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COMMON PROBLEMS: SEX

Sex is a very personal thing, and everyone’s problems are different. But sometimes we face similar issues.

Whatever you’re going through in your sex life, it can be comforting to know that you’re not alone. We have put together some practical tips to help you with the most common sex problems.

If you would like to talk to someone about this, or any other relationship issue, please contact us for more information.

SEX HAS BECOME ROUTINE​

When it comes to sex, you may feel like you’ve got into a routine that no longer meets your needs, this is often true for...

WE HAVE STOPPED HAVING SEX

It’s very common for a relationship to go through phases where one or both partners lose interest in sex..

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PROBLEMS WITH AROUSAL/ ORGASMS​

Lots of people have difficulties with this from time to time. Feeling anxious, unrelaxed or just tired can all contribute...

WE HAVE DIFFERENT SEX DRIVES

Many couples will experience different levels of sex drive at some point in their relationship. For some couples...

I'M WORRIED I'M NOT GOOD IN BED

The worry that you might not be particularly good in bed is one that occurs to lots of people at some point in their...

EXPERIMENTATION - DISCOVER WHAT TURNS YOU ON

In some ways, it can feel like knowing what ‘turns you on’ should be easy. After all, you’re the person in your own body ­- shouldn’t it just come naturally...

THE INTERNET & RELATIONSHIPS

Even though the relationship is termed 'virtual', the sense that a partner is cheating on you is real and what's worse it can feel as if the 'other person' ...

I DON'T KNOW HOW TO TALK TO MY PARTNER ABOUT SEX

Feeling like you aren’t getting what you want in bed and being unable to ask for it can be frustrating and upsetting. Sex can be a really a tricky topic...

SEX IS PAINFUL FOR ME

Lots of people experience pain at some time in their sexual lives. For women, lack of lubrication, difficulties with...

MENOPAUSE & RELATIONSHIPS

Women will experience menopause at different times in their lives, but if it arrives early then some women can feel...

PORN ADDICTION

The widespread accessibility of porn means that more people are watching it than ever before. One consequence of...