Human beings are social and this is evident in the need for most people to look for a partner and become involved in a short or long-term relationship. For survivors of sexual abuse, their trauma is a violation of a human connection and this violation may impact the survivor’s ability to trust, be vulnerable, and […]Continue reading
Cancer and its treatments can not only have some major impacts on your sexual health, but it can also have a big impact on the way your sexual relationships function. Your providers may have gone over how cancer and its treatment can have an impact on things like sexual desire, arousal, orgasms, fertility, and even […]Continue reading
What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)? Intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pattern of manipulative or coercive behavior and control tactics used to emotionally, verbally, physically, sexually and/or economically abuse a current or former intimate partner or blood relation. This abuse is perpetrated in order to establish and maintain control over the victim. The onset […]Continue reading
At Rosy, we love to hear from our users and even women outside the Rosy community to learn what issues they’re experiencing and how we can best support women on their journey to sexual wellness. More recently, our team heard from cancer survivors the need for sexual health resources. Women who have or had cancer […]Continue reading
What do you do when lubrication seems to be the main issue with your lack of bedroom play?
Talking to your gynecologist about odors, itching or sex can seem daunting. We tackle 6 common questions you may be too embarrassed to ask.
Let’s face it: talking to your partner about sex can sometimes feel liberating– and other times it can feel really awkward and uncomfortable. Sex is not an easy subject to navigate, which is why talking about sex with our partners can seem downright daunting. Fortunately, communication isn’t necessarily all about talking. Non-verbal cues like moving […]Continue reading
If you are like many of the women in the Rosy community, you might be experiencing (what we call) the Valentine’s Day Dread. These women report that not only do they not look forward to February 14th, they actually have anxiety just thinking about it. Why would this be? What can women do to make the most out of this day?
When it comes to sex, we often hear about how we can be better. How can we be dynamite in bed? How can we intensify our orgasms? How can we deepen our partner’s pleasure? Literature in popular magazines tends to load us up on advice as to how we can advance our skills sexually and […]Continue reading
As a relationship and sex therapist who specializes in working with couples who have low-to-no sex relationships, I see many couples who struggle with desire discrepancy. Desire discrepancy? It’s a fancy term that basically means you and your partner have different levels of desire for sex. Specifically, your partner wants it a lot and you […]Continue reading