Re: Reducing your sex drive.

Cynthia (
Wed, 13 Oct 1999 10:03:16 -0700

James Daugherty wrote:

> >The anti-depressants Paxil and Prozac have the effect in many men of
> >reducing or eliminating the sex drive and/or causing impotence.
> I tried Prozac for awhile as an experiment based on
> the "Listening to Prozac" book and found that Prozac
> reduced the frequency of my spontaneous thoughts about
> sex and reduced the desire for sex. However, I found
> normal response and ability once the decision was
> made to have sex....perhaps this is just a reduction
> in obsessive/compulsive psychology surrounding sex,
> not really a reduction in sex drive...???

Aren't you afraid that if you suppress your sex drive, instead of channeling it into something creative, that you will become a dull and uncreative person?