Posts Categorized: Affection

Gone off sex?

It’s common for a relationship to go through phases where one or both partners lose interest in sex. Sexual interest tends to ebb and flow over time – and partners may have different sex drives at different stages in a relationship. Losing interest can also be related to specific issues in the relationship, or external… Read more »

When sex isn’t working out ok

Feeling like you aren’t getting what you want in bed and being unable to ask for it can be frustrating and upsetting. Sex can be a really a tricky topic. We may feel we don’t know how to express ourselves to our partner. Or we may feel confused or embarrassed about why things aren’t ‘working’…. Read more »

Not good in bed?

The thought that you might not be particularly good in bed is one that occurs to lots of people at some point in their life. Insecurities around sex are one of the most common problems that affect relationships. So… the first thing to say is, if this is something that’s on your mind: you’re not… Read more »

Left cold by a long relationship

While men and women lose passion with age, women are often left cold by longer relationships, says a study of British sexual attitudes. The findings, from the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles in Britain, are based on the experiences of nearly 5,000 men and 6,700 women. Relate sex therapist Ammanda Major told BBC… Read more »

5 reasons why kissing is good for you

There’s nothing more euphoric than a great kiss and it’s been proven that kissing is good for you and your relationship. As it is International Kissing Day on 6th July 2017 here are five kissing facts: It helps you work out if someone is a good match When you lock lips with someone, five out… Read more »

When different sex drives in a relationship become a problem

Many couples experience different levels of sex drive at some point in their relationship. For some couples differences in sex drive may have been present from the start of the relationship. That’s common – and lots of people find ways of compromising that feel fine to both partners. For some people, their sex drive lessens… Read more »

More than a fifth of local people are dissatisfied with their sex life

More than a fifth (22 per cent) of people in the East of England are dissatisfied with their sex life and a third (33 per cent) have experienced a sexual problem, according to new figures from Relate Bedfordshire and Luton. The same study found that just over a fifth (21 per cent) of people living… Read more »