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GONE OFF IT_ WHY ARE COUPLES NOT MAKING LOVE ANYMORE
Over 25 years’ experience as a couples and sex therapist the most common sexual problem that comes up in my practice is loss of desire. Many young people in marriages or committed relationships are not having sex.                                                                     For a pleasure-giving activity that is free and can take less than an hour the excuses sound flimsy. “Too busy” “too tired” “no time” “too much to do” “the baby” “the kids” “work” “stress” “I have to go to the supermarket, the gym, the school run, my parents”. This is real life, but why no sex?                                                                               People have unrealistic expectations about being in love, true romance and the passionate honeymoon phase. After a while this intense and exciting time has to transform into something a little calmer, from “in love” to “loving”.  You cannot maintain the pace year after year. You have to be a…