<p>Middle age and menopause don't have to mean your sex life is impaired or worse, over. Heck, there are even solutions and <a href="https://gennev.com/education/sex-after-menopause">treatments for sex after menopause</a>.</p>
<p>But there can be additional challenges such as trying to find <a href="https://gennev.com/education/feminine-dryness-remedies" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">vaginal dryness relief</a>, loss of libido or <a href="https://gennev.com/education/divorce-and-sexless-marriage" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">sexless marriage</a>, <a href="https://gennev.com/education/menopause-and-fatigue" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">crashing fatigue in menopause</a>, even embarrassment over body changes that make us feel less than sexy.&nbsp;</p>
<p>Our <a href="https://gennev.com/" target="_blank">menopause health center's</a> 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 <em>A Tired Woman's Guide to Passionate Sex</em>.&nbsp;</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p><i>If you need help reigniting your sex life, a menopause-certified health coach can be helpful. Book 30 minutes for your</i><a href="https://gennev.com/plans?productId=ckex2ogns0kef0177y8uiv483"><span class="s1"><i>&nbsp;personal consultation with a health coach</i></span></a><i>.</i></p>
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<p><a href="https://www.drlauriemintz.com/">Dr. Laurie Mintz</a> is a licensed psychologist in private practice and a tenured Professor at the University of Florida, where she teaches the&nbsp;Psychology of Human Sexuality&nbsp;to hundreds of undergraduate students each year.</p>
<p>Dr. Mintz has published over 50&nbsp;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.&nbsp;</p>
<p>Dr. Mintz is also the author of two popular press books&mdash;both written with the aim of empowering women sexually: <a href="https://www.drlauriemintz.com/becoming-cliterate" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><em><span style="color: windowtext; text-decoration: none;">Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters and How to Get It</span></em>&nbsp;</a> and<em>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.drlauriemintz.com/a-tired-womans-guide-to-passionate-" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">A Tired Woman&rsquo;s Guide to Passionate Sex: Reclaim Your Desire and Reignite Your Relationship.</a></em></p>
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Shannon Perry

May 2, 2020
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