Our expert says:
It is a known fact that some anti-depressant could have a negative impact on some people’s libido’s. I would however not be too hasty to put all the blame on the obvious medication. There could be several other factors that could be at play. IT is also not always only a medical reason, but could be emotional or psychological of nature. Usually in the beginning of a relationship we have the love “love hormone” present that easily overrides the “lack of sexual desire” – side effect of any medication, so I am not completely convinced that it is medication alone to be blamed . I will strongly recommend that you seek professional assistance from a psychologist/medical practitioner that works specifically in the field of sexual health. Maybe you should also explore if he is really “turning you on” or is he just a very nice person that fills the empty space in your life?
You are also welcome to contact our helpline – 0860100262 where you could be assisted to get in touch with a therapist as close a possible to you.
Furthermore you are welcome to visit the following website for any more sexual health information and assignments that could be helpful: www.sexualhealth.co.za
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