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Tag: sex drive

To shave or not to shave? That is the question.

To shave or not to shave? That is the question.

The boyf is coming home soon, and I’m sat here pondering my hairy legs. And fanny. And trying to decide what to do. I’m caught in a feminist dilemma: To shave, or not to shave? That is the question. I’m stuck into two minds. On […]

Are you having Brussel Sprout sex?

Are you having Brussel Sprout sex?

Let me clear up the title of this article. Not are you having sex with Brussel sprouts? (Don’t worry if this is you, I’m sure there is a corner of the internet dedicated to solely that!). No. This article is about Brussel sprout sex. Let […]

The dreaded chat: talking to your partner about sex drive issues…

The dreaded chat: talking to your partner about sex drive issues…

So. We’ve already established that you don’t necessarily have a LOW sex drive (for more info, read this post). It’s just different. But having a partner with an opposite level of sex drive, or a predominantly different type of sex drive (see this post) can […]

What it boils down to- the one word you use to describe your sex drive

What it boils down to- the one word you use to describe your sex drive

So after my post yesterday, I felt really shocked when I realised my reasons for having sex. All around us, we’re told that sex is about pleasure. And here’s little old me- only doing it because its whats expected of me. When was the last time you […]

Why do we have sex? I was shocked by my own reasons….

Why do we have sex? I was shocked by my own reasons….

Have you ever really thought about it? With the boyf away this week, my sex drive has taken a nose dive. I’ve had a lot of time on my hands to think, and what I’ve been pondering recently is about why we want to have […]

Why you should be skeptical about “quick fix” sex drive articles

Why you should be skeptical about “quick fix” sex drive articles

  Have you ever noticed most sex drive articles promise a lot? Most proclaim that if we follow their tips, we’ll be cured! They declare that “in 30 days we can trampoline our way to a better sex drive with their advice”. Or “after you read […]

Seven ways to reframe sex so it becomes essential to your wellbeing

Seven ways to reframe sex so it becomes essential to your wellbeing

    Lets be honest. Sometimes sex feels like a chore. Its late… the dogs watching… it feels like a lot of effort… you just want to go to sleep. It’s easy for it to fall to the bottom of your to-do list, or as […]

When to seek help about a low sex drive…

When to seek help about a low sex drive…

  According to science, about 40% of all women have at some point experienced “sexual dysfunction”. Its the elephant in the room that barely anyone is talking about! So, what if you think that you have a problem? Lets talk about what a diagnosis might […]

Here’s why your low sex drive might not be a medical problem…

Here’s why your low sex drive might not be a medical problem…

Its a genuine issue. So many women out there struggle with the label “low sex drive”. But what if we’re totally normal? And our sex drives just function in a different way to the male libido? *mic drop* The topic of low sex drive is […]

An Essential Guide To Understanding How We Get Turned On

An Essential Guide To Understanding How We Get Turned On

What do you think about when I say sexual health? Hands up if its STDs, pregnancy and contraception? Me too. But we ALL have a sexual health, just the same as our physical and mental health. Our sexual health also includes our “sexual wellbeing”. So although its […]