Women s sex drive drops after dating
Meston's book points out a few common culprits to look for when sex drive drops.She says birth control pills containing the active ingredients desogestrel or norgestimate have been shown to lower testosterone, a hormone that helps fuel arousal for both men and women.Today's twenty and thirtysomethings are among the first American women to grow up operating under that assumption.
Sometime during their second year together, Kathleen realized they hadn't had sex in a month. A month before her wedding last year, "my friend tried to stage an intervention," she says with a wry laugh.
For if converged on one point, it's that the modern woman isn't just entitled to sex.
She also wants it, enjoys it, and, by this point, should be pretty damned good at it.
When sex slumps, it's supposed to be a red flag, a sign that other things—intimacy, connectedness, romance—are on the way out, if they're not gone already. It's not that she thinks sex is somehow wrong or even unimportant; she just doesn't happen to want it.
And she's sick of hearing from society at large (see Drs.