Talking Sex: How couples cope with differing sex drives

There are many factors that contribute to a consistently low sexual desire in both sexes and often times this can lead to one's sexual needs not being met within a relationship.

Your partner may not be insightful enough to read between the lines, so how do you go about negotiating one anothers needs?

Clinical psychologist Bradley Daniels says it is quite simple.

People need to communicate. How well do you understand your partners needs, how well are you able to read your partner's body language?

Bradley Daniels, Clinical psychologist

As a number one rule when we are working as a psychologist, we first have to ensure that there is nothing physiological that is causing a change in the sexual behavior or performance normally that is done by a sexologist...

Bradley Daniels, Clinical psychologist

When our needs are not met we tend to act out. It is important to start exploring if there is anything psychological going on, maybe there is an issue around having some sort of unresolved conflict which can be about many things, finances...

Bradley Daniels, Clinical psychologist

Click on the link below to listen to how to help sort out a decrease in sex within a relationship:


This article first appeared on 702 : Talking Sex: How couples cope with differing sex drives


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