husband has been working longer and longer hours. When he
gets home he says he just wants to eat and fall asleep.
At first you didn't notice. You were too busy worrying about
the baby to even think about sex. But the baby sleeps through
the night now, and you wish you could spend more time together.
try to get yourself ready for him, showering after work
and putting on your make-up, but he doesn't seem to notice.
When you cuddle up to him in bed, he rolls away. Sometimes
you notice that he gets an erection in the middle of the
night, but when you tried to have sex last week, he couldn't
keep it up. He said that he was too upset about work to
know he works hard; he always has. But is something else
going on? Does he no longer find you attractive? You're
just fitting back into the clothes you used to wear before
you got pregnant. Does he think you're fat? Or is he seeing
someone else? You're girlfriends always said that you should
keep an eye on him.
chapter covers the following topics:
Sexual Desire Is a Common Problem
Men and Women Experience Problems with Sexual Arousal
Orgasm is the Climax of Sexual Response
Exist for Many Sexual Difficulties
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Fifty Signs of Mental Illness: A Guide to Understanding
Yale University Press / New Haven and London
Copyright © 2005 by James Whitney Hicks
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