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High Sex Drive

Unread postby jenny01 » Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:36 pm

Hey so lately I've had a really high sex drive and idk why. When my mom gave me the "talk" I thought it was super disgusting. But all of a sudden I want someone inside of me. I'm on birth control for epilepsy. Would the birth control be making me crave sex?

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Re: High Sex Drive

Unread postby Heather » Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:32 pm

No, that’s not a thing that birth control methods do.

It’s more likely that you have interest in sex for some of the same reasons people most often do, some of which is chemical — our own bodies produce those neuro chemical substances, we don’t need pills for that — some is social, some is about intellectual curiosity and pleasure, comfort and sensation seeking.

I don’t know what your Mom talked to you about, but I’m sorry it made you feel uncomfortable. Sometimes that happens even when parents have the very best intentions.
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jenny01
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Re: High Sex Drive

Unread postby jenny01 » Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:57 pm

Is it bad that I'm craving sex?

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Re: High Sex Drive

Unread postby Heather » Thu Mar 11, 2021 3:12 pm

Nope! There's nothing wrong with having a desire to be sexual just like there's nothing wrong with having a desire to eat something good, or go for a swim or take a nap. Sexual desire is something that's just a really common part of being human.
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Re: High Sex Drive

Unread postby jenny01 » Thu Mar 11, 2021 3:30 pm

Ok thank you! I feel better now.

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Re: High Sex Drive

Unread postby Heather » Thu Mar 11, 2021 3:37 pm

You're welcome. :)
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