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Valerie Padd, RN, BSN


Postpartum Intimacy Part 2: Setting the Mood

March 6, 2017 | Valerie Padd, RN, BSN

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Hopefully you’ve made time to experiment with “shifting roles”. This seemingly straightforward exercise has worked for many clients who have sought formal counseling due to distress with intimacy and sexual health concerns after giving birth. I encourage you to …


Postpartum Intimacy Part 1: Shifting Roles

February 6, 2017 | Valerie Padd, RN, BSN

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Often the resolution to make time to cultivate intimacy in your marriage or the intention of setting regular date nights with your partner isn’t always a top priority. Realistically, the effort towards working on your sexual relationship is constantly upstaged …


Sexual Appetite: His & Hers

December 6, 2016 | Valerie Padd, RN, BSN

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Emotionally driven or a desire for connection, a physical outlet or a dose of affection, high on testosterone or a need for closeness? The sexual appetites of men and women have been mismatched since the beginning of time (me Tarzan; …


Weak or Absent Orgasms

August 1, 2016 | Valerie Padd, RN, BSN

Oh where, oh where did my orgasm go?
Most women are able to experience orgasm. However, orgasms can feel differently depending on any number of factors: method of stimulation, solo play or partner sex, and where you are in your …