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How is Sex Therapy Better in the 21st Century?

More than 50 years ago, Masters and Johnson began research on sexuality and sexual dysfunction that laid the foundation for modern sex therapy. Some of their techniques are still being used today. But today’s researchers have found new ways to view sexuality and innovative ways...

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Sexual Motivation Research Sheds Light on Female Libido

Is low libido a medical problem solved with drugs, or something that must be addressed with therapy? Scientists don’t agree, and some say it is both. New research published in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy found a variance in motivations to have sex...

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Why Can’t I Have an Orgasm?

A common question I get in sex therapy is “Why can’t I have an orgasm?” The answer can be complicated, and there are often more than one contributing factors. Because a lack of education is often involved, let’s start with a definition: The orgasm is...

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Why Can’t I Get My Sexual Needs Met Outside the Marriage?

When libidos don’t match up, it might seem to make practical sense for the higher-sex-drive person to look for sex outside the marriage. The fact that prostitution is considered “the oldest profession” attests to how often this solution is chosen. Unfortunately, it rarely works, unless...

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Why Couples Seek Sex Therapy

There are many reasons couples come to sex therapy. These four are the most common: Couples seek sex therapy to see if they are normal. Rest assured, whether you worried are about anatomy, sexual abilities, activities or dysfunctions, many others have had your concerns. If...

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How to Get Over the Stigma of Sex Therapy and Back to a Healthy Sex Life

It is unfortunate that we have a stigma about sex therapy in our society, particularly because therapy is usually successful. The majority of couples who seek professional help find solutions. And the sooner they reach out, the better their chance of improving their sex life....

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Low Libido Does Not Have to Be a Permanent Condition

New sex therapy clients often begin with questions about a non-existent sex drive, also known as low libido, or hypoactive sexual desire disorder. There are many causes of this common condition: Sleep patterns Stress Age Life changes like menopause, a new baby, new job, moving...

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Good News for Troubled Marriages: Counseling Usually Works

There is a stigma in American society about seeking help—particularly for problems of an intimate nature. But the truth is, marital problems never go away by themselves; they get worse over time, because people keep using the same tools to solve them. Marriage counseling breaks...

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Couples Counseling Can Save Your Union

If you’re having problems in your committed relationship or marriage, chances are they won’t go away by themselves. It can be lifesaving to get help from an unbiased marriage counselor or sex therapist, who has probably seen your situation before and found solutions. It can...

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How Does Sex Therapy Work?

Sex therapy helps people build more satisfying lives. It enables intimacy and closeness, and is appropriate for anyone with a concern about their sexual health. It can also help people who want accurate information regarding relationships and sex. A vital sex life is a circle:...

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