With a better understanding of women's feelings about sex and intimacy, you could help rekindle her desire.First, men and women differ in their sexual response: Men are more easily and clearly aroused (with an erection) by visual stimulation, while women's sexual desire and arousal are less obvious and rely more on emotional or environmental stimulation.Sexual dysfunction, like sexual response, also differs between the sexes: In women, it can be subtle and individualized, unlike in men, where it can be a more obvious problem, like the inability to maintain an erection.
No matter how prevalent sexual dysfunction is, or isn't, a sexual problem is not considered sexual dysfunction in a woman unless she is distressed about or dissatisfied with her sex life.
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Cybersex Personal Health: First Step Is Recognizing the Signs of Internet Abuse (May 16, 2000) Related Articles Health: Behavior Health Columns The New York Times on the Web: Science/Health Forum Join a Discussion on Mental Health and Treatment ex is the hottest topic among adult users of the Internet, with studies showing that fully a third of all visits directed to sexually oriented Web sites, chat rooms and news groups. And it's very difficult to treat because the people affected don't want to give it up." Those most strongly hooked on Internet sex are likely to spend hours each day masturbating to pornographic images or having "mutual" online sex with someone contacted through a chat room.
For most people these forays into cybersex are relatively harmless recreational pursuits, but experts in the field say that the affordability, accessibility and anonymity of the Internet are fueling a brand new psychological disorder -- cybersex addiction -- that appears to be spreading with astonishing rapidity and bringing turmoil to the lives of those affected. Occasionally, they progress to off-line affairs with sex partners they meet online. Al Cooper of Stanford, who has conducted the largest and most detailed survey of online sex, calls the Net "the crack cocaine of sexual compulsivity." The survey, conducted online among 9,265 men and women who admitted surfing the Net for sexually oriented sites, indicated that at least 1 percent were already seriously hooked on online sex.
Monday, May 05, 2014 If the spark in your relationship seems to have fizzled, you're probably wondering what happened. Did you do something, or is there a problem between you?
Or could it be possible that her dampened desire has nothing to do with the state of your relationship, and that she may be experiencing female sexual dysfunction?