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Nov 20, 2023

Deconstruction can be an exciting time for folks. We read new books. We explore the world and build relationships with a more diverse group of people.

The world gets bigger. We see numerous amounts of options for living a happy life.

However, especially for folks in long-term relationships, deconstruction can result in...

Nov 13, 2023

Desire discrepancy is a set of differences about the quantity, quality, or types of experiences that a couple or a group want to have.

As we mentioned in the last episode, desire discrepancy is not inherently a source of conflict. The difficulty or inability to negotiate these differences is what leads to conflict.


Nov 1, 2023

Desire discrepancy is one of the most common challenges that we see in sex therapy. 

Desire discrepancy is ultimately a difference in a couple or a group's interest in frequency, quality, or types of sexual interactions.

Desire discrepancy does not necessitate conflict. Conflict occurs when folks are unable to manage...