Getting back to intimacy after sexual assault

When she was in her early twenties, Sasha was raped by the friend of a friend who forced himself on her as she lay half asleep on the sofa at her mate’s student house. The next day, Sasha’s boyfriend arrived in the same city to start the same university as her. The two of them had planned for this to be the start of the next stage of their relationship together, and were excited at the prospect of no longer having to do long distance.

There’s no right way to enjoy sex: understanding anorgasmia

What defines perfect sex? The image that pops into your mind is likely to be a long sex act filled with passion, ultimately ending with a mind-blowing and intense orgasm. Or at least that’s how it always seems to be in films or books. But what if you can’t reach orgasm some of the time, or most of the time?