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Exploring the Importance of Sexual Intimacy in Partnered Women

Exploring the Importance of Sexual Intimacy in Partnered Women

Are you a women in a current partnership that lacks sexual intimacy? This study seeks to understand the importance of sexual intimacy for women in partnerships.

Eligible participants will be asked to complete one online interview lasting 30-40 minutes. The interview will include questions about the lack of sexual intimacy in the relationship, feelings about this loss, and interpersonal supports.

All sexual orientations and types of partnerships are welcome.

Participant Eligibility

Partnered women ages 19-105 who have not had sexual intimacy in their relationship for one year or more. Additionally, the loss of intimacy is an area of concern or cause of personal distress.


Kristal Flaming
(402) 805-5139

Additional Study Details

Full Study Title
Sexual Bereavement in Partnered Women

Study ID: S22 014 DC IRB HS
Start Date: 05/13/2022
End Date: 01/30/2023

Kristal D. Flaming-Principle Investigator

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Study Site(s)

Doane University

303 N 52nd Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68504


Use the link below to send a message to the study coordinator, or call the number above to speak directly with a study representative.

I am interested in this research study.