Scientists have taken a new approach to sex and women, as yet another drug (Flibanserin) is presented to the Food and Drug Administration supposedly to cure low levels of sexual desire.
Previously, low or hypoactive sex drive in women was considered a disorder. Now it seems expert agree it may not be abnormal at all.
Because they have discovered that rather than constantly yearning to get busy (like men), it’s normal for women to express their desire for sex in response to arousal.
Meaning there’s really nothing to treat, unless you are unable to respond to your partner when you actually feel like being intimate.
Sex educator Emily Nagoski takes an open and honest look at female desire in her new book, Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life. Read the rest of her exploration of the new definition of female sexual arousal here in the New York Times.