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How Do You Reduce Sex Drive In Teenage Girls
Make Good Choices: The libido (or, "sex drive") is a natural component of our physiology. It is not a good idea to try and artificially reduce the libido, since this can have adverse physiological and psychological affects later in life. If a teen is having trouble with their sexual urges, it is best to have a conversation about making good choices. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do you think that mens sex drive stays the same while women over a certain age lose their sex drive?
Drive may stay but: In men performance dwindles over time. Peak years for men are late teens and through the twenties and maybe early thirties. In women their peak years are about early to mid thirties. Women vary in their interest in sex more widely than men for reasons that include past sexual history, if they have children or not and how good relationships with men are. Men lose performance mostly, women interest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fantasize fat girls n my wife is skinny hence no sex drive and ed. How can a psychologist help me. As m not able to get satisfied with her sexually?
Skinny vs fat: It sounds like you're making it your wife's problem [being 'skinny'] that you feel "no sex drive and ed" with her. A psychologist or sex therapist might be able to help you understand that there's more to sexual attraction than the shape or size of one's body. Was your wife heavier when you first met her? It seems you have plenty to discuss in therapy, and perhaps your relationship could grow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The right partner: No pill you can take will enhance your desire or ability to be a superior lover as staying physically fit and finding a person with whom you are truly happy. If you have someone now, cultivate the relationship on every level. Keep looking, be selective, and remember this is very much worth waiting for. ...Read more
Can I do anything to increase my sex drive? 20 y/o female, used to use birth control, used to have higher sex drive
No: Teens' hormones change. Period. It will happen with or without a girlfriend. ...Read more
Relationship: I'm going to assume that you do not have some health problem that is causing erectile dysfunction, such as a prolactinoma or hemochromatosis. I'll assume you have no conflicts about what images / movies / thoughts you choose to enjoy. The key to quality in this aspect of your life is a relationship with another human being where each enjoys the other's company ; try to please each other. ...Read more
See below: There is a gradual decline in libido in both women and men as they age, especially, after age 70. Women are more prone than men to experience what is called 'hypoactive sexual desire disorder'. Stress, fatigue, depression, changes in the brain, dissatisfaction with a relationship, lack of desire for a partner, medication side effects, and medical conditions and illnesses including low T contribute ...Read more
Health, Meds, Psych: Low sexual desire is one of the more difficult disorders to treat.First, you should have your hormone levels checked. Also, have a doc take a look at your general health, medical conditions & medications you may be taking as they can have effect, also.If all that checks out, you might consider seeing a certified sex therapist who can help you look at your history and relationship factors for clues ...Read more
Here's some ways...: Time spent flirting, touching, caressing & kissing is time well spent. 1) longer foreplay is needed to accomplish strong & solid erection as men age. 2) penetration isn't all there is to good sex, nor is it even necessary. See how a session of non-intercourse sex works for you. 3) oral sex is a form of foreplay too! 4) adopt a fun mindset: have fun with your foreplay! fun leads to good sex. ...Read more
How do ovarian cysts affect a person's sex drive? Do they increase or decrease a woman's sex drive?
Children : I am guessing from your question that you have a religious need to want to avoid sexual urges for any purpose other than procreation. That is a personal choice, not a medical need. Children tend to cause a decrease in sexual activity because they are demanding of your time and energy. Medications such as ssris can decrease your sex drive. I don't recommend that but it might work. ...Read more
No such thing: There's no such thing as masturbation "ruining" one's sex drive. For a young person, masturbation can be a great idea. It familiarizes a young woman with her body and how her sex organs work, what pleases her, etc. In this way, she can communicate what pleases her and what doesn't to her partners. Communication is one of the most important aspects of having a healthy sex life. ...Read more
Not had sex in 10+ years due to sexual abuse, (flashbacks)have a caring man in my life want to have sex, how do I get past the flashbacks, to do it ?
Difficult: That is a very difficult situation to be in. Sexual abuse can leave lifetime scars, and of course cause PTSD. However, with counseling and possibly medication it is something that can be dealt with and overcome. My suggestion would be to search for specialists in your area who deal with sexual abuse issues and PTSD and start a relationship with them. ...Read more
Sexy Thoughts: Antidepressants may interfere with your sex drive, but sex really starts between the ears - with your brain! So you may have to think sexy thoughts! You can get creative; read sexy literature with your partner, engage in some tantalizing texts during to day of what's to come later on...You may have to up the ante a little to get stimulated-just keep talking with your partner, say what turns you on ...Read more
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