Author: R.Y Langham, PhD

About R.Y Langham, PhD

Dr. R.Y. Langham is a certified psychologist and marriage therapist. She holds a BA in English from Fisk University, an MMFT in marriage and family therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University, and a PhD in family psychology from Capella University.

Dr. Langham serves as a professional consultant for the Between Us Clinic, where she writes, edits, and reviews professional materials and articles on the topics of sex and relationships.

Dr. Langham has edited and reviewed the Medical Review website articles and wrote and edited the CIGNA weekly newsletter. In addition, she has been writing for mainstream magazines, such as Psych Central, Health Central, Women’s Health, Mandatory, and more. She also served as the editor-in-chief of a university literary magazine for four years.

Dr. Langham taught English composition at a local college before publishing her first psychological study on the long-term effects of sexual abuse on the adult female.

In addition, Dr. Langham has a tremendous amount of experience counseling families, couples, individuals, and children on adjustment issues such as blended families, same-sex couples, dysfunctional family relationships, relationship issues, etc.

Dr. Langham’s is also a novelist. Her books have been published by a small publishing company and they are currently available for purchase at, Books-A-Million, and Barnes and Noble.

How to Talk to Your Partner About Erectile Dysfunction

Couple talking about ED

Guidance from a marriage therapist about how to speak to your partner about his ED. Men, by popular belief, are supposed to be fearless and indomitable. They are go-getters, breadwinners, insatiable lovers, great partners, and/or wholesome family men all wrapped into one. But what happens when life doesn’t go as planned? Sometimes, men, even the best and most successful ones, cannot “rise to the occasion.” … Continue reading How to Talk to Your Partner About Erectile Dysfunction »

How to Deal With Jealousy in a Relationship

A woman jealously peaking at her boyfriend’s phone

Jealousy is a relationship killer. Learn how to stop being jealous in your relationship. Matthew accidentally calls his girlfriend by another woman’s name. Jamie notices her husband looking at her best friend a little too long. And, James goes on and on about his new co-worker Hope. What happens next? The green-eyed monster rears its ugly head. In other words, these partners become jealous. Jealousy … Continue reading How to Deal With Jealousy in a Relationship »

How to Stop Being Insecure in a Relationship

an image of a woman looking insecure with her partner

Learn how to stop being insecure, improve your relationship and feel less stressed and anxious. What is insecurity and how does it manifest in a relationship? Well, insecurity stems from “anxiousness” or a lack of confidence. It is an unpleasant and highly stressful emotional state or inner feeling that causes you to question everything around you. Insecurity is a feeling of intense fear and the … Continue reading How to Stop Being Insecure in a Relationship »

My Partner Has Premature Ejaculation – What Can I Do to Help?

partner has premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation doesn’t have to ruin your sex life. According to a recent study, approximately 30% of men experience premature ejaculation (PE) at some point in time. Researchers also found that PE can affect men of all ages. PE is not only common, but it can also cause great angst, psychological distress, and confidence issues in some men. And although your partner may have a … Continue reading My Partner Has Premature Ejaculation – What Can I Do to Help? »

Premature Ejaculation and Performance Anxiety

performance anxiety and premature ejaculation

Learn about the causes and treatments for premature ejaculation and performance anxiety It is common for some men to experience performance anxiety before and during sex. In some cases, this type of anxiety can lead to premature ejaculation (PE). In fact, studies suggest that performance anxiety may be either partially or fully to blame for many cases of PE. In other cases, performance anxiety is … Continue reading Premature Ejaculation and Performance Anxiety »

How Long Does Sex Usually Last? Probably Not as Long as You’d Think!

a stopwatch showing how long should sex last

How long do you think sex usually lasts, in general? take a wild guess? Fifteen minutes? Thirty minutes? One hour? Two hours? Three hours? Well, the truth is…sex is actually much shorter than most people think. but don’t pet yourself on the shoulder just yet because there‘s a catch – apparently there’s a big difference in how long it takes women and men to have … Continue reading How Long Does Sex Usually Last? Probably Not as Long as You’d Think! »