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I like sex but he wants it way more than me. What can I do?

Surprisingly mismatched sex drives have little to do with libido.

Look through this list of eight typical sex dampeners to see if any fit your situation.
Body issues
Over 80% of women have poor body confidence and don’t feel sexy under the sheets.

Prolonged unresolved arguments
Holding onto anger puts a big wet blanket on your sex drive.

Power struggles
Usually the person who wants less sex is in control of the sex. The more he ‘bugs’ you to have sex, the more you dig in your heels and refuse.

Big points of unrest and change
Receiving a promotion, having a baby, or moving creates big upheavals and bad sex habits are created.

Boring sex
Get on, get in, get off. Repeat every week or two. Yawn. Reading a book is more stimulating.

The natural ebb and flow of life
Everyone goes through good and bad points. Over time, it gets tricky to constantly realign two people’s ebbs and flows.

Different priorities
Day-to-day stresses means the priority is taken off our partner.

Health problems like depression, medical issues, or medication.

If you’ve said yes to any of these, it’s time to stop relying on your libido to make sex happen. Your first step: communicate what you can do to make sex suitable for both of you.

Great Sex Tip
It’s important to schedule sex as it alleviates hard feelings over initiation and frequency.


Dr. Trina Read is a leading relationship and sexual health expert and educator. She is a best selling author, media expert, syndicated blogger, international speaker, magazine columnist, and spokeswoman. Sign up for your free monthly newsletter filled with expert videos, articles, blogs and podcasts at Best Sex Tips Ever.com. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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