Our expert says:
What you have described is a fairly common occurrence amongst men post a heart attack. Many men are quite traumatised by their experience and may post the heart attack harbour unconscious or unexpressed fears and anxieties that engaging in sexual activity could result in another traumatic experience of a repeated heart attack.
Whether this is the reason for your husband's reluctance to engage in your sexual relationship again is possible. Whether other factors may be playing a role is unknown at this point.
I would recommend you consider seeing a sex and relationship therapist who could possibly work with you and attempt to involve your husband to try and uncover the reasons for his reluctance to engage sexually again post his heart attack. The therapist could then work together with you and your husband's physicians to help overcome the problem.
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