February 25


5 Psychological Facts about Sex & Mental Health

By admin

February 25, 2023

Fitness, Health & Fitness

Mental health and sex are strongly connected in many fascinating ways. With our sex life, affecting our mental health and our mental health affecting our sex life, there are a lot of interesting facts to learn about the two together. Our mental health play a large part in how we experience sex and vice versa. So, in this video, we’ll be exploring five psychological facts about sex and mental health.

We also made a video on the benefits of sex here: https://youtu.be/5xie-potD08 Be sure to check it out!

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Script Editor: Caitlin McColl
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Voice Over: Drew Baillie
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