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Episode Overview

On this episode of the Sexology Podcast, I’m joined by Sari Cooper as we talk about sexual avoidance.

After couples move in together, get married and start to feel like family, it can feel like the flame starts to diminish. This is where the roommate dilemma comes into play. You lose a sense of planning, anticipation and excitement.

Couples actually need some gap, some distance between them in order to see their partner anew. It’s important to see your partner in different ways and from different perspectives to keep things fresh and exciting. Each step, emotion and bit of anticipation fuels the fire is a part of the process. 

During this episode, we discuss differentiation, jealousy, distrust and sexual disorders that may contribute to unconscious avoidance of sex. 


  • Defining sexual avoidance  
  • Root causes of avoidance in couples
  • The period of limerence 
  • The notion of differentiation 
  • Distrust manifesting as jealousy
  • Sexual disorders that contribute to sexual avoidance

About Dr. Nazanin Moali

Dr. Nazanin Moali is a clinical psychologist, sex expert, sexologist and sex therapist in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Moali has helped couples and individuals overcome sexual concerns, including pornography addiction. Dr. Moali hosts confidential consultation sessions for clients and potential clients in her Torrance and Hermosa Beach offices. You can also book a session with her online, via a secure video-counseling platform.

About Sari Cooper, LCSW

Sari Cooper is the Director of Center for Love and Sex, a group practice specializing in sex therapy and sex coaching. She is also the creator of Sex Esteem, a company devoted to enriching people’s confidence and knowledge about their own or their kids’ sexuality through talks, webinars and her web show. Sari has appeared on CBS This Morning, Dr. Oz and featured in The Wall Street Journal, Women’s Health, Bustle, HuffPost and Vice Media.


For More Information

Website – http://www.centerforloveandsex.com


Sexology Podcast

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