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Posted by: MACY | 2011-02-17

LOST PHYSICAL ATTRACTION

What does it mean when someone says they have lost physical attraction.Can that be brought back?Does it mean the person no longer loves you and how do you go about solving this dilemma.

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If you look at one of the posts earlier today you will seee that a man had lost physical attraction and through therapy/working through his issues, his returned. The down side for him is that his partner has now lost the ability to be phyisically desirous of him... So it may be possible to regain this,depending on the reasons for the loss of physical attraction.

People may use this term interchangeably with other words, but you really need to check what it means for the person you are referring to. It doesn't necessarily mean that the person doesn't love you - but it might for that particular individual. People in such a circumstance need to try to understand exactly what is meant and what the partner feels. If reasons for the loss of attraction can be identified and solved, then it may be that attraction may return.

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Posted by: XXX | 2011-02-17

I guess it means that they are no longer attracted to you (physically).One can get " this"  back but it is hard work ie both parties to WANT to try by trying new things/doing things together/dressing up for your partner/experimenting in bed etc etc

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Posted by: Sexologist | 2011-02-17

If you look at one of the posts earlier today you will seee that a man had lost physical attraction and through therapy/working through his issues, his returned. The down side for him is that his partner has now lost the ability to be phyisically desirous of him... So it may be possible to regain this,depending on the reasons for the loss of physical attraction.

People may use this term interchangeably with other words, but you really need to check what it means for the person you are referring to. It doesn't necessarily mean that the person doesn't love you - but it might for that particular individual. People in such a circumstance need to try to understand exactly what is meant and what the partner feels. If reasons for the loss of attraction can be identified and solved, then it may be that attraction may return.

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