Miami Sex Therapist on Low Sexual Desire A lack of sexual desire is not as uncommon as many people may be led to believe. The libido refers to the desire for sexual activity or sexual drive and varies from one person to the next. There is no one specific standard that can be issued for the level of sexual desire and not only do desires vary among individuals, but the same person can have a varied sexual desire throughout their life span. What is Hypoactive Desire? One of the most common conflicts among couples is the inequality of sexual desire.
RELATIONSHIP INVENTORY Answering the following questions often leads to insight in my patients who seek both individual and couples therapy. Please describe your feelings in this relationship with your spouse, I.e. “I feel rejected when he/she …”, “I feel controlled when he/she does…” Describe your needs that are not being met. Do you feel some of the same emotions in other areas of your life such as work, friends and others? Make a list of characteristics and behaviors that you like about your spouse. Do you have some of the same characteristics? How are these characteristics similar to the one(s) related to your parents?
Women’s Sexuality – Therapy for a happy and fulfilling Sex Life The purpose of this article is to discuss the history of women’s sexuality, female sexual anatomy and response, sexual dysfunction and treatment, sexuality through the life cycle, the partner, and specific techniques on how to help yourself. It is very important that women and their partners learn how to enjoy more sexually satisfied lives. It has been reported that a physical problem (decrease in blood flow to the vagina and uterus) may cause a decreased sexual response through a history of the female sexuality dating back to 30000 B.C.
What are Sexual Compulsivity and Paraphilias? Paraphilia Related Disorders (PRD), also referred to as sexual compulsivity, are not well recognized even though they have been present for some time. These disorders include socially accepted forms of sexual expression that become intrusive or excessive for the patient and are accompanied by personal distress and significant impairment. Paraphilias are socially deviant, persistent, highly arousing, sexual fantasies and urges, which cause personal distress and/or social difficulties. This can revolve around a particular object (children, feet, rubber) or act (exposing oneself, being physically injured). In order for a person to be a paraphilia they
Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men Men over the age of 50 most commonly experience erectile dysfunction (ED). However, new studies and surveys show that erectile dysfunction also affects young men, and as many as 25% of men with ED are under the age of 40. Since many young men deal with this problem, it’s essential to learn about the potential causes of ED in younger men. Erectile Dysfunction – What is It? What is erectile dysfunction? Some men equate it with premature ejaculation, but the two are very different. ED is the inability to achieve or keep an erection that is hard enough for intercourse, or the inability to
The Difference Between “Cheaters” and Sex Addicts Research shows that up to 30% of individuals, both women and men, admit to cheating while in a relationship. Within the past few years, many celebrities caught cheating have cited sex addiction as their problem, causing debate on the difference between a cheater and a sex addict. In some cases, sex addiction is referred to as hypersexual disorder, but experts note that the only about 5% of individuals truly have this disorder. However, while sex addition may not be as prevalent as celebrities and the media portray, it still is important to be able to tell the