Reading Time: 2 minutes Being around other people can stimulate cortisol production for several reasons. It could be due to stress or worry about being judged (what if I make a funny face?), if you’re an introvert, or if you have traumatic memories that are associated with man partners or sexual play.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Plenty of articles will tell you that women (and all people) experience orgasm differently; some people cry after or feel conflicted during – sensations of sexual pleasure can bring up feelings around shame or trauma relating to sexuality. Ask yourself if you have any negative experiences in your personal sexual history that might be making you feel odd about experiencing orgasm or genital pleasure.
Reading Time: 2 minutes It has been called “silver sex”, and it’s the term that refers to the sex lives of aging Americans. About 20% of our population will be older than 65 by 2030, so let’s talk about sexuality as we age. If you’ve determined that there are no other new factors like medication, diet, stress, or injury that could be impacting you for the last two years, it’s probably your hormones. My momma started menopause in her late thirties, I recall her hot flashes, mood swings that made her feel “crazy”, and all that stuff she never told me about that I can’t wait to discover on my own.