A therapist's personal confessions plus answers from therapy research.
At least for humans, this most basic of acts is anything but basic. As the pioneering sex researcher Alfred Kinsey put it, the only universal in human sexuality is variability itself. Within the universe of intimacy and pleasure that sex affords, however, there's a lot of room for error.
One of the most common sexual complaints among couples is the waning of sexual desire. In fact, it's an inevitability in a long-term relationship. If you feel your sex drive ratcheting down, the good news is you're not alone.
Love is one of the most profound emotions known to human beings. For some, romantic relationships are the most meaningful element in their lives, providing a source of fulfillment outside of ourselves.