Does Diabetes ,affect our sex drive more males than females?

By tinkerbell54 Latest Reply 2014-03-14 08:13:00 -0500
Started 2014-02-24 14:31:16 -0600

I have had diabetes for about 16 yrs . & my sex drive is better than before since I had my menopause. Ruth Tinkerbell54

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jigsaw 2014-02-26 20:10:45 -0600 Report

I hope I never find out! The only thing I know for sure, is since I've become older, it takes me longer to catch my wife as she attempts to escape my advances! I still manage to catch her in the end!! (-;

tinkerbell54 2014-03-07 13:43:59 -0600 Report

That"s not a problem for I am to Dam sexy. Ruth Tinkerbell54

Type1Lou 2014-02-26 17:18:23 -0600 Report

I'm not sure it's diabetes or just an aging factor. I believe there have been studies that showed post-menopausal women might be more receptive to sex because there is no longer the fear of getting pregnant…also probably depends on the skills of your partner to elicit pleasure. I don't have the desire I used to have. Luckily, hubby is slowing down as well.

tinkerbell54 2014-03-07 13:46:20 -0600 Report

Now that is oppisive of me, since I have had my menopause I am more sexier than every. My hubby is not diabetic but he is slowing down it's his age he is 53 & I am 54. Ruth Tinkerbell54

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Trudie Ann 2014-03-10 16:38:11 -0500 Report

My OBGYN told me that woman's sex drive increases with age, but men's decreases. I am 3 years older than my husband, but I have noticed that this may be true. I told her " what a bummer, no fair".

jigsaw 2014-03-11 07:19:05 -0500 Report

It figures! I guess that's why we spend our youthful days chasing women, and our elderly days running away! LOL . The old saying holds true! Opposites attract. When men are in there 20s -30s and most virile, women have yet to get started! When women have reached their peak, men are pooped!

jigsaw 2014-03-14 07:53:58 -0500 Report

That's a good thing for the ladies, assuming that when we catch up, we don't keep running! LOL I know I would stop immediately!

jigsaw 2014-03-08 09:37:46 -0600 Report

Definitely sounds like a re-energized, re-awakening of some very special energy! Better be careful, it could be shockingly awesome at the wrong time! (-;

jigsaw 2014-02-27 10:33:42 -0600 Report

Maybe you're an exception ! I remember my grandfather chasing my grandmother around the living room. He was 90 years old at the time. Funniest thing I ever saw. He passed on at age 100, and finally stopped chasing grandma at age 98! I don't think it was because he lost his sex drive, it was because he had terrible circulation in his feet. Meanwhile, I think I'll go catch my wife? Circulation in the feet is still good!

Type1Lou 2014-02-28 17:04:03 -0600 Report

I feel age is more a state of mind although our bodies do remind us that we're not as young as we think we are…all I have to do is look in the mirror! My Dad died at 81 and he was still young at heart…he fathered my brother at age 61! He had a corny sense of humor and when he was pushing the baby stroller and people would stop to comment on his lovely grandchild, he would correct them and add…"Just because there's snow on the roof (he had white hair) doesn't mean there's no fire in the furnace."

jigsaw 2014-02-28 17:24:18 -0600 Report

Yep, I know what you mean about mirrors and age. Here I am one day walking through the mall, thinking and feeling like I'm 20 or 30 years younger then I actually am. Strolling along, happy as can be when I suddenly saw this nasty old guy starring at me. I starred back at him with my nastiest intense expression. He just continued to stare right back! Wouldn't you know it, it turned out to be me starring in a gigantic wall mirror, back at myself. What a shock to suddenly realize that I was no longer that young 40 year old guy that I used to be. Twenty years flew by so fast, that my mind refused to notice, until I inadvertently glanced at a mirror without realizing it was me looking at myself. Very scary, but at least the furnace is still smoldering, with an occasional flare up.

IronOre 2014-02-25 20:34:03 -0600 Report

I know how my sex drive is, but I have no idea how to compare it to somebody else's.
It's not like two cars are racing and it is easy to see which one is better than the other.

jigsaw 2014-03-01 08:10:58 -0600 Report

If your lover is satisfied, then you have no reason to look further. If not, there are alternatives worth looking into. If you prefer the races, then go to the track and relax. Be happy, don't worry!

Carla48 2014-02-25 05:22:56 -0600 Report

Really? Mine is totally nonexistent. I was diagnosed in 2008. Then again, I've had hormonal balance issues since I was 10 years old, and that is more likely the culprit.

glennb61 2014-02-24 14:53:31 -0600 Report

Been diabetic going on 10 years now and no affect for me. Heard stories about people losing their desire but I am sure there are other contributing factors.

tinkerbell54 2014-03-07 13:53:13 -0600 Report

I have been a diabetic type 1 for 20 yrs & my Sex drive is like i was in my 30. My hubby who is not diabetic his sex drive is like a old man. He will take it or leave it . as for me I could take it 24/7 . Ruth Tinklerbell54

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