Really interested in any thoughts on my loss of mental physical libido .
Has anyone ever succeeded in getting this back?
I mean the thing in your head that makes you want to masturbate etc, a bit like you feel thirsty or hungry. One of the few things that once gone for me never ever returned so far even briefly, which is why I fear there may be a permanent element to this. Like a total switch going off.
I still intellectually find people attractive, but I don’t feel the force in my head physically. Definitely if I do feel an urge it’s now purely via the groin as some others described.
I’ve read about people getting stuck in the sympathetic nervous system (flight or fight, ie hard to switch off mentally, no libido) as a reaction to using Finasteride and wonder if this has anything to do with it. This happened before Finasteride, just this time it never came back!
To be clear, I’m saying there are 4 issues, (1) loss of brain-groin link, (2) loss of sensation in groin, (3) intellectual attraction ie looking at someone and wanting to…, and (4) the actual physical feeling of urge to have sex etc in the brain. I lost the first two right away to a reasonable extent, (4) when feeling overwhelmed at work 6m later, and have never lost (3).
Topic taken from my welcome post last week, which I’m breaking up to stimulate (pun intended) further debate.