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It’s not just about sex….

Upset Woman | Relationship Therapy DenverOur therapists log a fair number of hours talking about sex.

How much sex couples are having. How little sex couples are having. What kind of sex couples want to have. You name it.

Most people who are married understand that sex is not just about the mechanics of intercourse but rather that sex is connected to so many more aspects of who we are as sensual, expressive, sexual being.

Unfortunately, very few of us have the words or language to talk about these depths and nuances of sex. 

We often hear ...

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Four Ways to Increase Sexual Desire

Sex Therapist in Denver COIt is quite common that couples in long-term committed relationships hit periods of time when one or both partners have low sex drive or desire for sex.

 

This is normal and to be expected for periods of weeks, months or for some even years. Yes, years. There are many many reasons why couples stop having sex despite their best efforts to stay engaged.

 

Not having sex is only a problem in the relationship if it is a problem for your and/or your partner. If your low desire ...

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4 Lessons ‘Vanilla’ Couples Can Learn from the BDSM Community

Sex Therapy Denver COI am working toward my certification in Sex Therapy right now which means lots of reading and classes related to sex, sexuality, and sexual expression. [How fun is that?!]

 

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to attend a workshop in Los Angeles with a world renown sex therapy educator and spend two days outside of the world of ‘vanilla’ sex and in the world of BDSM. The purpose of these kinds of trainings is to expose the clinician to LOTS of different sexual material in order to assess feelings, biases, judgments, ...

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Ashley Madison and What It Means For Your Relationship

Marriage Counseling Denver CO

There has been a lot of buzz this week about affairs after the Ashley Madison scandal that broke.

Channel 7 News Denver even interviewed our own Jenny Glick, MA, MSC, LMFT to get her take on the situation.

Sadly, much of the substance of the conversation with the reporter was edited out. Here is what you missed...

Question: What do you think about Northglenn and why so many cheaters live there?

Answer: First of all, I wouldn't call them 'cheaters' -- people who are married often experience periods of loneliness even depression in marriage. Reaching out to engage in an affair or other addictive behaviors is a symptom of a larger problem. Northglenn is probably ...

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15 Years Married and Here Is What I Have Learned

Couples Therapy Denver CO

My husband and I just celebrated 15 years of marriage last week. 

A milestone for any couple but a hard earned one for us (like for many many of you as well).

Here is some of what I have learned in my years of wedded…eh hum…’bliss’:

  1. It is just as important to love yourself as it is to love your partner.

  2. Love does not make a marriage work. Work makes a marriage work.

  3. Minding your own business (i.e. doing your own work) is the key to long-term happiness in marriage. [If you don’t get what this means, call ...

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I just found out my spouse is having an affair. What do I do?

Denver CO Couples Therapy

We get several calls a week from people who have just learned that their spouse has been having an affair. During these calls, I hear disbelief, pain, grief, and fury. All of these varying emotions are normal and to be expected.

 

Many people ask, “What do I do now?!”

 

When you have discovered or learned about ...

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