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What can I take for a low libido?

I fear that I have a low sex drive. My girlfriend tells me that it’s not normal for a man to want sex only once a week or once every two weeks. Is there a medication or natural supplement that will make me want sex more often?

Why isn’t my husband ever interested in sex?

My husband and I have been together for seven years, and he isn't interested in sex at all. He likes it about six times per year, but that’s all. He was tested and everything’s physically fine. It’s very hard on our marriage...I’m a sexual person and I would really like to be intimate with my husband. Please help, I don’t know what to do.

My husband doesn’t turn me on. Am I a lesbian?

I’m not that turned on by my husband of 17 years...but, for as long as I can remember, I’ve had fantasies about women. In my teens, I had a few experiences with girls, but not since then. I feel guilty that I don’t desire my husband and I’m confused. Am I a lesbian? I don’t know what to do.

My boyfriend’s lack of interest in sex is ruining our relationship. What can we do?

My boyfriend and I have been together for two years and generally have a good relationship. But for the last year, he’s not interested in sex. I didn’t know this happened to men and I feel discouraged and annoyed. We’re both in our early twenties. We used to be very sexually active but it seems as though sex is the last thing on his mind these days. I know he’s stressed, but sometimes he won’t even touch me for fear of turning me on. What do you suggest?

We’ve been married 33 years and sex is no longer satisfying. Why?

I have been married for 33 years. For the past several years, I have had problems keeping an erection with my wife. For a long time, she’s made up excuses not to join me in sex. I’ve slept on the couch, been depressed and been on medication. I cheated and told her about it. Now we’re trying to work it out and we’re seeing a therapist, but I can’t seem to get excited by her. I love her and feel depressed over the whole thing. What’s the problem?

I have spina bifida and epilepsy. My medications are known to lower libido. Is there a test to find out if mine is lowered?

I’m a man who was born with spinabifida, and I developed temporal lobe epilepsy at the age of 10. I’m in my late 30s now, and I don’t have a lot of interest in sex...so I’m reluctant to start relationships. I have been taking medication for epilepsy for the last 15 years, but I just found out that it can contribute to a low libido. How would I know if I have a low libido? Is there a way to test it? Just know this for sure would increase my confidence in relating to the opposite sex.

Is there a connection between diabetes and lower sex drive?

I’ve had Type 2 diabetes for a few years, and my sex drive just isn’t what it used to be. Is there a connection or could it be something else?

I’m a woman and I want to decrease my high libido for the sake of my low libido husband. Any suggestions?

My spouse works a lot and is usually too tired for sex. I, on the other hand, could go for it anywhere, anytime, all the time. So what can I do to decrease my sex drive so he doesn't have to feel like I always want to jump his bones? I want him to be happy and I am tired of being frustrated. Your help and advice are appreciated, thanks for your time.

Can depression medications cause low libido in men?

My boyfriend has been treated for depression for several years. Recently, he quit taking his medication to increase his sex drive, but that hasn’t worked. He hasn’t had sex in eight years. Is this something that will improve with time? What would you suggest?