0:00- Early life and career; becoming a Licensed Sex Therapist
12:49- Why church members find it hard to talk about sex
12:53- Laura answers questions:
When one partner has greater sexual desire that the other
23:32- Remarried later in life- post menopause
25:05- Within the church- “no, no, no to go, go, go”
29:29- Speaking to children/young adults about sex
33:17- Sexual self-master
40:58- How often should couples have sex
43:34- Body image and intimacy; Discussing sexual likes and dislikes
54:51- Keeping intimacy alive while caring for young children
1:01:39- Ending questions
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Laura M. Brotherson, LMFT, CST, CFLE
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Sex Therapist (CST), Laura M. Brotherson is the founder of The Marital Intimacy Institute with a mission to help couples create “sextraordinary” marriages. She counsels with individuals, couples and families in private practice (and online) and is passionate about helping couples navigate the intricacies of intimacy—specializing in healthy sexuality, sex therapy, and sex addiction.
Laura shares her passion for building strong marriages and families as the author of the best-selling books, And They Were Not Ashamed: Strengthening Marriage through Sexual Fulfillment, Knowing HER Intimately: 12 Keys for Creating a Sextraordinary Marriage, and her latest book From Honeymoon to Happily Ever After: 23 Keys to Prepare for a Sextraordinary Marriage.
As a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE), Laura is also actively engaged in providing marriage education through Couples Cruises, articles, newsletters, radio and television broadcasts, “The Marital Intimacy Show” podcast, and presenting at conferences and workshops. Laura is a regular contributor to the KSL Television “Studio 5” morning show. She and her husband, Kevin, are faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have been married 29 years, have three grown children and are the founders of StrengtheningMarriage.com—your trusted resource for education, products and services to strengthen marriages… intimately!