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Loneliness after divorce in women

The article below on loneliness after divorce in women was recenlty published on Refinery29.com. At one of the loneliest points in my life, I joined a friend and her daughter for a week’s break in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. "You said you were lonely," she said when she called to invite me. "Come spend time [...]

By |2020-01-06T12:01:29+00:00January 6th, 2020|Marriage, Uncategorized, women|Comments Off on Loneliness after divorce in women

Vulvodynia – its extreme pain is going untreated

For some women, Vulvodynia causes them extreme pain and can be left undiagnosed and untreated. This article was published on The Guardian website about what some sufferers go through.  For 16% of women, using a tampon or even sitting down can be agony – and sex is impossible. Why do so few doctors know how [...]

By |2019-12-09T11:46:01+00:00December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Vulvodynia – its extreme pain is going untreated

Attachment types – are you an anxious partner?

Woodbridge Therapy recently read the article below, published on The Guardian webiste, about attachment types. It was the breakup that changed Amir Levine’s life. Fifteen years ago, he told his partner that he was falling in love with him and wanted them to move forward as a couple. His partner fled, moving across the country. [...]

By |2019-11-06T13:59:53+00:00November 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Attachment types – are you an anxious partner?

Asexual – what it really means

Cosmoplitan recently published an article on what it means to be asexual: An asexual person - or an 'Ace' as we're sometimes known - is someone who just doesn't experience sexual attraction. It's really not that difficult a concept to grasp. Yet there are still so many misconceptions and myths surrounding asexuality. Here's what it [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:55:12+00:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Asexual – what it really means

My husband and I don’t have sex anymore

Each Monday, Lori Gottlieb answers questions from readers on The Atlantic website. Recently, she answered a question from a reader who was concerned that “ My husband and I don’t have sex anymore.” Dear Therapist, My husband and I have been married for three years. It was like a whirlwind of romance when we first [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:27:39+00:00November 14th, 2019|Couples therapy, sex, Sexual Desire|Comments Off on My husband and I don’t have sex anymore

Day dates in the wilderness!

“Date nights” are a popular way of couples spending much-needed time together but we read this article by therapist Hannah Eaton who believes that ‘day dates’ are a much more positive way of spending time together. “For married couple Hannah and Connor Eaton, adventure is the best form of therapy. The Seattle couple make time [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:07:20+00:00November 7th, 2019|Communication, Couples therapy|Comments Off on Day dates in the wilderness!

Arguing style and a happy relationship!

What is the key to a happy relationship? Your arguing style! Woodbridge Therapy recently read this article on Metro.co.uk about your arguing style and how it can be key to a happy relationship. Take a read and see what you think! If you’re in a relationship, at some point you will argue. That’s not a [...]

By |2019-10-14T11:12:04+00:00October 28th, 2019|Couples therapy|Comments Off on Arguing style and a happy relationship!

Polyamorist Relationships

Woodbridge Therapy read this article about a person's account of their polyamorist relationships: The day I turned 30, I felt more loved than any other day in my life. I was on an extended stay in Tokyo with my partner, Jase. For weeks, he had been teasing a surprise. He asked repeated questions about my [...]

By |2019-10-14T11:03:05+00:00October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Polyamorist Relationships

Gaslighting relationship – why they are so devastating

Woodbridge Therapy read this article about how devastating a gaslighting relationship can be and wanted to share it with you: Gaslighters/narcissists can cause a great deal of trauma. If you are in a relationship with a gaslighter/narcissist, it may have traumatized you in ways that you aren't consciously aware of yet. Read on to uncover [...]

By |2019-10-14T10:48:31+00:00October 18th, 2019|Couples therapy|Comments Off on Gaslighting relationship – why they are so devastating

Man on antidepressants – “I’m not interested in sex”

My life in sex: 'I can get an erection, no problem, but I'm simply not interested' Each week, The Guardian publishes a piece entitled "My life in sex" where people discuss and share an area of their sex life. This one is written by a man on antidepressants and how it has affected their sex [...]

By |2019-10-14T10:15:22+00:00October 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Man on antidepressants – “I’m not interested in sex”