- Breast sucking at infancy
- Response to hunger
- Urge for sex
- Instincts for sexual behaviours, like acts of sex itself
- Flight response to danger
What Is Normal Sex Urge/Drive?
But these subjective feelings and actions vary across the human population. The scientific and the medical society have not defined the extent of normal libido from too less or overt libido. This means there is no absolute normal when it comes to your sex drive and how often you might want to have sex.
So, when does sexual urge become a problem?
- You are not able to achieve satisfaction, no matter how much sex or masturbation you have
- You are not able to get the amount of sex you desire
- You are troubled by ceaseless sex fantasies
- You perceive the act of sex as a stigma when you do not have a legal partner
- You often sacrifice work, social connections and sleep time for your sexual urges
- Sore genitals from excessive sex or masturbation
- You regularly seek out unsatisfactory or risky sexual exploits
- Unsatisfactory that your sexual satisfaction from random people prevents you from having a stable relationship
What Causes High Sexual Urge/Drive?
- Associated symptom with certain medical conditions, e.g, medications, Parkinson's disease, brain and spinal injuries, mania, hormonal imbalances, thyroid diseases, Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder.
- Psychosocial causes, e.g, grief, anxiety, unresolved trauma (emotional, sexual trauma, etc), distorted beliefs around love, sex and intimacy, lack or loss of self-esteem.
- The shame surrounding one's sexual preferences, experiences or body image
- A lack of fulfilment over one's life
- Boredom and idleness
- Inability to process one's emotions
- Feeling stuck in a relationship with someone who wants less sex
- Medications for other illness
How To Control Your Sexual Urges
- Talk about it
- Do something else
- Think about your goals
- Channel your energy
- Look for satisfying sex
- Avoid pornography
- Identify your triggers and avoid them
- Settle issues in your relationship
- Take medications or see the doctor
Talk About It
Do Something Else
- Mental tasks, e.g, playing mind games like chess, etc
- Complex mental activities like reading, learning some skills, cooking, etc
- Yoga and meditation
Think About Your Goals
Channel Your Energy
Look For Satisfying Sex
Settle Issues In Your Relationship
Identify Your Primary Triggers
Take Medications Or See The Doctor
Reversible chemical castration
Change Your Medication
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