This week’s #sexdrivestories is by the lovely Sensual Delights who writes a very heartfelt post about contraceptives (specifically the Mirena coil) and the impact on her sex drive…. *Guest post* My Sex Drive vs. the Mirena Coil So after much procrastinating over whether I should write this post and share a deeply personal as well as… Read More #sexdrivestories Lost: 1 x Sex Drive – If found please return to Owner
Recently I’ve realised that writing is a little bit like sex. Both are a space for expression- a chance to be creative, passionate, to find our own voice or way of being. Typing and thrusting can have the same urgency, a desire to find the right word, the right touch or position, the best way… Read More Losing your desire to have sex is like losing the desire to blog. Here’s how to combat both.
If you’re reading this post, it’s likely that you’ve already communicated with your partner in some way about your low desire. How did you handle it? Hopefully maturely, sensibly, and with lots of communication. If you’re anything like me, however, it will have gone terribly- crying, silence, denial, anger, frustration, sadness. It’s hard talking to… Read More “I’m shit at WANTING to have sex? Great, now lets have a conversation alllllll about it!”
If you’ve been following this blog for a while you’ll know that I’ve experienced issues with my sex drive for nearly three years now. The problem is mainly, being young (31!) but not ever really wanting or feeling bothered about sex. Lacking desire feels like you’ve lost that spark that makes you human. It’s tough,… Read More The five thieves of desire
I’m one of those people who can’t stop at just one bit of chocolate. How I envy the discipline of those people that just take an elegant mouse-like nibble, a normal plate portion, go out and “just have one”. But me? I’m an absolute in-or-out, all guns blazing, stuff my face, just come out of… Read More I survived the #Whole30! Here’s how I did it, and how it changed me for the better.
“The Power of the Snog”. Ever heard of it? This really is your best secret weapon in the fight against a low sex drive. It’s fairly straightforwards, I’ll show you how to deploy it… Step one: Take sex off the table. Discuss this with your partner and explain why you need this time, and that… Read More “The Power of the Snog”
According to the Telegraph, these are the top 50 signs that you take each other for granted in a relationship. Do you recognise any of these? The top 50 signs of being taken for granted Opting to sleep rather than having sex 2. Lack of ‘date nights’ 3. You forget to say “I love you”… Read More The top 50 signs of being taken for granted in a relationship
This is an extract of a great post by Miss Jezebella (check out her blog, it’s fab) on having polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and the impact on her sex drive. *Guest post* I’ve got Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS, for some background see this post). I’ve only had an official diagnosis of PCOS for 4 months now.… Read More #sexdrivestories OH SHIT, WHERE DID MY SEX DRIVE GO?
We’re often made to feel like self-love is this holy state of being. Like, oh shit, I’m enlightened, I love myself, I feel fucking fantastic 110% of the time. Maybe some people do. But for me, I think that’s bollocks. Because there’s some tough truths I’ve learned about self-love that no-one really tells you, but… Read More Self-love isn’t a state of being- it’s a process
As I write more and more about self-care and body love, I am drawn back to this wonderful article I discovered many many moons ago, and wanted to share it’s joy with you too. It was originally posted on www.egajones.com and I was terribly upset to see this is now a defunct website. So Ega… Read More 24 thoughtful tips on creating self-esteem