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Oct 13, 2018 8:19 AM

Does anyone have advice on increasing sex drive? Since my symptoms start I went from 5-6 times a week to maybe 4 times a month. (My poor h7svand is a saint.) I'd love to hear what you've tried that works.

Oct 13, 2018 6:51 PM

Four times a month how lucky is he I live with someone who wants nothing and she is not ill

Oct 14, 2018 2:53 AM

I have the same problem. We have tried different positions to make it work. Some times I have to give up because of the pain, but other times we find the right position. I think you just have to experiment to find what’s working for you.

Oct 14, 2018 1:34 PM

Once a week is good enough for me, but as said it's good to experiment what works for you. For me some positions are too painful and the whole thing costs me a lot of energy. Good luck!

Oct 14, 2018 4:11 PM

Experiment 😉

Oct 16, 2018 8:06 PM

Reving up our sex drive when we know the big ‘O’ awaiting us is not going to happen, not while we are in so much pain that is, seems like a monumental task with no reward at the end. Talk with your partner about other ways you can share intimacy on the days your pain is tipping the scales. Feeling pretty, which is another hurdle when you have chronic pain, is essential and can give our libido a nice boost. For me, it’s taking a scented bath on the days I get my hair done with some ‘Let’s get it on’ music playing. Love Pantry also has many innovative devices today that please both partners and are quite fun to experiment with. Keep an open mind and tell yourself you deserve all the joys of intimacy in whatever form works for you.

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