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Navigating Pain and Intimacy in the Postpartum Period

By Meghan Rossi Welcoming a new baby into your family is both an exciting and challenging time. For many parents it is a time of joy; however, some couples can experience unanticipated difficulties that are hard to navigate, both individually and as a couple. Pain...

Polyamory gaining acceptance as a co-parenting family.

According to Zosia Bielski in her Globe and Mail article 'Boring and normal’: The new frontier of polyamorous parenting (December 2 2018), the parenting issues for polyamorous families is not dissimilar to making blended families work. There is evidence to suggest...

What’s new and exciting in Canadian sexuality science?

by Samantha Dawson The lab just returned from another fabulous meeting of the leading national organization for sexuality science—the Canadian Sex Research Forum (CSRF). One of the best things about attending academic conferences is that you get to hear about the...

A Comparison of Goals for Having Sex in Couples with and without Vulvodynia

By Justin Dubé This post is a summary of our published articles: Dubé, J. P., Bergeron, S., Muise, A., Impett, E. A., & Rosen, N. O. (2017). A comparison of approach and avoidance sexual goals in couples with vulvodynia and community controls. The journal of...

#PostBabyHankyPanky: Sharing our Knowledge about Sexuality During the Transition to Parenthood

    By: Megan Muise, Research Co-ordinator Welcoming a new baby into the family is often a time filled with joy and excitement for couples. During this time couples are also faced with many new challenges, including strain on their romantic and sexual relationship....

The surface layer of vaginal epithelium sheds every 4 hours and the dead cells act as a decoy for bacteria. The dead cells and accompanying bacteria are constantly removed. Vaginal discharge is an evolutionary marvel.

Touch is one of the keys to a happy and healthy long-term relationship. Adding more touch into your relationship has the potential to both prevent and resolve sexual difficulties.

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