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A 16-year-old female asked:

i'm having trouble with getting intimacy (physically) with person i love, i'd even rather avoid it! what is going on, or what can i do?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Speaking of love: Young love is such a tender delicate thing for some. Intense sexual drive has often been stronger in young men - even w/o the tender part. Not all, but more young women (16 is young!), feel conflicted about sex for lots of possible reasons. Try to tell him how you feel - not to take it as rejection and that you may just need time. Don't worry that there's something wrong w/ either of you. Best!

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