Bridging the gap between sexual mismatch



It’s a common enough story – you can’t get enough of each other at the beginning of the relationship, but somewhere along the way that connection starts to wane. Practical, day-to-day factors (kids, work, money) can have an obvious impact, but often there are less visible, background features at play.

Our attitudes towards sex are highly individual and are created through lifelong emotional processes – little wonder then that these differences can affect our sexual connectedness and sense of intimacy.

This article by relationship therapist, Michael Salas, explores why couples face sexual mismatch and, crucially, how to take steps in bridging that gap.