Just an 기사 i read on the effects of alcohol and sex in general...any comments, experiences, ideas (either on alcohol 또는 sex) welcome.



Find out why too much alcohol can be a sexual turn-off for 당신 both.


Drinking alcohol to excess can make good sex go bad. Dr Abigael San, clinical psychologist and alcohol expert, says this is because alcohol reduces both men's and women's sexual sensitivity.

"In both sexes, sexual response is reduced 의해 regular and prolonged drinking," she says.

"In men, alcohol can cause difficulties getting and maintaining an erection - while women may experience reduced lubrication, find it harder to have an orgasm, 또는 have orgasms that are less intense."

Many people mistakenly believe that alcohol is an aphrodisiac. However, over time too much alcohol can actually put a dampener on your sex drive.
Sexual side-effects

Drinking too much over an extended period of time can turn a temporary condition like 'Brewer's Droop' into full-blown impotence (1). Drinking can also cause damage if you're planning to have children. Women who drink over the government’s daily unit guidelines can take longer to become pregnant and can suffer from menstrual and fertility problems.
Recapture your spark

If you're serious about not letting alcohol get between 당신 and great sex, then it's best to try cutting down together. Start 의해 planning romantic nights that don't involve drinking alcohol at all, 또는 make sure that 당신 keep the amount on offer to within the daily unit guidelines.
Practical ways to cut back on booze

Rather than criticising your partner's drinking habits, acknowledge that it could be a good idea for both of 당신 to cut down.

Some enthusiastic praise can help steer your partner towards what makes 당신 both feel good. Compliments like "You look really slim now you've cut down on the pints," will help your partner feel positive about their choice.

Record your everyday drinking so at the end of the week 당신 can see what you've consumed. MyDrinkaware is perfect for this.

If you've got into the habit of drinking wine for dinner, try switching to a non-alcoholic choice instead.

Put away the money 당신 would have spent on alcohol. Then, at the end of the 월 use it for something 당신 can do together.

If 당신 are old enough - what have 당신 learned from your experiences of being under the influence and having sex

If your not old enough - what have 당신 learnt and how will 당신 prevent it in your life?

https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/check-the-facts/effects-on-relationships/is-alcohol-affecting-your-sex-life