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Polyamorous Relationship Prepared Me for Monogamy

I laughed in his face when my then-boyfriend asked me to move in with him — and his wife. I had only learned about polyamory four months prior, and while things had been going great as I dipped my toe in the ethically nonmonogamous pool, the thought of moving in with him and his wife of eight [...]

By |2019-07-03T14:57:53+00:00July 25th, 2019|Communication, Couples therapy, Marriage|0 Comments

Love Languages Good For Your Marriage

It’s important to figure out how we express love to those closest to us with Love Languages. In 1992, Gary Chapman, a senior associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, published The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. In the book, Dr. Chapman says that the ways [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:58:35+00:00July 12th, 2019|Communication, Couples therapy, Marriage|0 Comments

How To Talk To Your Partner About Sex

Woodbridge Therapy's, Director Krystal Woodbridge, was in the Guardian on Saturday, discussing how you can talk to your partner about sex. “Woodbridge agrees: “People believe they have the power to give another person an orgasm – they don’t. If you take ownership of your own orgasm, it’s within nobody’s power to “not” give you one.” [...]

I feel trapped in the small town my partner loves

Woodbridge Therapy's Director Krystal Woodbridge was featured in the Guardian again recently, giving advice to a reader who had a question about their relationship and their struggles with forming a secure attachment. "Woodbridge explained that if we grow up with quite ambiguous attachments, we might become overly self-reliant; then the moment we become involved too [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:09:44+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Couples therapy|0 Comments

How To Admit You’ve Been Faking Orgasms

Faking Orgasms(!) Great to be featured in an article by Refinery29 about this. "If you’re finding it difficult to unpick, or feel it’s the result of internalised sexual shame or past/present trauma, you might want to seek help from a qualified therapist. The College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists(COSRT) website has a directory where you [...]

My Husband’s Illnesses Have Ruined Our Sex Life

I was featured in The Guardian recently on a really difficult issue - how illness has affected the sex life of one couple:- Ten years ago, my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Up to that point, we had a very loving marriage. Post-op, it took us seven difficult months to get back to having [...]

The truth about the midlife sex surge, for men and women

Today I am featured in The Times, discussing whether men and women really do experience a decline in sexual desire in midlife. The new BBC Drama Wanderlust, about a long term couple who struggle to feel passion with each other, raises issues that many couples can relate to. In this interview I discuss this topic [...]

“My Husband Refuses to Address His Low Libido”

I was recently featured in The Guardian, for an article on low libido and its impact on a relationship. "One of the biggest lies we’re sold as women is that men have insatiable sexual appetites that we can’t keep up with. That’s certainly not the case...." Click on the logo below to read the full [...]

Is Porn Ruining Your Love Life?

I was recently interviewed for Take a Break magazine, on pornography and how its use can impact relationships. In the article I discuss how porn use can either be damaging to relationships, and also how it can enhance a couples' sex life. Read the full article by clicking on the link below:-  

My Husband Has Been Arrested for Voyeurism – What Should I Do?

I'm in today's The Guardian, discussing the very difficult issue of voyeurism. "I spoke to Krystal Woodbridge, an experienced sexual and relationship therapist (cosrt.org.uk). She was keen to know if your husband was “working with a specialist [with regard to the therapy] because this is very important, especially when dealing with sexual urges which take [...]