Our expert says:
It is quite common that in the beginning of relationship women may have a greater interest in sex and possibly be less inhibited in sex than her 'default' position would be. This is due to chemicals in the brain which are released in the beginning of a relationship - amongst other things they result in slightly higher testosterone levels in women which may account for higher sex drive. Unfortunately due to a cruel trick of nature these changes are temporary and after a while (between 6months - 4 years) she returns to a more 'normal level'. Sometimes relationship issues may affect ones desire. It may be that you need to talk to your partner about your needs and spend time working on your relationship. You mention that you are taking the oral contraception which may decrease desire in some women. It may be useful to discuss this with your doctor.
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