Women have varied and interrelated reasons
for desiring sexual activity and feeling sexually fulfilled. A woman's
sexuality is influenced by her physical, psychological, and emotional states.
Some causes of
sexual problems, such as medical conditions, may not
be within your control. But your emotional and psychological states are as
important as your physical state in influencing your sexuality. You can take
the following steps to help your sexual well-being.
Look after your overall health-both your
physical health and your emotional health.
your needs and desires to your partner.
Become familiar with your
own patterns and methods of sexual arousal, perhaps through
Try to separate your sexual life from the stresses of
daily life, such as economic, career, and partner
Understand that many women do not always have
orgasms during sex and that mutual pleasure can be a
satisfying focus of sexual intimacy.
Use plentiful lubrication for
your vagina to avoid the most common cause of painful
Enjoy tenderness and closeness, and avoid expectations
of reaching goals such as great sexual performances.