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Sexual Desire Discrepancy and Sexual and Relationship Satisfaction among New Parents

By Emily Cote This post is a summary of our paper: Rosen, N. O., Bailey, K., & Muise, A. (2017). Degree and Direction of Sexual Desire Discrepancy are Linked to Sexual and Relationship Satisfaction in Couples Transitioning to Parenthood. The Journal of Sex Research,...

Couples Coping with Genito-Pelvic Pain: Do relationship goals impact experience of pain?

By Kat Merwin This blog summarizes our recently published paper: Rosen, N.O., Dewitte, M., Merwin, K. E., & Bergeron, S. (2017). Interpersonal Goals and Well-Being in Couples Coping with Genito-Pelvic Pain. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46, 2007-2019. doi:...

Pain during vaginal sex: A current issue among young women

By Reina Stewart For many people, sex is an important part of life. But what if sex hurts? What if it keeps hurting, but you continue to do it? Is this common for young women? These questions were explored in a recent study by Elmerstig, Wijma, and Swahnberg (2013)....

Emotion is My Middle Name

By Justin Dube When I was a little punk-rock-kid I loved this song about emotion. Then, during the third year of my undergrad, I took a course on emotion, and… I hated it. At the time, emotion seemed so nebulous, while other things (like vintage road bikes and Rock ‘n...

The Prevalence of Dyspareunia and Genito-Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

By Meghan Rossi Women experience a number of changes throughout pregnancy. One of these changes can include pain, specifically: Genito-Pelvic Pain Spontaneous or provoked pain in areas including the pelvis, vulva, perineum, vaginal opening, and inside the vagina...

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Meet Eva! 👋 She is an undergraduate student in the CaSH Lab, currently working on an independent research project on the psychological effects of pregnancy loss on couples' sexual and relationship wellbeing.

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Did you know that the months following birth are a very vulnerable time for new parents' sexual function? Learn more about the trajectory and factors involved in postpartum difficulties in this blog post! ➡️ https://buff.ly/2YvgfgA

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