Will Sex Therapy Help Me Get Over My Ex

Will Sex Therapy Help Me Get Over My Ex?

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By: Mark Goldberg, LCMFT, CST

Sex therapy is a type of counseling that is specifically focused on addressing sexual issues and concerns.

It is often used to help people overcome problems such as low libido, difficulty with orgasm, and difficulties with intimacy and communication in relationships.

One common reason that people seek out sex therapy is to help them get over their ex. It is natural to have a difficult time moving on after a breakup, especially if the relationship was long-term or particularly meaningful.

Often, people find that their sexual desires and behaviors are impacted after a breakup, and they may struggle with feeling confident and comfortable in their sexual relationships.

There are a few key ways in which sex therapy may be able to help someone get over their ex.

First, sex therapy can help people to identify and address any negative thought patterns or behaviors that may be impacting their sexual confidence and enjoyment.

For example, someone who is struggling to get over their ex may find that they have negative thoughts about themselves or their ex that are impacting their ability to feel sexually fulfilled. A sex therapist can work with the individual to help them identify these thoughts and develop strategies for managing them.

Second, sex therapy can help people to develop healthier communication skills when it comes to sex and relationships. After a breakup, it can be difficult to open up about one’s sexual desires and concerns, especially if the relationship ended on a negative note. A sex therapist can provide a safe and supportive space for individuals to discuss their feelings and work on improving their communication skills.

Third, sex therapy can help people to explore their sexual desires and interests in a safe and non-judgmental environment. For many people, getting over an ex involves finding ways to reconnect with their own sexuality and desires. A sex therapist can provide guidance and support as individuals work to rediscover their own sexual interests and preferences.

It’s important to note that sex therapy is not a quick fix, and it may take time for someone to fully get over their ex. However, for many people, the process of engaging in sex therapy can be a valuable part of the healing process after a breakup. It can provide a safe and supportive space to explore one’s feelings, identify and address negative thought patterns, and develop healthier communication skills and sexual habits.

Overall, sex therapy can be a helpful tool for someone who is trying to get over their ex and move on with their life. While it may not be the only solution, it can provide valuable support and guidance as individuals work to heal and find new ways to connect with their own sexuality and relationships.

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Article Updated – April 2023