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Disagreements about sex? Time to talk

Updated: 11-10-2012

Over time, couples may find that their sexual needs change or get out of sync. Many factors can affect sexual desire, from stress, illness and aging to family, career and social commitments. When sexual issues arise, be open and honest with your partner about your needs and concerns. If your difficulties persist, it may be helpful to discuss your feelings with a counselor.

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