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Runtime: 1 hour, 27 minutes
For episode 6, we will be discussing the popular topic of sex after a spinal cord injury. Sex can change drastically after paralysis, but it doesn’t mean an end to a satisfying sex life. Many people with SCI re-discover the joy of sex post-injury and find new ways to enjoy it again. We will talk to three experienced individuals with SCI to see how their sex lives have evolved and they’ll also share any tips and practical advice they have to share.
Our first guest is a high level male quadriplegic. He gives us insight into sex and dating with limited upper-body mobility. From the importance of kissing and spontaneity to position advice and why his tilt wheelchair comes in handy, he shares incredibly helpful information for men with a high cervical injury.
Danny Ruiz is a male paraplegic and father. Injured over 30 years ago, Danny is well-versed in a healthy sex life with a SCI. He shares what erectile dysfunction medication has worked for him and talks about his time as a test subject for the Miami Project SCI male fertility program. To talk to Danny, find him on Facebook.
A longtime C7 quadriplegic since her car accident as a teenager and now 39 years old and a mom, Monique shares what her sex life has been like post-injury, as well as her insecurities and how she’s overcome them. She also shares how pleasure is still possible with limited sensation.
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