Legit Grounds That Should Make You Seek Sex Therapy

When should a woman contact a sexologist?

A woman can seek help of a sexologist for correct information on sexuality, when she has sexual difficulties (after a regular visit with a gynecologist to make sure that there are no pathologies that can cause the disorder), or to live well relationships due to a malaise linked to this aspect of her life, or because she wants to live it better, revive it… or just start to

How does therapy generally work?

The therapy includes a course of sessions with the therapist, with whom we talk about our own experiences, sometimes it may be necessary to administer tests concerning both the sexuality and the personality of the individual; depending on the problem they are then proposed real tasks, exercises and activities to do at home, alone or even in pairs, if you are living a relationship, but it depends on the reason that led the person to seek advice.

What can and should be expected of sex therapy?

Certainly knowing better yourself not only, but also from a sexual point of view, you can expect to discover a new way of relating and discovering a different way (for example, if we grew up in a repressive context) and more serene, free and pleasant way to experience sexuality. Being able to overcome difficulties if you suffer from specific dysfunctions. Finally, to speak freely without taboos about your sexuality.

When the problems related to the sexual sphere can be defined serious?

Like all problems in general: when you feel they impede you living peacefully the rest of you life, when they undermine the quality of your life, when they are unable to live a relationship because they are unable to let you live serenely your sexuality or on the contrary when sexuality has connotations that are almost compulsive (you can’t think of anything else and you lose a lot of energy, constantly involving your partner as well) or your sexual preferences are so essential that they undermine your relationship with your partner or lead you to hurt you or others, or even break the law, or spend all of their earnings on sex. Under this type of variables there could be personality disorders or other pathologies and in general it can be useful to see other specialists, like psychiatrists.

Published by Evelyn Green