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💋How Can ADHD Affect Sex Life in the Bedroom?

For many adults, sex is a significant part of our lives. Yet it's not often talked about how ADHD can impact our time in the bedroom!


ADHDers often struggle with maintaining focus. For our sex life, this can translate to...

  • Rushing foreplay

  • Difficulty reaching orgasm

  • Getting bored or distracted during sex

Due to hyperactivity, we may struggle to relax and get in the mood.


Hypersexual

Sexual stimulation releases endorphins that helps to reduce the restlessness caused by our ADHD. This can lead some ADHDers to unknowingly seek sex more for this relief.


Hyposexual

We may have a hyposexual drive due to sensory issues or low self esteem. Low sex drive can also be a side-effect of our stimulant medication.


Hypersensitive

Some sensations that feel good to our partner, may feel irritating, uncomfortable, or too intense to us.


  • If you often get bored during sex, maybe you need me to shake it up a bit! Try talking to your partner about trying new...

    • Positions

    • Locations

    • Forms of foreplay

    • Toys


  • If you struggle with low sex drive, you can try to schedule a day, have a romantic date, and make sex a special event. You can try...

    • Cooking dinner together

    • Dancing together

    • Writing love notes

    • Yoga or meditation


Ready to master your emotions with ADHD? If this resonated with you, consider checking out our Healing ADHD Emotions program! Join this 8-week group journey to heal the past and develop emotional regulation skills for life.


Have fun💋


Coach Brooke



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