Double-standard, double-trouble.

A man in his late 50’s goes to see a therapist for stress. After sitting through a few sessions, he finally musters up the guts to tell her what’s really bothering him. “So, I’ve noticed that since I turned 50, my libido has slowly disappeared.” The therapist, whether trained in sexual dysfunction or not, will …

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It isn’t your fault.

I received a (not so unusual) call today from a woman trying to figure out if she should come in as a patient. During our 10 minute phone call she basically told me that: She was interested in sex but her husband seemed totally disinterested. He maybe wanted to have sex once a month — usually …

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Sexual gridlock.

Sexual dysfunction is a complicated problem and often it isn’t one thing – or one person’s issue – that is causing it. If the problem goes on long enough, often it begins to affect other issues in the relationship. I notice that women often take on this problem as their own, “It’s my fault” or …

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