Sex and stress — friends or foes? Even if stress does a number on your libido — there are lots of ways of keeping your connection strong in the meantime.

As a formally trained sex therapist and coach, I can tell you it’s a little more complicated than ‘stress kills desire’.

For Some It Increases Desire

Sex and stress — two key elements I often discuss with my clients. Usually, it’s about how stress negatively impacts sex drive. …

When it comes to how to build a strong relationship and make it more resilient, there are literally hundreds of things you can do. But since you likely don’t have oodles of time (who does?) — this article focuses on two key points — time and attention.

Focussing on time and attention in your relationship may sound obvious, but they’re often sorely ignored. This is because it can be difficult to find the time or give attention to more than one thing. But what you find the time to nurture is often what thrives.

Let’s take a…

No sex drive? You’re not alone! Take it from a sex therapist and coach with 9+ years of experience.

It’s Normal

Despite what pop culture has us believe about sex in long-term relationships, sex isn’t always easy if we’re in the “right” relationship. And it’s definitely not always a given if we’re years into our partnership.

Low desire is common, in fact, about 1 in 3 women experience low sex drive…

Leigh Norén, MSc

Sex therapist and writer with a Master of Science in Sexology. Offers free online resources and sex coaching.

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