Bliss Journal — sexology

5 Sex Drive Myths.

5 Sex Drive Myths.

Q: I don’t know what happened, but I feel like I have lost control over my sex drive? Spontaneous sex or spontaneous desire for sex – what is that? I really don’t know what went wrong but I would love some tips on how to get my sex drive back. A: Great question and actually very common. I think sharing some of the myths about sex drive and desire might be helpful. Myth #1 – Spontaneous sex. There are two types of sex drives, spontaneous and responsive. Spontaneous sex drives equal feeling the mental desire for sex and seek out...

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For the Conscious Rebel in all of us - 5 Minutes To Feeling Confident In Your Own Skin

For the Conscious Rebel in all of us - 5 Minutes To Feeling Confident In Your Own Skin

When you are naked how do you feel about that? Do you avoid it? Do you love it? For many, this can be an uncomfortable experience! It might bring up judgments, shame, embarrassment, discomfort, avoidance, fear, anxiety, or all of the above. A negative relationship with your own body is not an unusual thing and that can impact your sex life. How I hear you ask, well here are a few; You can be anxious about what a partner thinks when they see you naked. You could do everything in your power to make sure your partner doesn’t see your...

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Jodie Dunne
I haven’t dated for longer than I care to say so, my question is how do you know if we are sexually compatible?

I haven’t dated for longer than I care to say so, my question is how do you know if we are sexually compatible?

Q. I met this man at a Christmas party and I really like him, we have been on a date since the party and we had a lot of fun. I haven’t dated for longer than I care to say so my question is how do you know if we are sexually compatible? Thank you, for your question and it is exciting to hear that you are ready to date again. Your question is a common one and an important one at this time of the year when it can be easy to get swept up into the excitement of...

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Steps to improve sex during perimenopause & menopause.

Steps to improve sex during perimenopause & menopause.

Sexual problems are common in people who going through menopausal changes. Sexual intimacy is a fundamental part of being human, a human right, and the inability to engage in sexual activity in a fulfilling, meaningful way can have a negative impact on an individual, relationships.  This is why a multidisciplinary team is so important in your care and in the management of symptoms and your overall physical and mental health moving forward. These include your specialist medical professionals, your GP, a pelvic floor therapist, acupuncturist, osteopath, nutritional advice, exercise physiologist, sexuality counselling and other allied health care that suits your...

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