The science of desire

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Reader Question: My girlfriend and I have been dating and living together for going on two years, and libido differences continue to be a problem for us. I have a very high libido and even three times a week is somewhat frustrating for me. She finds it very difficult to transition from work mode to sex mode, even when we take hours of time to cuddle, massage, watch TV etc. Sex is extremely important to me and once a week just leaves me feeling unfulfilled and even miserable at times. I suppose my question is: how can I learn to cope with an unsatisfying sex life? It is a very common problem that many couples have to deal with.

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