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Sex Matters for Women FAQ

Click to buy - Sex Matters For Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self The following answers come from Sallie Foley, MSW, Sally A. Kope, MSW, and Dennis P. Sugrue, PhD - authors of Sex Matters For Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self.

  1. Did the sexual revolution of the 1970's result in sexual satisfaction and comfort for women?

  2. At what age is masturbation normal?

  3. Is there such a thing as too much sex education?

  4. Is there a G spot, and if so, how do I find mine?

  5. Why does it seem easy to orgasm from clitoral stimulation but so hard from intercourse alone?

  6. Are all women capable of having multiple orgasms?

  7. Is it safe to have intercourse during menstruation?

  8. Can having sexual intercourse during pregnancy hurt the baby?

  9. Can having sexual intercourse start labor during pregnancy?

  10. Can infertility treatment have an impact on sexual functioning?

  11. Does "use it or lose it" apply more to men or women?

  12. Does anorexia or bulimia affect sexual functioning?

  13. Why is it that when my weight is down I feel sexy and interested, but the more I weigh, the less I desire?

  14. Does exercise have any sexual benefits?

  15. I exercise and I'm not really overweight, but I hate my body. What can I do about that?


     

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  16. I have cancer-how do I get good information about my sex life in this circumstance?

  17. I have a chronic illness, and my treatment has affected my sexual arousal; I don't lubricate. Is there any hope?

  18. I am in a wheelchair. I am pretty, witty-and I've never been on a date. Why am I seen as asexual?

  19. I have a spinal cord injury. Is it possible for me to have an orgasm?

  20. How do I deal with my developmentally disabled daughter's emerging sexuality?

  21. I have severe pain with intercourse. Is there anything I can do except give up sex altogether?

  22. I have a condition called Vaginismus. I'm told it is in my head, but talking to my therapist about it hasn't helped. Any suggestions?

  23. Why does the United States have one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the industrialized world?

  24. I've heard women are more susceptible to STDs than men. Is this true?

  25. Can trauma other than sexual abuse cause sexual problems later? My mother used to have explosive rages when she was drinking, and now I find I can't relax with my partner sexually, even though I want to.

  26. Is there sex after kids?

  27. Isn't fantasizing a form of cheating?

  28. Shouldn't people who have a satisfying sexual relationship give up masturbation?

  29. What if one partner wants sex a lot more than the other?

  30. When my doctor gives me only a few minutes to ask questions, how can I bring up embarrassing sexual problems?

  31. In this age of advanced technology and media availability, how can I tell if the information I'm getting about sex is sound and accurate?

  32. Isn't it true that sexual problems are primarily in one's head?

  33. How do I know if I have low sexual desire? My partner wants to have sex much more often than I do, and suggests it is my problem.

  34. Since I've been taking medication for depression, my sexual desire has hit the basement! Do I have to choose between my mental and sexual health?

  35. Is there a Viagra for women?

  36. I have noticed a recent difference in my ability to lubricate. What should I consider in evaluating this problem?

  37. I don't have orgasms with sexual intercourse. Is this a sexual problem?

  38. I often feel very close to an orgasm that never happens, and this is frustrating for me and my partner. Do other women experience this?

  39. I can have an orgasm with a vibrator, but my partner worries that the vibrator is replacing him. He tells me that if I rely on a vibrator it will be the only way I'll respond sexually. True?

  40. How do I determine if I am a lesbian?

  41. What is sex therapy?

  42. How do I find a sex therapist?

Last Updated: 01 April 2016
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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