There is no doubt that you are well aware of the fact that stress is not good for you. Unfortunately, stress doesn't just impact your mindset. It can impact you physically as well. Stress can have big impact on your sex life too. Stress can impact you physically and emotionally also. It can attack on your libido. Stress increases your body “most important functions for survival like blood flow and increased heart rate, while diminishing non-essential function like sex.
Stress Can Attack your Sex Life in Many Ways: One of the biggest is via hormones Chronic stress can cause your body to produce too much of the hormone cortical which can lower your libido, which won't put you in the mood, either stress can even make it harder to orgasm and can prevent a person from climaxing at all.
Your Brain Which Bears All the Stress. if you have a busy mind and are distracted during sex. It's going to be harder to focus on your arousal, the pleasurable sensations, or orgasm. Stress can also impact your sex life indirectly. The hormones produced when an individual is stressed can impact on metabolism also which can, in turn, lead to weight fluctuations. When you experience changes in your body, or don't feel good about your body, you might be less likely to want to engage in sexual activity. chronic stress may lead to depression and anxiety, and both conditions can get in the way of a healthy sex life. Some people who fell stressed complain that they aren't in the mood to have sex at all.
Having a healthy outlet for your stress ,like yoga exercise getting a massage, and even taking bath can help-Make time for self care, while some stress is normal if you can pinpoint big stressor in your life,its good idea to do what you can minimize them or eliminate them altogether, if possible being intimate with your partner actually can help reduce stress so it's a good idea to try to prioritize some kind of couple time during the day ( you are often exhausted at the end of the day). The feelings produced from sex are natural defenses against stress closeness, attachment and feeling of calm- so making time and space for physical intimacy is not at all fruitless, even if stress levels are high.
You have done all you-you can do to get a handle on your stress but it's still affecting your life, don't be ashamed to seek out help from a doctor or mental counsellor.taking about the issue can be a good start. the partner of the person with reduced sex drive can then show that they do not blame them, showing understanding for their condition having such a conversion helps a lot already. Chronic stress reduces the level of oxytocin, in women, which plays a key role in sexual excitement during foreplay. this means that when women are stressed, activities like cuddling and kissing won't turn them on.
Makes it Difficult to Reach Orgasm: Oxytocin also plays a crucial role in releasing sexual tension during the climax. But with high levels of stress hormones oxytocin gets inhibited.so stress does not allow relaxation after intercourse.