I'm married to a man who is physically disabled and "passive" in bed. I get frustrated sometimes at the lack of spice and activity in our sex life. Can you offer any advice? There can be a surprising bonus when the presence of a disability limits mobility, because it forces a couple to be more creative. Have a frank discussion with your husband about what is possible for him and brainstorm about new ways to have sex.
When you're physically disabled, sex can be a touchy subject. No matter what kind of disability you have, having a disability can sometimes make sex difficult physically and even emotionally. When I became physically disabled due to a rare, incurable bone disease, I found that my favorite, go-to sex position was no longer achievable. Having a physical disability made a lot of things about sex awkward or uncomfortable, which really hurt my self-confidence and self-esteem in a way that I wasn't expecting at all. So, how does a disabled person take charge of their sexuality and enjoy themselves? What are some ways that disabled people can physically be comfortable during sex?
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I was a pretty typical teenager when it came to sex. I wanted it and wanted to know more about it. The results were terrifying. However, if one of you has a body that moves differently, this can be especially key.
Email address:. Ignorance abounds because of narrow depictions of living with a disability. Nowhere is this more evident than when it comes to sex. To counter this, people such as disability awareness consultant Andrew Gurza are driving candid conversations about sex and sexuality.