Welcome to the Sexual Desire blog posts from Woodbridge Therapy Ltd.

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

70 Sex Questions To Ask Your Partner

Whether you’re in the first flushes of a relationship, are still just texting, or know each other inside out, it’s always fun to play a little sex questions game. Whether it’s ‘would you rather’ or ‘have you ever’, there are likely still things about your partner that you don’t know, and using a game is [...]

By |2020-04-06T14:49:04+00:00April 13th, 2020|Fantasy, porn, sex, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on 70 Sex Questions To Ask Your Partner

Sexual Compulsivity – The Rare Truth

The team at Woodbridge Therapy recently read this article about the Rare Truth of Sexual Compulsivity which was published on PyschologyToday.com. Sexual compulsivity, also known as out-of-control sexual behavior, has been documented. So has being sexually turned on by bees—melissaphilia. Like melissaphilia, true sexual compulsivity is rare. It hardly ever appeared in the psychology literature [...]

By |2020-03-03T13:47:29+00:00March 24th, 2020|Couples therapy, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire|Comments Off on Sexual Compulsivity – The Rare Truth

Does Sexual Wellbeing Lead to Better Life And Leadership Skills?

The following article was recently published on Forbes.com, discussing sexual wellbeing and if it leads to a  better life and leadership skills.    The connection between sexual well-being and mental and physical health has been recently attracting more interest. Sexual wellness brands -many of which endure constant advertising censoring- advocate to position sexual health and [...]

By |2020-03-03T13:35:45+00:00March 17th, 2020|Couples therapy, Psychosexual Therapy, Sexual Desire, Sexual Health|Comments Off on Does Sexual Wellbeing Lead to Better Life And Leadership Skills?

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

Over 50s having adventurous sex

As you get older, you gain greater self-assurance and confidence – and that apparently extends into the bedroom. Over 50s having adventurous sex is very common, with 62% saying they have become more daring in the bedroom because they now have fewer inhibitions. As you get older, you gain greater self-assurance and confidence – and [...]

By |2019-09-10T10:34:27+00:00September 13th, 2019|Couples therapy, sex, Sexual Desire|Comments Off on Over 50s having adventurous sex

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

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 [...]

By |2019-03-18T11:49:43+00:00February 28th, 2019|Couples therapy, Media, Psychosexual Therapy, sex, Sexual Desire|Comments Off on How To Admit You’ve Been Faking Orgasms

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