Life happens, which means dry spells happen, am I right? No biggie—unless that dry spell morphs into more of a, well, severe drought. Can't remember the last time you wanted to have sex with your husband or partner? Factors like stress, time, and kids can seriously zap your sex drive. That said, you shouldn't just give up on your sex life forever. These stories encompass some of the most common reasons why women lose their sex drives.
Why Husbands Lose Interest in Sex
Why does my husband not want sex?
While you were dating and during the honeymoon years of your marriage , you lovebirds likely couldn't keep your hands off of each other. Physical attraction and sex are trademark signs of a healthy relationship, according to research published in the Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. But how does sexual intimacy between partners adapt with age? As men age, it's natural for them to experience a somewhat decreased sex drive, says Jeanne O'Connell , M. According to a review published in the Journal of Nurse Practitioners , sexual intimacy declines around age 45 and continues to decline with age. Physiological components can be at play, such as age-related changes in blood flow and shifts in hormones.
What to Do If Your Partner Has Lost Interest in Sex
If women can struggle with a low sex drive , then so can men. It's only fair, after all. And while it might be hard to pinpoint your S.
Is he unhappy? Is he having an affair? Life can get hectic, and as a result, sex can hit the backburner. Especially if you have kids, it might not be top of mind for him to come home from work and initiate sex right away.