselves, the... read on

  • Boyfriend Addict

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    January 20, 2011 | 2:43 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    I just broke up with my boyfriend of about 4 years, 3 weeks ago.  Our relationship had been dying for the past 6 months (but had never been easy.)  He does not live in the same city as me.  I’d been attracted to a very good friend of mine for quite awhile, and a few... read on

  • Polyamorous Dating Machine

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    January 16, 2011 | 2:25 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    I am currently seeing 3 people, I like them all for different reasons, and I am having fun.  Although, I do feel cheap at times, and like I am using people.  I don’t know what to do. I spend a lot of time keeping these relationships going and am running out of my own... read on

  • Disclosing Your STD Status

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    January 12, 2011 | 2:11 pm

    Dear Yenta,

    I went to get my PAP and check on my sexual health status.  I was told the doctor would screen for HPV but that at my age (late 30’s) it was to act as a screening for cervical cancer. I was told it might appear only later to disappear and that in my age bracket it wasn’t... read on

  • When Gay Means Guinea Pig

    By  Merissa Nathan Gerson

    January 7, 2011 | 2:53 am


    When my boyfriend and I first started to date, I heard through the grape vine that there was speculation one of his brothers might be gay. I immediately told the person who told me this to not spread rumors and that it wasn’t true. Please note that I am in no way homophobic!... read on




With more than 10 years of talk therapy under her belt, Merissa has waded through life’s dilemmas with a constant reflective therapeutic bird on her shoulder. Add a few...

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