If you're experiencing similar problems, you certainly aren't alone. All attraction just went out the window. It can and does happen. The problem is, you can stop being attracted to a person sexually but still love them.
What we don't talk about (when we talk about sex)
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Last Updated: February 15, References. This article was co-authored by JT Tran. JT also runs the ABCs of Attraction, a dating boot camp where he specializes in coaching Asian men and women on how to navigate the cultural and social sensitivities associated with Asian dating culture. With over ten years of dating coaching experience, JT has presented dating and relationship advice as it relates to cultural issues at Harvard University, Yale University, and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Why is it so difficult to talk about sex?
Print article. Music videos, movies, reality shows, beer ads, online porn, prostitutes in video games, sexy doctor shows. Sex is everywhere. In fact, teens report that their main source of information about sex, dating and sexual health comes from what they see and hear in the media. Public health experts say that the media can be an effective sex educator when it includes specific information on birth control methods and sexually transmitted diseases.
But when he hit puberty, "it was 'anyone but you' for a few years," Pepper Schwartz said. No one ever said that talking to your kids about sex was easy -- especially when the talk about the birds and bees turns to things like sexually transmitted diseases, birth control or masturbation -- but that's no excuse to put off the discussion, Schwartz says. A new study from Harvard finds that more than 40 percent of parents don't get around to talking to their kids about safe sex practices until after their kids are sexually active. Two thirds of sons in the study said they had not talked with a parent about how to use a condom before they started having sex. When Cooper Schwartz said he wasn't comfortable talking to his parents, Pepper referred him to a few trusted male friends and said, "You have to have someone to talk to about this stuff.