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Postpartum Low Desire: Physical Causes

Before I was a therapist, I was a midwife, so when a therapist friend recently asked me about postpartum low desire in women, I couldn’t resist digging in and blogging about it. Low desire after the birth is a VERY common experience. You’re not alone. And your partner is not alone in their experience of […]

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When Sex Doesn’t Go as Planned

This week, a therapist friend asked me how to help a client enjoy sexual interactions when things don’t go as planned. This is such a universal experience that I think it merits a blog post. There are about a million ways in which sex might not go as planned, so let me start by normalizing […]

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Sexual Intimacy and Vulnerability: Paths to Personal Growth

I strongly believe it is important for therapists to welcome discussion of sex and sexuality as part of the material of therapy. There are many reasons this is important, but first and foremost, it is important because sexual intimacy is vulnerability, and intimate vulnerability is a powerful path to personal growth. Sexual relationships beckon us […]

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