Once upon a time there was a girl who lived on a diet of coffee, adrenaline and busyness. She worked in a somewhat un-fairy-tale-esque high pressured job in London, studied for an MA part-time and lived in a shabby shared flat in the East End. That girl was me. And unlike in the movies where… Read More Stress killed my sex drive. Here’s how I got it back…
Guest post- taken from “A Kink in the Bedroom” There, I said it: I don’t have sex with my husband. In the past three years, the number of times we’ve had sex could probably be counted on two hands…maybe even one. My therapist says it probably came from a trauma, and while I have no… Read More #sexdrivestories “I don’t have sex with my husband”
After watching a film called Sexology (which I’d thoroughly recommend despite the cheese) I realised that a HUGE part of sex is about letting go, relaxing, and just enjoying. One of the women in the film states: “In sex, you need to let yourself go… to the point of foolishness”. This resonated with me so deeply. It’s about… Read More “In sex, you need to let yourself go… to the point of foolishness”.
For some people (the chosen ones) caffeine does wonders. It helps boost mood, energy levels, productivity, for some fuckers it even boosts their sex drive. But sadly (cue sad violin music) for others, caffeine is a total bitch, and has links to a decreased sex drive. This is because… It can increase anxiety: Caffeine can… Read More I gave up coffee to see if it had an impact on my sex drive. Here’s what I found….
Stress is like a ninja. I’m sure you know the feeling. One minute you’re coping, bossing at life, merrily bumbling along. The next you’re tits deep in unread emails, missed calls, a full laundry basket, copious social plans and an empty bank account three days after pay day. Stress interrupts when you least expect it.… Read More 3 things I’ve learned about stress and my sex drive
Do you live life on autopilot- rushing around, always crazy busy, and rarely stopping to breathe? Is sex the last thing you need to tick off on an already long to-do list at the end of each day? Do you end up exhausted, flopping into bed and trying to get yourself psyched up for… Read More This is a major warning sign that you’ve become “too busy” for sex