After jokes about a coming pandemic baby boom in early March 2020, reality seems to have sunk in : According to The Atlantic, a “baby bust” is much more likely. A significant portion of the population has reported experiencing a decreased sex drive since this mess began, according to the Collaborative Outcomes Study on Health and Functioning During Infection Times . When the world seems to be falling apart around you (national politics certainly aren’t helping things), initiating sexy times can feel like climbing a steep mountain peak. So what’s to be done? You might be inclined to turn to a doctor for help when your sex drive is low, but it might not get you anywhere. I’ve heard a lot of stories about doctors who give terrible (and frankly, insulting) advice—“Just have a glass of wine and relax” being a particularly infuriating one. (It’s also the most common advice doctors give to women who have never had an orgasm.) Unfortunately, you don’t need to get much training in sexuality to become a doctor, so a lot of doctors are woefully unprepared to deal with sexual issues. In my experience working with clients, it’s almost always possible to pinpoint the reason why your sex drive started to decrease. Read on for my advice on how to figure out why your sex drive disappeared. Find a new doctor It can take a lot of time and patience, but I highly recommend trying to find a doctor who is more versed […]