Ask Forta with Dr. Laura Berman

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps

Step One

Ask your question

  • Use form to ask question
Step Two

Dr Berman will review

  • Questions will be reviewed
  • Responses will be populated below
Step Three

See answers

  • Dr Berman's responses will be tasteful
  • Questions are anonymous

What is Ask Forta?

Ask Forta is a safe and anonymous place to have your questions about sex and sexual health answered. Here, your own personal concerns can be carefully analyzed by one of the world’s leading sex therapists and relationship counsellors. Whether you want to ask a question or reach out for advice, the choice is yours — Ask Forta and Dr. Berman are here to help.

All submissions will be reviewed and answered by Dr. Laura Berman, one of the world’s most highly respected sex therapists and relationship counsellors. Dr. Berman has over 30 years of experience in helping couples around the globe with intimacy-related issues.

At Forta, we believe in helping individuals develop a happier and more fulfilling sex life, which can lead to various health benefits — both physical and mental. Sexual health is a topic that many people (especially men) would traditionally shy away from, usually because of the stigma or sensitivity surrounding the subject.

Discussing all aspects of sex is very important for countless reasons — we at Forta want to help enable these conversations so that men and women everywhere can be better informed about their sexual health.

We are very excited to introduce Ask Forta with Dr. Laura Berman, a system designed to deliver expert guidance on sexual wellness, fertility, and more.

Here’s How it Works:

To begin, type your submission into the form below and then create your alias. By clicking submit, your question will be sent directly to Dr. Laura Berman, who will then review and answer your submission to the best of her ability.

Your anonymous question and Dr. Berman’s answer will be posted on the Ask Forta page for yourself and others to view and learn from — only your alias will be shared, so you can be assured that your identity will never be made public.


See previously asked questions:

I have PCOS. My husband and I are ready to start a family — what are some things we can do to try to get pregnant on our own without medical intervention?

This is the answer to question 1.

My partner and I have been trying to have a baby for some time. When should we see a doctor for help?

This is the answer to question 2.

Do you have any tips for talking to children and teens with Autism about sex, sexuality, and consent?

This is the answer to question 3.

I have been dating a girl for a little while now and we still haven’t had sex. How long should I wait before making a move? How can I tell if she is interested?

This is the answer to question 3.

I’m not sure if I’m ready to settle down with one partner yet — how do I bring this up with someone I’ve been seeing casually?

This is the answer to question 3.

My wife and I haven’t had sex in months, and she says it's because I don't do enough around the house. How much more should I do without it seeming like I’m just trying to do more to have sex? How should I handle this situation?

This is the answer to question 3.

I have a new sexual partner every three or four weeks — how often should I get tested for STI’s?

This is the answer to question 3.

I have some sexual needs fantasies that I’ve always wanted to try, but I even think they might be a bit degrading. Should I bring them up with my partner?

This is the answer to question 3.


About Dr Laura Berman

Dr. Berman possesses a Ph.D. and two Masters Degrees from New York University. She is the Assistant Clinical Professor of Ob-Gyn and Psychiatry at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago and serves on the advisory board for The Dr. Oz Show. She is also a three-time New York Times bestselling author and award-winning host of the radio program “Uncovered with Dr. Laura Berman.”

Dr. Berman is known as one of the world’s leading sex therapists and relationship counsellors. She has been featured on several popular national television shows and in various print publications, including the following:

Doctor OzOprah Winfrey NetworkThe DoctorsSteve Harvey ShowThe Today ShowCosmopolitanThe Wall Street JournalVogue

With over 30 years of experience in the field, Dr. Berman has the tenure and dedication to provide you with real, down-to-Earth advice about sex and sexual health.


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