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Couples’ issues in sex therapy (Portuguese)

Couples’ issues in sex therapy (Portuguese)

The aim of this presentation is to discuss issues to be considered as so in couple’s sex psychotherapy. Besides sexual issues to be treated, there are other possibilities regarding the couple itself that must be considered, and generally is part of the therapy. Some major issues can be discussed: Sexual interaction diversity: There are some sexual expressions that became common among couples that seek a sexologist’s consultation.

Mainly related to paraphilias, those behaviors show the need of adequacy in the couples seeking psychotherapy. Male fetichistic transvestism, podophily. Other forms of interactions regarding sexual desire are de differences of amount of sexual coital frequency. Sexual communication within the couple: Usually couple’s psychotherapists hear patient/client refer “baby” talking when the individuals want to refer sexual issues and desires to their partners. The need of develop assertive communication skills must be taken into consideration while planning the couple’s psychotherapy. Extra-couple’s relationship – affective and/or sexual The terms in use regarding extra-couple’s relationships are generally moral biased, as such infidelity, treason, affair. . .Couples seeking for psychotherapy generally bring this issue to couple’s therapy. Planning the future If the couple cares to plan the future together, and keep doing it, revising the future plans every couple years, this plan of action fitting to solve individual needs will maintain the couple. Learn to plan ahead and in couple will easy the maintenance of the couple, and drive the psychotherapist to this same aim. Presentation includes recent data regarding those issues and psycho-therapeutic plans.

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