Mismatched libidos: What to do when you want different things (in bed)

You’re unstoppable, but your partner’s sex drive has flatlined. Or it’s the reverse and you’re not feeling any fire-in-the-pants. Or you love sensual massage marathons, mood lighting, silk sheets, and 48 minutes of foreplay, but they are more of a wham-bam-lets-do-it-in-my-Dodge-Ram kind of person.

Those scenarios can be frustrating and confusing, so we’ve collected a variety of articles from experts who can help.

Having read or watched all of this and more, here are three big take-aways we think everyone needs to remember:

  • If your lover’s libido takes a nosedive, don’t assume it’s because they’re no longer attracted to you. There are many causes that have nothing to do with you.
  • Talk about it in a supportive manner and learn what’s really going on.
  • See a professional if your relationship is suffering from loss of libido and you need additional help.

No matter what you’re going through, we’re rooting for you!


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