In all relationships, and even the healthiest of relationships, there are times when couples face challenges. The Menopause can be a time when couples face difficulties- there are many couples that don’t openly discuss menopause and this can cause difficulties in our relationships.
Women face many changes to their bodies, feelings & emotions during Menopause. Menopause is a completely natural part of life when hormones are changing, but many women can find this difficult or confusing. Experiences of Menopause are different for every woman. Women face a multitude of symptoms including loss of sex drive, hot flushes, brain fog, difficulty sleeping and weight gain, for example. This can be a very anxious and uncomfortable time for women. However, with good communication and understanding, couples can respond to the effects of menopausal symptoms and changing sexual desires.