MEDIA: First dates: How to deal with post-lockdown intimacy anxiety and low libido

Post-pandemic Sex: Many of us are unsure how to navigate relationships in what feels like a new world. In this week’s Irish Times, I spoke with journalist, writer and editor Geraldine Walsh about post-pandemic sex and dating.

People are emotionally fatigued with online dating, the chatting, texting, being ghosted and the emotional whirlwind that comes with romantic first encounters online with potential love interests,” says Orlagh Reid, couples and relationship psychotherapist. “Not having the opportunity to physically date all through lockdown has left many singletons isolated. We are going to see a huge boom in traditional real live dating again with more and more people moving towards professional matchmaking services.

The full feature article is available to read on the Irish Times website – First dates: How to deal with post-lockdown intimacy anxiety and low libido

Orlagh Reid Psychotherapy

Orlagh Reid

Orlagh Reid is an IACP accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist, Addiction Counsellor, Gottman Couples Therapist and Fertility Counsellor in private practice based in Co. Kildare, Ireland and worldwide online via DOXY. She specialises in addiction, recovery, well-being and clinical sexology. To find out more or to book an online consultation visit www.orlaghreid.ie

Orlagh Reid Psychotherapy MIACP Therapy Ireland

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