Women’s Sexual Health

Dare to go Bare

Make up plays a large role for many women, with some of us unable to leave the house without "putting our face on." However a recent study found that heterosexual men prefer women without make up. What if our flaws are exaggerated by our lack of confidence in ourselves and really aren’t flaws at all? If [...]

Faking the Big “O”

Recently The Sunday Telegraph conducted a “Let's Talk About Sex” survey which showed some interesting results. Of the over 1200 respondents, 74% of women claimed to have faked an orgasm during sex. Which leads to some interesting questions.  Why do some women fake their orgasms? What makes women feel as though they should fake an [...]

The Vaginal Vacuum

Frank Bongiorno is an expert in Australian History, and recently presented at the Australasian Institute of Sexual Health Medicine Inaugural Conference. He introduced an interesting historical character who had much to espouse regarding sex. William Chidley was a man from Melbourne, who spoke publically regarding the way in which people were having sex during the [...]

Body Image in the Bedroom

I strongly advocate for physical health, and yet sometimes acceptance can be more important than placing rigid rules upon oneself, which serve to limit or even hurt self-esteem. One of my friends has recently gained weight and reports that she feels the impediment, particularly in her movements – struggling to access bodily parts that were [...]

Female Sexual Desire

New research seems to be pointing towards a refreshed perspective of female sexual desire. What has always been known to be a complex and intricate aspect of feminine sexuality is slowly beginning to develop into an intriguing picture. Recent, and at times controversial research is indicating that in order for women to want sex, they [...]

Developing Differentiation – Becoming Independent within Relationships

There is a common theme emerging among Conscious Intimacy’s clients lately which has to do with control and power. Often relationships develop a power struggle with one party wanting to be seen as “right”, and usually it is both partners who want this award. More than that, this power struggle is often a bid for [...]