Rachel Rubenstein

Rachel Rubenstein is a Chicago-based Sex Addiction and Trauma specialist. She completed her Masters in Clinical Social Work from Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York in 1996, and has a diploma in Clinical Social Work.

Articles by Rachel Rubenstein

Our Love Party: Inviting Community When Family Won’t Come

My Orthodox Jewish self, my fear and shame, my internalized homophobia could not fathom a way of bringing my relationship with my religion and my understanding of what God wants for me into marriage with a woman. It has taken me years of being out and going through heartbreak and growth to be in the place that I believe that God wants to be involved in my marriage to Mary. In order to be married in an authentic way, I need both my religious self and my queer self to be there.