She has been trained in counselling couples and has written numerous books, as well as answering questions from femail readers in her weekly column on the site.
This anonymous question was emailed to us earlier: Can bereavement affect a person's sex drive?
Mail online's sex and relationships expert Julia Cole was live online this week.
On rare, wonderful occasions, you’ll hear one character ask if the other has a condom, they’ll say ‘sure’ and then you see them reach into a bedside table. The general excuse for this is that romcoms and TV shows are meant to be fantasy, that viewers don’t want to see the real-life awkward bits – which, apparently, includes the safe sex chat.But contraception isn’t just kept in the shadows on fictional shows.During this week’s Love Island (are you watching it yet?My husband lost his mother eight months ago and is obviously grieving but our sex life has pretty much vanished since as well.I don't want to push him but I would like to find a way back to how we were before.