What is Sex Therapy & How Does it Work?
Perimenopause can yield a number of differences in the body, including the way your body reacts to sex. Many women experience painful intercourse due to vaginal dryness, changes in libido, and difficulty with arousal. Sex therapy might be able to help.
What is it?
It’s a type of talk therapy that helps people cope with the factors affecting their sex lives. These factors could be medical, psychological, emotional, and/or interpersonal.
Do I need to go?
People who have emotional or physical challenges leading sexual dysfunction may benefit from sex therapy.
Who do I go with?
Sex therapy can be done for either individuals or couples. Some people feel they may benefit from individual sessions, while others gain more by going with their partner.
How does it work?
You talk through your feelings and experiences with your therapist. It’s a supportive environment that’s meant to help you overcome the issues that may be affecting sexual happiness and satisfaction.
Sex therapy may be beneficial for individuals and couples to have open communication, leading to more fulfilling and happy sex lives.
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-Written by Paavana Varanasi