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Mental Health Professional: LeahMSWuofm, Clinical Social Worker replied 21 days ago
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Hi, thank you for writing. My names is Leah. The first person you should have your wife talk to is her PCP (or Gynecologist) about her lack of desire. That is, assuming she also wants to work on increasing her libido? Can you tell me a little more about your situation, like how long you have been married, how long has this been an issue, and how your wife reacts when you bring this up up to her?
I look forward to hearing back from you,
Leah

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The drs. Have no advice, married 52 yrs. wife is willing, but no real interest
Mental Health Professional: LeahMSWuofm, Clinical Social Worker replied 8 days ago

There is a medication that can be prescribed to impact libido. It is a safe medication that is usually very well tolerated and is an antidepressant called Wellbutrin. However, I wonder if you have tried physically touching with your wife and what would happen if you just asked her to cuddle with you, naked, in bed. Let her know you want to try some massage, some kissing, and maybe a racy movie? Often, the mind initially puts up a wall about not wanting intimacy but once primed through visual and physical stimulation, the brain engages and the body responds. So even if she says she isn't interested, ask if she would be willing to lay with you while you and her due to some sensual touching. Hopefully, that gets her excited and she can remind her body and mind about how good physical intimacy can feel.

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Mental Health Professional: LeahMSWuofm, Clinical Social Worker replied 3 days ago

Hi, just checking back since this question remains open due to being unrated. Can I help further? Just let me know!

Thanks,

Leah

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