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Lost interest in sex after childbirth. Any way to overcome it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi this is XXXXXXX Chokkalingam
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:Good morning.
Doctor:Please tell me your query.
User:I have a kid of 1 yr. I am now a mother.
Doctor:Alright proceed
User:After my son delivery , i am not interedted in sex life. but i dont know y that thought is.
User:if he toughes also i am gettgin angry and i am worried for that reason.
Doctor:This could be because you are preoccupied with the child
User:so he also becoming angry with me and most probelms arises for that reason.
Doctor:Taking care of a baby is quite exhausting.
Doctor:OK I understand
User:but i my son is with my mother only and i am not taking care of him. i will go to my home town twice in a week to see him..
User:myself and my hub is here in chennai as we both goes to job.
Doctor:Is she taking care of the baby?
Doctor:Ok. So why do you think you are uninterested?
User:eventhough i dont get such thoughts very offen. but my hub is expecting atleast twice in a week.
Doctor:Do you feel any discomfort during intercourse?
User:but as i am going to the job i am very tired and i could not able to make him to tough also.
User:i dont have any discomfort during the intercource.
User:but as i am going to the job i am very tired and i could not able to make him to touch also.
User:i have interest. but not so offen.
Doctor:I understand your concern. Since you don't have any physical problem its probably due to tiredness and stress.
User:some times i have interest when i am feel free that is during holidays...
Doctor:But as you know this is a part of marriage and it is not unreasonable for your husband to expect it.
Doctor:What I would suggest is both of you discuss this as a couple.
Doctor:You have identified the answer yourself
Doctor:Talk it over and try to spend some time with each other at weekends
User:even if i say that i am tired , he is angry with me and next day he is not speaking with me as i dint accept him..
User:i explained him so many time as i am going to the job i dint get that much interest.
User:but he is not accepting it.
User:is there any other way to overcome it...plse help me out.
Doctor:Don't put it that way. Don't say you are not interested. Try suggesting that maybe you can go out in the weekends for a dinner or movie.
Doctor:Suggest that it would be more comfortable for you when you don't have to think of housework and going to work the next day.
Doctor:ASk him gently to try this way for a week.
Doctor:And you also try to be relaxed in the weekends and pleasant to him.
User:okay...i will tra it for a week and let me look out i am able to find a solution out of it..
Doctor:Dress up well and when he sees that you are still interested, he will also realize that it is only tiredness
User:okay...i will ...
Doctor:that was causing the problem.
Doctor:Hope I have helped you
User:s..Madam...thanks a lot for your support....
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