Here you will find the Igniting Intimacy after Cancer power point. Here you will find several exercise descriptions.
Vaginal atrophy, dryness, and lack of flexibility
I am postmenopausal – I have vaginal penetration issues that are severe, tearing and extreme dryness as well as progressive desensitization. I am looking for ways to renew vaginal tissue and increase elasticity. Where do I begin…massage vibrator? moisturizer? kegel exerciser? estriol creams? Begin with reading through the Vaginal Renewal program.
Download a free PDF version of this brochure I am a cancer survivor in menopause. I don’t want to use estrogen but I am dry and sex is getting more painful. What can I do? At A Woman’s Touch, we developed a program (beginning in 1997) for people with vaginas who are experiencing dryness and […]
How to keep the sexual fires burning
I suffer from a low level of sexual desire toward my husband, and it is not because I don’t find him attractive. Please help me find a way to improve or increase my cognitive sense of desire. One of the more destructive myths that floats around out there is that sexual desire should come automatically, […]
Libido and pre-menopausal women
I’d like to get some confirmation on my experience that my interest in sex goes in waves that roughly correlate with my menstrual cycle. Am I really changing estrogen quantities sufficiently to go from nymphomaniac to happy celibate? Sexual desire, also know as “libido”, is probably one of the most under-discussed and most-wondered-about emotions. There […]
Re-sparking the libido
I’ve entered perimenopause and I’ve noticed that my libido is not what it used to be. Are there things I can do to get it revved up again? There are natural changes that happen with our libido when our hormonal balance changes at menopause. Libido, or the desire to be sexual, takes practice to happen […]
Do oral contraceptives diminish libido?
Is it true that birth control pills take away sexual drive? Oral contraceptive use is common. Over 30 million women choose to prevent pregnancy in the US. The leading choice (37%) for contraception is hormonal control of ovulation (“the pill”–oral contraceptives, injections, patches & implants). Non-reversible surgical sterilization (female and male) are used by 36%. […]
All About Libido
Libido is your unique, personal, sexual psychic force. Because we are only semiconscious of this force, our conscious minds are not completely in control of the psychic force . Although we are always in control of how we act in response to libido, it is the less-than-conscious aspect that accounts for why it feels pushy, […]
Abuse survivor with high libido
Dear Sex Counselor, I have a question about sexual abuse. I am a female, age 22, and when I was about 11 I was sexually abused by my mother’s boyfriend. Now, at the age of 22, I think I’m a sex addict – but NOT the sleeping around type. I love porno movies and dirty […]
Loss of libido and long-term relationships
I have been with the same man for eight years, with an affair or two in between (not hidden; he is also comfortable w/my bi-ness). However, I just am not sexually excited by him or attracted to him at all. In fact, he kind of grosses me out. The rest of our partnership is okay […]