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Men and Low Sexual Desire

In my last blog post, I discussed the issue of women and low sexual desire, a topic that is commonly presented in various media articles and forums.  But what about men, do they ever have low sexual desire? According to the common stereotype, of course, the answer would be no.  We all know that men are supposed to …

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Women and Low Sexual Desire

As a sex therapist, one of the most common concerns I see is women who say that they have low desire. This is hardly surprising. Open any popular magazine or online media source and you’re likely to come across some mention of women and low sexual desire. But just what do women mean when they …

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When you can’t have sex

By Sarah Dale, MSc., RP What happens when you can’t have sex? Some women have difficulty with penetration, both sexual and non-sexual types of penetration, due to a condition commonly referred to as vaginismus. Vaginismus, (also known as pelvic floor dysfunction), may be include pain, worry about pain or other concerns and/or muscle tightening that …

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Relationship Therapy for Individuals

As a couple therapist in Toronto, I’m sometimes asked about what to do if you want to go to marriage therapy or couple’s counselling but your partner refuses.  Does relationship therapy work if only one person attends? At first glance, you might think that the answer is obvious—after all,  how can you do couple therapy with only one …

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New Year, New Resolution…Again?

It’s that time of year, when folks are making resolutions. This is despite the fact that research shows that the vast majority of people will relapse into their old behaviour within a few months. It’s enough to make you wonder, are New Year’s resolutions even worth it? As an individual, couple and sex therapist in …

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