My husband has a very low sex drive, and this has been a source of endless pain and frustration for me. I would love to have sex "only" once a week! Surprisingly, this reason is often overlooked. Prescription medications that belong on this list include antidepressants, tranquilizers, anti-ulcer drugs, diuretics, anti-hypertensives for high blood pressure , psychotropics for mental illness , opiates for pain and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories.
My husband refuses to address his low libido | Life and style | The Guardian
Email On your wedding day you assume you'll have a long future together filled with love, intimacy, maybe kids, and of course, sex. Cheryl Wolfe assumed sex would be part of her marriage. Marriage therapists estimate as many as 20 percent of couples are mired in low-sex or no-sex marriages, and surprisingly often it's the men, heterosexual men, who don't want sex. Wolfe ultimately left her husband because he lost sexual interest in her. In both cases it's the women who are frustrated that their sexual needs aren't being met by their husbands. Barrett said, "I feel like we're living like brother and sister, because we don't have sex.
When we do once, maybe twice a year , he is interested, but it is me who initiates it. We have argued a lot about this because I feel our relationship has turned into a friendship. We do love each other and this is the only problem we have, but it has had a serious impact on my self-confidence.
I could feel his pain. Every bit of him wanted to show how much he loved his wife, in every way, at every moment. That happened a couple weeks ago. I was speaking with a happily married man- who I know loves and adores his wife- and yet stress from work and other challenges were impairing him in an area he never would have expected. A doctor can help.