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What to do about Sex Problems Caused by Medical Problems

Several medical conditions and treatments can impact sexual function and lead to sexual dysfunction. To know and address these issues is to keep your sex life healthy and happy. Here are some common sexual dysfunctions related to medical conditions or treatments – and what to...

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Making Sexual Wellness Part of Your Health Routine

Sexual wellness is a part of overall well-being and encompasses the physical, emotional and relational aspects of sexuality. Practicing sexual self-care can lead to a more positive and fulfilling sex life. Here are some things I encourage my Charlotte area sex therapy clients to explore:...

Menopause Doesn’t have to Mean Less Sexual Satisfaction

Perimenopause (the time when your body makes the natural transition to menopause) and menopause are phases in women’s lives that can bring about significant physical changes, including the experience of sex. Desire, arousal and overall sexual fulfillment can all be affected. Learning about and proactively...

Not Interested in Sex? Help is Here!

Many of my clients experience low sexual desire or libido. This is a VERY COMMON problem, but the good news is, it can be treated successfully in sex therapy. (To find a sex therapist in your area, search “sex therapists near me” on your browser.)...

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How the Pandemic Affected our Sex Lives

In a 2021 survey for the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH) over half of Americans ages 18-35 reported sexual difficulties during the pandemic, including mismatched sex drives, low interest in sex, and problems having orgasms. The following information is adapted from an article about...

Trends in Sexual Wellness

A recent PsycheCentral article shed light on 10 trends in sexual health and wellness. The information below is adapted from that article: Adaptive Sex According to Angie Rowntree, founder of the female erotica website Sssh.com, “adaptive sex” is making sex more accessible and inclusive. The...

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Does Insurance Cover Sex Therapy?

Sometimes. Many sex therapists do not take insurance, but for those who do, coverage depends on your insurance provider and the kind of insurance you have. If your problem can be defined by a diagnosis code, treatment may be deemed “medically necessary” and coverable. A...

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Stop Believing these Myths about Sex

Intercourse doesn’t burn a ton of calories. Nor does it affect sports performance dramatically. And a woman’s vagina doesn’t reveal how many partners she has had. These are just three of the many myths that cloud our thinking about intimate encounters. Here are more: There’s...

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Two Words About Female Satisfaction: Oral Sex

In spite of what is portrayed in movies and on TV, the majority of women do not reach orgasm during intercourse. Most need direct stimulation of the clitoris, which is usually too far away from the vagina to get what it needs during penetration. Yet...

Seven Problems a Sex Therapist can Help Solve

If you are having conflicts in the bedroom, a sex therapist may be able to help. They will be a neutral party who can listen to both sides of any issue, and help you create a solution. If you are facing any of the concerns...

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