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Couples Counseling has Benefits Beyond the Bedroom

Couples therapy is a specific type of talk therapy that can help you uncover the root causes of intimate partner conflicts. When both people are invested in the process, there can be many benefits, as detailed in this article on Talkspace. The Benefits of Couples...

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Couples Counseling Can Ease the Stress of Infertility Treatments

Infertility is among the most challenging experiences couples face, and affects 10 percent of couples worldwide. Lack of marital intimacy—a frequent result of infertility–can lead to dissatisfaction with the relationship, among other problems. I encourage any couple with infertility seek out skilled sex therapy to...

How to Ask Your Partner for More Sex (and Get it)

If you’ve been in an intimate relationship for a year or more, chances are you’ve experienced being in the mood when your partner wasn’t—or vice versa. Mismatched libidos, at least sometimes, is one of the most common issues we see in sex therapy. The Most...

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Plan Ahead for Sex with Your Spouse

It may not seem romantic, but one of the best ways to make sure you and your spouse make time for intimate encounters is to put them on the calendar. There are many benefits to this approach: Both people can plan ahead and take steps...

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The Nutrition-Libido Connection

A recent study in the British Medical Journal found half the women and nearly two-thirds of the men surveyed wanted more sex. In my Charlotte sex therapy practice, I hear many reasons for couples having less sex: anxiety, stress, vaginal dryness after menopause, and sexual...

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Can Meditation Lead to Better Sex?

We all know sex is better when we are relaxed. But lots of things can keep us tense before and during intimate encounters: Stress Anxiety Time shortages Past experiences Guilt or shame Poor body image Unrealistic performance expectations Because of these and other reasons, many...

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Can Sex Therapists Prescribe Meds?

No. But we do work closely with medical professionals to determine whether prescription drugs might help our joint patients. Sex therapists work at the juncture of social, medical and psychological treatments for anxiety, depression and sexual performance issues. Our work with prescribed medications often involves...

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Answers to Your Questions about Couples Therapy

Drifting away from your partner and want to move closer? Finding couples counseling in Charlotte is relatively easy because the area has many professionals to choose from. When to Call the Therapist It works best to get help when you’re not yet at the breaking...

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Getting Marriage Help

If your marriage or committed relationship is in crisis, don’t give up until you have met with a sex therapist. Even if they cannot save your union, they will be able to help you plan for a “good” divorce. Most marriages need a little tweak...

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Questions Couples Ask Sex Therapists Most Often

Many of my clients want to know: If they are normal If they can learn to orgasm How to help their partner orgasm If their penis is smaller than average How to have more sex when their partner isn’t interested If you have any of...

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