Middle age and menopause don't have to mean your sex life is impaired or worse, over. Heck, there are even solutions and treatments for sex after menopause.

But there can be additional challenges such as trying to find vaginal dryness relief, loss of libido or sexless marriage, crashing fatigue in menopause, even embarrassment over body changes that make us feel less than sexy.

Our menopause health clinic's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su, spends a lot of time at her practice helping women regain their vibrant sex lives, and one thing she does is recommend books by Dr. Laurie Mintz, particularly A Tired Woman's Guide to Passionate Sex.

In this podcast, Dr. Dunsmoor-Su got to chat directly with Dr. Mintz about all the things that can dampen the spark and how to reignite it.


If you need help reigniting your sex life, a menopause-certified health coach can be helpful. Book 30 minutes for your personal consultation with a health coach.

Dr. Laurie Mintz is a licensed psychologist in private practice and a tenured Professor at the University of Florida, where she teaches the Psychology of Human Sexuality to hundreds of undergraduate students each year.

Dr. Mintz has published over 50 research studies in academic journals and six chapters in academic books. She has received numerous professional and teaching awards. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, indicating that her work has had a positive national influence on the field of psychology.

Dr. Mintz is also the author of two popular press books—both written with the aim of empowering women sexually: Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters and How to Get It and A Tired Woman’s Guide to Passionate Sex: Reclaim Your Desire and Reignite Your Relationship.


Shannon Perry

May 2, 2020
Director of Programming & Media

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