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    Messages in Our Culture Can Take a Toll on a Woman's Libido

    Most of us are probably aware that women face negative messages in our culture. But you may not realize that negative messages ...

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    Is Body Image Affecting Your Sex Life?

    Body image can really mess with our heads. For heterosexual women, the way they see their bodies can have a big impact on their feelings of ...

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    How Women Really Feel About Sex

    Many women find sex to be the deepest form of love and connection, and many women are very sexually oriented. But the ways that women ...

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    What to Expect at Sex Therapy

    If you’re like most people, you probably never imagined you’d be scheduling an appointment with a sex therapist. So, when your doctor or ...

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    Masturbation: Myths and Facts

    The most private aspect of sex is what we do with ourselves when we’re alone. Many people feel vaguely ashamed of the act of masturbation ...

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    After Menopause: How Sex is Different

    As most menopausal women could probably tell you, “the change” is about much more than just what is going on physically. For many, it’s a ...

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    5 Items to Spice Up Your Sex Life

    Couples often ask me, as their sex therapist, how they can spice things up in bed. I think this question, most often, is really a request ...

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    Painful Sex? 6 Possible Causes

    If sex hurts, you won���t want to do it. For most of us, pain stops desire cold. It’s estimated that about 20% of women suffer vaginal pain ...

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    Looking for the G-Spot? 6 Things to Know

    Is the G-spot real? The evidence is a bit mysterious because the “spot” doesn’t appear to be a distinct structure, but, rather, a cluster ...

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    Her Orgasms: 5 Things You Need to Know

    When I asked my client Caroline if she has orgasms during sex, she shook her head, “No.” She then said, in an apologetic tone, “But I can ...

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    Laurie J. Watson, LMFT

    Laurie J. Watson, LMFT, is a certified sex therapist and author of Wanting Sex Again – How to Rekindle Desire and Heal a Sexless Marriage. Laurie helps couples “keep it hot” with her weekly podcast FOREPLAY – Radio Sex Therapy, weekend intensives, and telehealth consultations. A compelling and enthusiastic presenter, Laurie is regularly invited to speak at medical schools, conferences and retreats.