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Alternatives to ‘female Viagra’ may boost women’s sex lives

Though the new libido-boosting pill Addyi has been heralded by its makers as a “female Viagra,” disappointing sales of the drug in its first months on the market suggest consumers may not be convinced a pill will help their sex lives. Instead, the Washington Post interviewed experts on what would help improve women’s sex lives, if not pharmaceuticals. The sex experts had a range of suggestions – including tips on getting to know the clitoris better and thinking about pleasure that’s not tied directly to orgasms.

One expert, sex therapist and social work professor Constance Quinn, said that perhaps women in their early 30s should consider freezing their eggs so that they can enjoy dating and sex without worrying as much about pregnancy.

Read the rest of the tips at The Washington Post.

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