Laura Hoxworth February 20, at 2: The truth is, there is a myriad of factors that affect your sex drive: Not to mention that sex drive varies, naturally, among people. And the first step is understanding the cause s behind your lack of sex drive. Physical Causes There are plenty of physical causes that can be blamed.
Certain disorders that make sex painful can lead women to associate a roll in the hay with pain rather than pleasure, for example. But among college women, the most common are fatigue, alcohol, medications antidepressants are a common libido killer , and stress.
Many women complain of decreased desire while on hormonal birth control especially the Pill. A study found that women who used a hormonal method of birth control, particularly the Pill, had lower levels of sexual desire and arousal than women who chose non-hormonal methods like condoms or no contraceptives at all.
Sarah, a sophomore at Hofstra University, noticed a difference in her sex drive after beginning the Pill. Whenever we had alone time, we always had sex. The summer that I got on the Pill, we would be seeing each other constantly, but compared to summers past, there was far less sex. Whenever we were around each other, I was happy and comfortable, but I didn't feel horny. I've considered getting off of the Pill many times, but it is the method that fits my lifestyle and wallet the best.
I am considering getting an IUD, but I know that it can be painful to insert, and it is also expensive. But at this point, it would be great if I could get some of my sex drive back. I'm 21; I feel like I shouldn't feel this way until I'm Particularly for women, psychological factors are sometimes more important to a healthy libido than physical ones.
Guilt, societal pressure, and low self-esteem are a few of the typical psychological hang-ups that could be holding you back from enjoying the sex life you want. I don't want to be a frigid wife some day, or a frigid girlfriend right now for that matter, but I'm not even sure what to do to make all of these concerns go away.
Your doctor can help you find the best solution to get your sex life where you want it. In the meantime, here are five ways to help any college woman boost her libido: Eat right and exercise: A healthy sex life starts with being healthy in general. Not to mention that a solid workout and resulting endorphins will help you feel sexier than ever.
If your life is cluttered with class, internships, clubs, job applications, etc. Get in touch with your sexuality: Mix up your sex life: Sumber advises women to take off some pressure and find the fun in sex.