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Boyfriend Sex Drive Problem
A call for therapy: Hopefully, this situation has not gone far for a good Marital Therapist to guide you both toward a way to answer this ring-tone. (sorry for the puns). But before things get worse between you, consider couple's sessions and possibly sex-therapy. I may be hard not to be hurt and angry, but if you can, it will help. If things are already too bad - you still can benefit from individual counseling. ...Read more
Heart and Mind: It's a broad and important topic but in general, control what you can. Cardiovascular health is so important in keeping all vessels flowing. A low sex drive can be a manifestation of medical and psychiatric conditions but simply maintaining it is a function of your overall wellness and quality of your intimate relationship. ...Read more
Girlfriend is on nexplanon for her endometriosis and killed her sex drive what can we do to bring her sex drive back?
Discuss with the GYN: Regarding cutting down the dose or replacing with a new meds. Take care! ...Read more
It may: Anal receptive sex carries a # of risks. Trauma can lead to rectal prolapse, anal fissure, tearing of tissues, ^ hemorrhoid sxs ; anodyspareunia (pain). Unprotected anal receptive sex has ^ risk for transmission of infections due to rectal microorganisms as well std's due to tearing of delicate tissues. Anilingus (oral – anal sex) is also associated w potential transmission of infections. ...Read more
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Well, 41 isn't that: young, but I agree that you should have at least a normal sex drive for your age. But, what is normal. Studies show that sex drive varies widely at all ages, so you might first go to your MD for a hormone check. Then ask yourself about your sex history--any bad things happen? What does sex mean to you? How's your overall health, as sexual energy correlates with overall physical well-being ...Read more
Medical review: libido has diverse causes and hence have diverse ways of management, the main causes can be physical: medical conditions and medications, vaginal atrophy and substance use, other factors can be psychological particularly stress, depression or PTSD It can also be relationship related problems A reasonable starting point is seeing your doctor for medical check and counseling ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my boyfriend have gotten gonorrhea (&passed it to me) by having unprotected oral sex?Or does it necesarrily mean he had unprotected sex?
More info needed: Thanks for your question! Gonorrhea is generally confined to the genital area, but I have seen cases where it spreads to different parts of the body. Only once have a seen a case where someone had gonorrhea in the throat (this was initial presentation). Most likely it is from unprotected intercourse. ...Read more
Couple's time: Hormone changes during pregnancy, just after having a baby and during breast-feeding can put a damper on sex drive. Fatigue, changes in body image and the pressures of caring for a new baby can all contribute to changes in sexual desire. Hiring an sitter to care for your children while you and your partner work on your relationship via adult activities may help rekindle the desire. ...Read more
My girlfriend wants to know whether waking up sexually aroused is normal. She never had sex or masturbated but gets orgasm from sex thoughts. ?
Sounds normal: Sexual feelings and arousal are very different from one person or another. What's common and normal in one person may be atypical in another. There is nothing abnormal in your girlfriend's experiences or feelings. She sounds entirely healthy, even if different from you. ...Read more
My husband prefers masturbating over sex with me! yes I have gained some weight..But sex is non existant. He tells me he has no drive yet he masturbat?
Depends: This can be frustrating and is not acceptable. If persists would try open and calm discussion about how to solve the problem together. Next step is counselor. There is a good book by mcknight called love tactics, that teach how to cultivate love and affection. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex w/guy #1 on may 7 and he ejaculated inside of me, i then had unprotected sex may 8 w/guy #2 we didn't finish so he didn't cum?
I'm 23, I have one child. After i gave birth, my sex drive decreased. I especially have a decrease drive during my "fertile period". Why? Ttc also!
Decreased libido: Women's sex drive is more linked to the emotional state than man's ..... If you feel like you are not loved, respected, like you are not able to communicate with your partner... Libido is the first to go... Stress and exhaustion also play a big role for women... Take the time to get away with your partner... Stop and truly communicate with one another... Check out marraigetoday.Com .. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Girlfriend cant feel any pleasure during sexual intercourse, she never has had with anyone. Her cliterous is VERY sensitive. No sex drive either?
Relationship Turmoil: I understand your unhappiness about lack of sexual intimacy with your Girlfriend. It is likely that her symptoms are due to traumatic experiences causing intense hurt, sadness, anxiety, fear and resentment leading to Depression. Have Heart to Heart talk with her about need for Emotional, Physical and Sexual Intimacy; and to see a Therapist for Individual Therapy and Relationship Therapy. ...Read more