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unhappykoger
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i just wanted to know how (if you are stressed out) do you get your sex drive back. since i have been stressed out i have not wanted to have any kind of sexual relations except on days when i am not stressed. it is really bothering my husband and he thinks that i am not sttracted to him and that is definitely not the case. any suggestions?
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ThisGuy
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When I was at university, I would go months with massive amounts of stress - tight deadlines, and lots of 18 hour days. My sex drive waned to almost zero, and I got extremely depressed.

Now, I'm randy as a rabbit! I just had to lose the pressure (graduate), and relax a bit. Take a weekend away or something, perhaps.

Talk to your husband - he'll probably understand if you don't feel like sex at the moment. He'll certainly understand it better than if you just roll over every night.

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Heather
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Koger,
Again, these are issues that are related to the depression you've been suffering through for a while now. And again, that's what you're going to have to address, it isn't just going to go away on its own, and neither are its symptoms (like a decreased libido).

When you do finally get to a therapist, be sure and mention this.


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Gumdrop Girl
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depression will also depress one's libido, definitely.

but during exam season, my libido tanks. same with my guy, so that works out okay since midterms and finals pretty much lineup -- except for me, who has a constant onslaught of midter exams.

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