Pain During Sex, Shame, & Intimacy

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Posted: September 7, 2020

Estimated reading time: 50 minutes

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Pain During Sex, Shame, & Intimacy

Welcome to another illuminating episode of #MyCounselorLIVE! Today, we are honored to have Christian Therapist Melissa Abello as our special guest, poised to address a topic that touches on the deeply personal and often stigmatized aspects of human experience.

In this thought-provoking episode, Melissa Abello leads us through her poignant article, “When Sex Hurts: Shame.” This conversation takes us into the realm of an important but seldom-discussed issue – the physical and emotional pain that can accompany intimate relationships. Melissa will guide us through the complexities of this matter, delving into the role of shame, and providing insight into how we can heal and find healthier paths to intimacy.

However, our exploration doesn’t end there. Self-care, a vital aspect of mental and emotional well-being, is an area that Melissa Abello has expertise in. She’ll share her perspective on self-care, exploring the importance of nurturing our mental and emotional health, offering practical tips to incorporate self-care into our lives.

As always, we value your active participation, and your questions are at the heart of our discussion. Melissa Abello will be here to provide professional guidance and answers to your inquiries. Whether you’re seeking understanding and healing on the topic of intimate relationships, or looking to enhance your self-care routines, this episode promises to be a source of wisdom and practical solutions. Stay tuned for an enlightening and informative conversation with Christian Therapist Melissa Abello!

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This article is based on scientific evidence and clinical experience, written by a licensed professional and fact-checked by experts.

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Melissa Abello
Melissa Abello

Melissa Abello MA, LPC, has a Masters in Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), holding her license in Missouri.

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