Mental health and your sex life – How to save your sex life when you’re struggling

May 13,2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year, it seems more important than ever to address it.

These days, if you haven’t experienced your own struggles with mental health, you probably know someone who has.

And here’s the thing about mental health issues: they affect every aspect of your life, including your sex life.

Mental Health And Your Sex Life – How To Save Your Sex Life When You’re Struggling

Sex is one of the needs that’s first to go when you’re struggling with mental health. It just doesn’t feel as important when you’re having a really tough time. That’s completely understandable and valid.

That being said, you may still find yourself craving intimacy, even if the idea of sex sounds overwhelming. 

In today’s video, we discuss how mental health affects your sex life, and what you can do to ease yourself back into the swing of things.

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I'm Vanessa Marin, a sex therapist and writer specializing in helping you have more fun in the bedroom.

I have bachelor’s degrees in human sexuality and sociology from Brown University, and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. I’m also a licensed psychotherapist. I’ve been working in the sex therapy field since 2002 and have been featured by The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, and many more.

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