Care recipient (cr) is depressed because of diminished sexual contact with spouse

Try: #give the cr permission to talk about importance of sexuality by asking questions or listening in a matter-of-fact non-jugmental way think about how loss of sexual contact may affect the cr #the more comfortable you can be with the subject the more comfortable the cr will feel talking with you #remember that sexual contact brings couples together and tends to promote well-being if a cr is interested in reconnecting sexually with a partner suggest that the cr speak openly to the partner about feelings or questions and that the cr begin contact with non-sexual physical affection or courtship

Materials: Safe environment for discussion

Categories: Sexuality Intimacy, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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