The Male Cancer Survivor On His Struggle To Return To Lovemaking

We gave ourselves the unaccustomed luxury of several hours of afternoon lovemaking, knowing this might be our last time. This knowledge intensified our closeness and matched the excitement of our first encounters nearly 30 years earlier. The next day, I underwent a radical prostatectomy to treat an aggressive cancer. The procedure removed my prostate; I [...]

By |2020-04-06T15:47:17+00:00April 20th, 2020|Erectile Dysfunction, sex, sex and disability, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on The Male Cancer Survivor On His Struggle To Return To Lovemaking

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we’re aroused?

It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune system This article explains how sex is good for our mental and physical health. We thought this may be an interesting read for anyone experiencing any type of sexual difficulty, so decided to share. Sex is the most talked-about, joked [...]

By |2019-08-02T13:10:54+00:00August 8th, 2019|Psychosexual Therapy, sex, sex and dementia, sex and disability, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we’re aroused?

Normal Sex After Hospital

We came across this article on The Guardian website regarding Sex After Hospital. I am recovering from a suicide attempt. My partner has been a great support, but I am worried about intimacy and our sex life. I am scared that he thinks I am still too ill, or that he has “desexualised” me since [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:36:39+00:00July 4th, 2019|Psychosexual Therapy, sex, sex and disability, Sexual Desire|Comments Off on Normal Sex After Hospital

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 [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:01:51+00:00November 1st, 2018|Communication, Couples therapy, Erectile Dysfunction, Marriage, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, sex and disability, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on My Husband’s Illnesses Have Ruined Our Sex Life