Joan Marsman, M.Sc., RMFT

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Can an Affair be Helpful to a Marriage?

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I have seen many couples who seek marriage counselling or couples counselling after an affair has been discovered, disclosed or uncovered. The time immediately following the discovery is often the most painful time.

The betrayed partner is trying to digest the information, make sense of it and figure out what to do. The betrayer is back pedaling, apologizing and trying to explain. He or she may or may not be relieved the information has come to light.

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Low Sexual Desire; A Toronto Sex Therapist talks LSD

Are we having enough sex? Is our sex life normal? Every week another concerned couple arrives at my office with concerns about their sexual relationship. They may tell me that their relationship or sex life is no longer what it used to be. Some couples may not have been sexual for months or even years.

Low Sexual desire is a very common sexual concern and the most common causes seem to be relationship problems, where one member partner does not feel emotionally intimate or close his companion.

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