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Okehampton News

  Relate thanks the Trustees of Okehampton United Charities, once again, for their continued support of our services in Okehampton. Thanks to their grant, we have expanded our services, and are now offering three morning hours of counselling in the Ockment Centre and six evening appointments on different days. The counsellors specialise in relationship therapy for couples and single people, Family therapy and new to Okehampton…… Counselling for Children. Our new childrens’ counsellor, Hayley is offering appointments post school and into the evening.   For all queries or to make an appointment please e-mail reception.exeter@relate.org.uk or telephone: 03007729681

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Almost a quarter of people in the South West are dissatisfied with their sex life

Almost a quarter (24 percent) of people in the South West of England are dissatisfied with their sex life and over a third (36 percent) have experienced a sexual problem according to new figures from Relate Exeter and District.  The same study found that just under a fifth (18 percent) of people living in the South West said that low libido or differing sex drives is placing a strain on their relationship.    The figures are taken from a report by Relate and Relationships Scotland, Let’s talk about sex. The UK wide study included over 5000 respondents, 495 of whom were from the South West. With sexual satisfaction strongly linked to overall relationship quality and health and wellbeing, Relate Exeter and District is encouraging people in Devon and Somerset to talk more openly about sex and to seek support early on if they are unhappy with their sex life.  Relate Sex Therapist, Veronica Beckett  at Relate Exeter and District said: “It’s a shame that so many people in the South West are dissatisfied with their sex life, particularly as this can have a knock on effect on relationships and overall wellbeing.  Part of the problem here is that many couples…

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