Revving Up Women's Sex Drive
Will there ever be a 'Viagra' for women?
Looking Within continued...
Taking part in enjoyable activities such as walking with a
partner, listening to music, having a glass of wine, taking a bath, or reading
a romance novel can also help put women in the mood for sex. These activities
can help women shift into their "sex self" from their role as mother, wife,
employer, or employee, says Ellison.
It would also help women to be more pleasure-oriented rather
than goal-oriented with sex. "Right now we have women fitting into a male
linear model of sexual response: desire, arousal, and orgasm. But women don't
work that way," says Whipple. "Sometimes holding someone's hand and being held
and kissed is all [women] want, and it feels good. So enjoy that. Enjoy what