The dilemma I am in my early twenties and my boyfriend of two and a half years is eight years older. Is there anything I can do to help myself just get used to it?
Why am I not surprised that this letter is from a woman?
My girlfriend has no sex drive comment aside they were wonderful embodiments of youthful zest and beauty, chatting 19 to the dozen as they meandered their way through a multitude of topics, expressing confident opinions about most other aspects of their lives.
Yet when it came to self-image, seeing themselves as anything other than inferior was a hurdle too high to jump. You need to stop blaming yourself and understand that while this issue with the physical side of your relationship is neither your problem nor your responsibility, perhaps it is something you and he can improve on if you work together.
An imbalance of in a relationship can be a confidence-crippling thing for both parties and one of the toughest iniquities to resolve. Happily in these emancipated days, it really is up to you. Are you prepared to compromise on the physical side of the relationship? Is he prepared to try to resolve his low libido? If so, there are plenty of specialists who can help a willing patient. Try the Sexual Advice Association.
Or are you resigned to feeling sub-standard to his ex and assuming responsibility for his lack of passion for as long as this relationship lasts? You are a gorgeous, clever, witty, intelligent capable young woman with your whole life stretching ahead. If you have a dilemma, send a brief email to mariella.
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Having a low sex drive can result in serious relationship problems. Low sex drive in women has many potential causes, including underlying medical issues, emotional or psychological. Can Stress Hurt My Sex Drive?. Your partner's low libido will always make you feel unappealing.
We have a great relationship, he makes me laugh constantly and we're pretty I know I'm not as attractive as his last girlfriend so I can't help feeling maybe.