Author: Leandie Buys

Leandie Buys is a Relationship Therapist and Clinical Sexologist. Over the past 13 years, Leandie has built a thriving practice as a successful relationship therapist and clinical sexologist in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Leandie has helped thousands of couples in crisis to overcome their physical and relationship-based issues, and is passionate about her holistic approach to therapy which incorporates an individual’s physical environment, mental health, physical health, emotional health and sexual health.
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Divorced, single and ready to mingle? 7 Tips for successful dating after divorce

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by Leandie Buys

You cannot enter a new relationship if you are not healed from the hurt that divorce brings. You ...

Sex is extremely painful for me – is there something wrong?

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by Leandie Buys

If you think you might be suffering from vaginismus, please don’t suffer in silence. You are not abnormal, ...

Should you tell your partner about your one-night-stand?

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Waking up next to a stranger, the guilt is overwhelming. You’ve just betrayed your partner.

Schedule your sex life – Reigniting the intimacy in your relationship

Posted on Jun 12, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Make sure the kids have a baby sitter, book a nice dinner out, plan a sexy outfit, turn ...

Does a sexless marriage mean the relationship is doomed & does it lead to infidelity?

Posted on Jun 9, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Too often people assume that sex means love and no sex means no love.

3 Things that can have a major impact on your sex life & cause conflict in your relationship

Posted on Jun 5, 2020 by Leandie Buys

This is the story of Johan and Anna who had been married for a year and a half ...

Getting separated or divorced? How to break the news to your children

Posted on Jun 3, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Kids are extremely observant. They know when you and your partner are fighting (even if you keep your ...

Intimacy in relationships – How often is ‘normal’?

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Conflict over sex results in couples withdrawing from each other emotionally and physically. They talk less and become ...

Lockdown & your relationship: Are you fighting over who’s responsible for the kids?

Posted on May 17, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Before Lockdown, it may have been one parent’s main role to handle the kids, take them to school, ...

Lockdown & your relationship: How to handle going back to work

Posted on May 11, 2020 by Leandie Buys

As we go into the different levels of lockdown in the coming weeks, one or both of you ...

Making it work: How to share household responsibilities & decrease conflict

Posted on May 3, 2020 by Leandie Buys

This week, we’re going into Level 4 lockdown which allows us a little bit more freedom. One or ...

The top 6 qualities of a great life partner

Posted on Apr 29, 2020 by Leandie Buys

If you think that you and your partner need help to feel connected again, don’t be ashamed to ...

Quick tips for boosting the intimacy in your relationship

Posted on Apr 15, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Learn to listen to your partner and don’t dismiss the things they believe increase their desire.

How infertility impacts relationships – According to a relationship counsellor

Posted on Apr 8, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Dealing with the emotional and physical impact of infertility can have a devastating emotional effect on a relationship… ...

5 Ways to “spring clean” your relationship during lockdown

Posted on Mar 30, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Lockdown... 21 days at home, and nowhere to ‘escape’! How is your relationship going to survive this? You ...

Finding your way after infidelity

Posted on Mar 23, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Not only does an affair have a devastating effect on a marriage, but it also affects the emotional, ...

Real-life relationship resolutions for a better sex life in 2020

Posted on Jan 3, 2020 by Leandie Buys

If you want to make a difference in your relationship in 2020, then it’s time to write down ...

How you and your partner define love could make or break your relationship

Posted on Nov 17, 2019 by Leandie Buys

The difference in the way men and women perceive love is one of the biggest relationship issues I ...

Desire Discrepancy – When your libidos just don’t match

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 by Leandie Buys

Women’s libidos are affected by their emotions, their physical health, and their psychological health. Men’s libidos are less ...

Spring has sprung – Time to get rid of those relationship cobwebs

Posted on Sep 2, 2019 by Leandie Buys

How amazing it feels to see the sun rise earlier every morning and to know that we are ...

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