When the sex is gone

Duration: 14min 21sec Views: 1520 Submitted: 11.01.2021
Category: Babysitter
Kelly Gonsalves is a sex educator, relationship coach, and journalist. She received her journalism degree from Northwestern University, and her writings on sex, relationships, identity, and wellness have appeared at The Cut, Vice, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and elsewhere. What is sex supposed to look like in a long-term relationship? Chances are, if you're asking the question, your long-term relationship sex life is probably encountering some issues.

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Should You Stay in a Sexless Relationship?

Whether it is you or your partner who has lost interest in physical intimacy, this is a very distressing place to be. Loss of, or lowered desire, in one partner is the main reason couples seek out sex therapy, and a major contributor to break up and divorce. Your sex drive is a highly personal and sometimes transitory thing, it can ebb and flow in your life and can be found or lost so easily according to many complicated factors. The fact that our intimate lives are so unique to us and so very unpredictable can also make them very hard to talk about. Sex can be powerful enough to make you love someone, bring you together, and help you to repair a relationship.

We've stopped having sex

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This in turn puts added pressure on the situation, which only makes things worse. This means the mind is not having time to relax, causing many of us to lose sense of who we are. The solution: Space, both mental and physical, is a necessity for healthy sex lives.