Common assumptions distort the way many people look at sexand a sense of embarrassment prevents just as many people from talking about it…. But in reality, everyone has their own unique and individual sex drive, and that can change over time — even wax and wane over the course of a year! Unfortunately, though, when couples have mismatched sex drives, it can put a strain on the marriage — because one person may feel rejected, may be concerned that their spouse is no longer attracted to them, or simply because of a lack of sexual satisfaction.
Looking for a juicy summer read? Here, agony aunt Rhona McAuliffe shares advice with a reader from Cork, who fears she's not having enough sex to satisfy her husband. We both work full-time and have a busy life at home.
Are you a wife who wants sex more than your husband? This can feel so isolating. Their husbands, it seems, want sex all the time, right?
Editor's Note: Every Monday, Lori Gottlieb answers questions from readers about their problems, big and small. Have a question? Email her at dear. My husband and I have been married for three years.
What should I do? Because women in this situation defy the stereotype, they sometimes feel shame and inadequacy. I must not be pretty or sexy enough.
First of all, let me paint a picture for you. They need more, they need extra, they need sauce, they need a spoon instead of a fork, they need a napkin, they need, need, need. They hate getting their hair washed.
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Is your husband losing interest in sex and you can't figure out why, or what to do about it? Marriage therapist Michele Weiner Davis shares some insights she gained from talking to women about their sex lives, sex drives and dry spells. Are you a sex-starved wife?
Bestselling author and Today show and Oprah regular Michele Weiner Davis, is no stranger to private marital matters. Weiner Davis: A few years ago, I wrote a book called The Sex-Starved Marriage, where I described what happens in marriages where one spouse is desperately longing for more touch or more sex than the other. In that book, I devoted a mere seven pages to the unique challenges for women when they're the more highly sexed spouse.
A leading blog on the science of sex, love, and relationships, written by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller. Every Friday on the blog, I answer people's questions about sex, love, and relationships. This week's question comes from a female reader who isn't satisfied with the amount and type of sex she is having with her husband:.