Lovers quarrel? How conflict impacts your sexuality and sex life

When couples fight it may negatively affect their sexuality and sexual appetite.

Clinical sexologist Dr Eve unpacks research which suggests that conflict between heterosexual lovers interferes with their sexual behaviour and satisfaction.

Read: Why 1 in 10 women endure painful sex (and keep it a secret)

Dr Eve explains that conflict was found to have an impact on sexual arousal, sexual frequency and pain experienced by married women in particular.

The women were the one's saying that conflict has such a big impact on [them] that they have difficulty with desire and satisfaction, and [either] don't want to be sexual or the kind of sex they want changes too,

Dr Eve, clinical sexologist

Also read: Going solo: 'It's really healthy to masturbate', says Dr Eve

She responded to several calls from listeners sharing their experiences as well as questions raised about sexual drive in relationships.

Visit Dr Eve's website to learn more.

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