Ask Erin: Help! I have no libido.

Ask Erin: Help! I Have No Libido

Help! I am a 27-year-old woman. I'm in a great relationship with a man who loves me, but I never want to have sex. I have no libido.

I was really f*cking depressed.

The Time I Was So Depressed I Slept Under My Desk

I was depressed. My flatmate didn’t like me. I was depressed. The last train was at midnight, and I couldn’t always make it. I was depressed.

We need to stop treating the birth of children and its visible marks on the women who made them as antithetical to the sex that produced those children.

On The Pressure To Have Sex And Be Sexy After Motherhood

Feeling sexy in a body my culture deems unsexy, while also believing that body should dutifully service someone else’s pleasure doesn’t make me want to slip on a silk teddy and give it the old college try.

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Postpartum Depression Made Me A Better Mental Health Advocate

I clearly remember the first time that I was forced to accept that something was wrong.

Your partner knows you need their support. But you can't bring yourself to connect, or meet their needs. Image: Thinkstock.

Sex Drive: The Forgotten Victim Of Depression

Sex is not something we often hear about when talking about depression. But we should. Because it stops. Sex drive plummets.

I was a living dead person: The structure was there, but there was barely anything inside.

My Ongoing Struggle Through Therapy And Medication

I went to my first therapist when I was a teenager. My family was dysfunctional to the point of being non-functional. If a decision needed to be made about custody arrangements, my parents were incapable of making it without me. Instead, I was the mediator (and had been since I was a young child), speaking first to my father on the phone and then relaying the message to my mother.