I have suffered with depression for around ten years, my sex drive is low and it is so rare for me to instigate sex.
My other half has to force his way on top Of me and even asked me last night 'why do I have to force you to have sex, you love it in the end'
He is right, I fight it and then I enjoy it. Am I alone in this situation?
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Reduced or loss of sex drive in women can be associated with anemia, hormonal derangements, hypoactive sexual desire disorder, medication use like antidepressants/anti-seizure drugs, pain during sex, inability to reach orgasm, diabetes, high blood pressure, neurological causes, alcohol use, too much of household chores & responsibilities, psychological causes, relationship issues, hyperprolactinemia etc. The exact cause for your symptoms can only be made out after careful evaluation. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination and further evaluation (including complete hormonal & blood work-up, ultrasound scan) to look for the underlying cause for the symptoms of loss of sex drive that you describe. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. Counseling sessions/couple therapy can also be of help.
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