COVID has impacted sexual desire in many ways: -too much proximity has dampened mystery and increased complacency –erectile potency and libido may not be the same after COVID ESSM newsletter article -more eating and less exercising has you not feeling not so sexy –stress and anxiety -realizing things about your mate you don’t like so
This piece in the NY Times really hit the nail on the head for me: “It wasn’t burnout — we still had energy. It wasn’t depression — we didn’t feel hopeless. We just felt somewhat joyless and aimless. It turns out there’s a name for that: languishing. Languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness.
Dynamics in your relationship that are challenging may be more so during a shelter-in-place order. You don’t have to feel isolated. Book a therapy session on Skype.
I see so many older women suffer unnecessarily with low libido, painful intercourse and hot flashes due to misinformation re estrogen replacement therapy. Their relationships and partners suffer too. Sexuality is part of feeling alive. Make 2020 the year of better sex for yourself. Working with clients with Menopause & their partners Read this article
If you’ve ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a sex therapist’s office, now’s your chance. PLUS you can ask questions, ANONYMOUSLY…and have them answered, by me, LIVE. Our theme, because it’s such a rich topic: DESIRE. Sexual desire. What do you want but have never told anyone? What do you want
Many of my clients struggle with parenting issues, and how these impact their relationship and their sex lives. I too am a parent and have grappled with some of these concerns.
Parenting can be a highly charged topic for most people, even for those of us who’ve graduated from the Process. After doing the Process, we are very aware of the patterns we adopted from our parents and caregivers. While we have disconnected from many of them, we can still find ourselves playing out some of them.