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Sex Therapy Q&A

Most couples hit roadblocks in their relationship now and then. When these happen in the bedroom, sex therapy can be a quick fix. Sex therapy is a type of psychotherapy focused on sexual wellbeing and health. You do not have sex in the therapist’s office....

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Overcoming Sexual Arousal Disorder

Sexual arousal disorders are mental, emotional and/or physical barriers to normal sexual response. Depression, poor body image, stress, anxiety and relationship challenges can all get in the way of arousal. Women in particular suffer from sexual arousal disorder. Some do not experience mental sexual excitement,...

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What Sex Therapy Can Do for Singles

There are all kinds of reasons a single person might want to talk with a sex therapist on their own: You may have questions, starting with something as basic as “how can I learn to orgasm?” A more complicated, yet frequent question is, “How can...

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How to Overcome Sexual Performance Anxiety

Do you worry about how you’re doing during sexual encounters? You might have sexual performance anxiety. Here’s a primer on what it is, why it might be happening, and what to do about it. Sex isn’t just physical. Your emotions play a role as well....

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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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