Human Sexuality

Human Sexuality

Healing The Mind Chattanooga 4 – Recovering From Sexual Abuse (Jennings)
November 21, 2020 Healing The Mind Seminar - Chattanooga, Human Sexuality Tim Jennings, M.D.

1 in 3 women will be sexually exploited before the age of 20, resulting in alterations to normal brain development, genetic expression, sexual intimacy and relationships. Discover how sexual trauma impacts the entire person and interventions to bring healing.

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Transgender People and Our Community – A Rational Understanding and Approach
November 8, 2018 Blogs, Human Sexuality, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

Over the last several years, there has been much in the press about transgender individuals, transgender rights, and legislators battling over various issues (public bathrooms, etc.). In my practice, I have had a number of patients who are transgender, and even more family members of transgender individuals struggling with some aspect of this issue.

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Priests and Child Abuse — A Predictable Result
September 5, 2018 Blogs, Human Sexuality, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

Most of us read with great sadness the distressing headlines of the Pennsylvania grand jury findings that over 300 Roman Catholic priests had molested more than 1000 children over 70 years — followed by a massive coverup by the organized church authorities.

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Human Sexuality Lecture
January 12, 2015 Human Sexuality, Human Sexuality Lecture, Presentations Tim Jennings, M.D.

This 1 hour, 36 minute video is a PowerPoint presentation, synced to the audio-only recording made of this lecture that took place in Southern Adventist University’s Ackerman Auditorium on January 15, 2010.

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Genuine Intimacy – What is it and Can Singles Experience it?
July 8, 2012 Blogs, Family and Relationship Health, Human Sexuality Tim Jennings, M.D.

What exactly is intimacy? Is it a human need or just a want? Is it just for marriage? If it is a need we were created with, how do singles fulfill that need without violating the design protocol?

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Premarital Sex – Should I Stop When I Come To Christ?
October 28, 2010 Blogs, Human Sexuality Tim Jennings, M.D.

I have been dating a colleague of mine for almost two years now and as neither of us were devoted to living like Christ, until a few months ago, we have been engaging in premarital sex. Now I am well aware of the traditional Christian views about premarital sex and how it is considered wrong.

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Does Sexual Arousal Outside Marriage Damage the Brain?
August 18, 2010 Blogs, Human Sexuality Tim Jennings, M.D.

Recently, at our church, we were blessed with a lecture on 12 things that can damage the frontal lobe of the brain. These, according to the presenter, include lack of water, a raised CO2 level, poor blood flow, etc…

The one that got me thinking was about sexual arousal outside of marriage as a “hit” on the frontal lobe.

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Is Masturbation Harmful?
November 20, 2009 Blogs, Human Sexuality Tim Jennings, M.D.

I [did] not see a topic on your site about “self abuse” or masturbation as we call it.  Many [Christian] men [and women] still practice this habitually today, even while married.

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