Foreplay and sexual touching play a vital role in eliciting a sexual response in women. Sexual touching is not only considered a social norm, it enables physiological and psychological readiness. Foreplay readies our bodies for sex; exciting our brains, quickening our heartbeat, and preparing the genital organs for intercourse.
A recent article in the NY Times titled "To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This," has made a bit of splash on FB and other social media. Anyone at all interested in "love" seems to know about, or be talking about, these 36 questions designed to create "interpersonal closeness." But there are no questions about sex.
Low libido one of the most common problems presented in sex therapy. It is estimated that approximately 20 per cent of men and 33 per cent of women are affected by low or absent sexual desire. But in trying to seize an opportunity are drug companies selling a product that women don't need? The chances are slim that one day women can take a pill which will overcome the complex myriad of things that make up her will, want and desire to have sex. Instead couples need to roll up their sleeves and talk about the plethora of different solutions/options available.
This may be one of the greatest conundrums a couple can face. How to have a stable and secure relationship, and keep the passion alive? How to become a family (with or without children) and yet remain lovers? We have gathered research, clues, and client feedback for some practical ways to stay hot and heavy.
Many women confide in me that they have negative or anxious feelings, at the deepest level, about their sexuality. The number one question I get is, "Why do I have so little desire?" If you're in libido limbo, take heart. There are many ways to regain the sexual excitement and desire of youth -- no matter how old you are. Try these nine simple strategies.