(Closed) Combating low sex drive while on the pill? might be TMI

posted 6 years ago in Intimacy
Post # 3
1080 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Yes, I definitely have decreased sex drive when taking BCPs, not to mention pretty bad vaginal dryness.  I quit taking them because of these reasons and a whole bunch of other side effects.  

Only other advice to you would be to maybe try a different brand (this seems to work for some people), or try a different method of BC.  Although none are quite as reassuring as the pill, and if you have a decreased sex drive on the pill, probably wouldn’t be much different using the ring, IUD, etc. Might be worth a shot though!  I feel like I have tried and hated almost every type of birth control (pill, NuvaRing, Mirena IUD, DepoProvera shot). 

Being a woman sucks.  Let’s create a birth control pill for guys and see how THEY like their hormones being all messed up!

Post # 4
3307 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

so your drive decreased when you stopped taking the pills or when you started up again?

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