If sex hurts, you won’t want to do it. For most of us, pain stops cold desire. It is estimated that about 20% of women suffer vaginal pain with previous games or sexual intercourse. The pain can be intermittent or chronic and can be due to a wide variety of causes, such as infections, yeasts, sexually transmitted diseases, allergies, drug reactions, nerve damage and chronic disorders.
For people with cancer, sex can be a powerful affirmation of vitality: many patients say it is one of the most important markers for their quality of life. Unfortunately, research shows that only about 14% of doctors talk to their cancer patients about their sex life.
Women are facing negative messages in our culture maximum people know. But you may not realize that the negative messages received during a woman’s formative years can have a profound impact on how she looks sexually and how it feels to have sex. By rejecting and transcending these messages, a woman can develop a strong erotic core, allowing her to get in touch with her desire.
For duet, emotional connection and sexual intimacy are dynamically related, so difficulties in one area often destabilize the other. And the “chicken or egg” relationship between sex and emotional connection may be different for each couple. For some people, the desire to be sexual arises as a result of feeling emotionally connected.