The impact of medical and psychological conditions on sexuality

Female sexual health

The impact of medical and psychological conditions on sexuality

The are a number of conditions that may affect sexual function, including child birth, menopause, andropause, surgery and medications. Adapting to these changes can be a transforming opportunity to reclaim permission for the erotic with an expanded sense of sexuality that encompasses the entire body, instead of being limited to any one sexual organ.

Regardless of the status of erections or breasts, the body can receive and experience pleasure and connection in extraordinary ways. Satisfaction with sexual function need not be dictated by societal norms. Research has shown optimal sexuality has nothing to do with frequency or performance, and everything to do with connection, intimacy, being present, communication, exploration, play, vulnerability, surrender and transcendence.

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