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These signs will indicate when you need to visit a sex therapist

Written by Editorial Team | Published : January 25, 2019 7:09 PM IST

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Every couple at some point faces issues with sexual compatibility and if you are facing a problem related to sex and you tend to stay quiet about it, rather than try and seek help for the same, you should go and see a sex therapist. When you face issues channelizing your carnal desires, you need a qualified professional to help you overcome those issues. However, lack of awareness and knowledge makes it hard for you to reach out to a consultant who can guide you through. There can be a psychological problem where you experience intense sexual urges or fantasies which include unusual activities or situations or sometimes even when everything seems fine, you may still not able to have an intercourse which is an indication that you should see a sex therapist soon. Here are several points that tells you when you need to pay a visit to a sex therapist.

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Low-sex-drive

Low sex drive: There is no reason to mark this problem out when you are suffering from it. It means you want to avoid physical intimacy with your partner. Low sex drive can occur due to various reasons such as hormonal changes, fatigue, certain medications or because of physiological problems. This problem can leave you and your partner unsatisfied and you must visit a therapist.  Also Read - Overtreatment Of Breast Cancer: What It Means And How To Avoid It?

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Confused

Confused: Stress or other issues (hormonal changes or medications) can force either one of you suffer from low sex drive, which will result in not being able to stay mutual when it comes to sex. Experts recommend that you should communicate with your partner about this problem and visit a sex therapist as a couple to tackle this problem.

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Guilty About Sex

Guilty about sex: Bad sexual experience or being a victim of child abuse can force you to think having sex can take you to a guilt trip. However, you can talk to a sex therapist or consult a sexologist in a bid to overcome this feeling of guilt and participate in a better way during sexual interactions. Also Read - Yoga Asanas To Boost Digestion

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Physiological Issues

Physiological issues: Physiological issues differ in both men and women, for men erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation can make having sex difficult and for women, vaginal dryness, vaginismus and dyspareunia and pre-menopause could be a reason behind a painful intercourse. These problems can be treated but you should consult a sex therapist to know how and when to start with your treatment.