Painful Sex Part 1 | Vaginismus

Painful Sex | Vaginismus

Painful sex can be a difficult topic to discuss because it is the opposite of what sex should be. For many of the women who experience painful intercourse, they feel that there is something wrong with them for not enjoying sex as much as their friends. It can also cause some serious issues in relationships. […]

Sex & Emotions | What you should know

Sex & Emotions | What you should to know

Sex can be the ultimate expression of love and intimacy. A profound spiritual experience. An emotional roller coaster. A tension reliever. About procreation. Simply a way to have fun. It can be all of these things and more. Sex means different things to different people. And whatever it means to one person isn’t necessarily constant, […]

STI’s | What Every Woman Needs To Know

More than 1 million sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) are acquired every day worldwide. These infections and diseases (STIs and STDs) are transmitted through vaginal, anal, or oral sexual contact. An STI for vagina owners can include symptoms such as vaginal itching, rashes, unusual discharge, and pain.   Many STIs have no symptoms at all, but […]

What Is Sex Therapy

Sex therapy is a type of talk therapy that’s designed to help individuals and couples address medical, psychological, personal, or interpersonal factors impacting sexual performance and satisfaction. The goal of sex therapy is to help people move past physical and emotional challenges to have a satisfying relationship and pleasurable sex life. This may mean helping […]

My Partner Has HIV – Now What?

South Africa has the highest HIV rate in the world. Research indicates that 1 in 5 South Africans is HIV positive. That means that it is likely that you may be in a relationship with someone why is HIV positive, and will almost definitely know someone else who is. This makes it important for all […]

HIV | Mixed-Status Couples

For a long time sexual relationships between people with different HIV statuses from each other were considered off-limits. Thankfully, we now have resources available to mixed-status couples to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. Like everything else with sexual relationships, preventing HIV transmission is a team effort. It’s important for both partners in mixed-status couples […]

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s)

Sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) are infections that spread through sexual contact (unprotected vaginal, oral, anal sex). This includes skin-to-skin contact. Depending on the specific STI, infections may also be transmitted through sharing needles and breastfeeding. The only guaranteed method to prevent STI’s is to abstain from all sexual contact. However, when engaging in sexual activity, […]

Sexual Shame

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For many people, even the mention of the word “sex” can trigger embarrassment or shame. Perhaps even anger. Helping individuals and couples overcome issues related to sexual shame is a passion of mine. Sex and sexuality are God-given gifts is to be embraced. Unfortunately for many, their backgrounds and upbringings result in a skewed perception […]

Is it normal to lose the desire for sex?

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Let me start by saying that yes, it is 100% normal for someone to lose the desire to engage in sex. The reasons people lose interest can be very simple, to incredibly complex and can include things like: Stress from daily life or specific events (*cough *cough Global Pandemic) Misinformation or lack of adequate education […]